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Man collapses and dies in street

On Monday this week a man was found dead in Tulinawa Extension 4 in Mondesa at around 16:00. The body was lying in the street. Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa, police regional crime investi-gations co-ordinator for Erongo, confirmed the incident and explained the man was identified as Andreas Salomo (67). “On Monday, 20 March, Andreas was […]

Drinking and driving driver remains in custody

Drinking and driving driver remains in custody

Rowan Swartz (22) appeared on charges of driving with an excessive blood alcohol level and escaping from lawful custody. Swartz allegedly crashed the vehicle he was driving into another vehicle and then into a garden wall. He allegedly fled the scene of the accident. The incident occurred in Ocean View on Saturday 18 March. Deputy […]

The 400m Athletic Legend

The 400m Athletic Legend

Francis Uatema is another example to prove through hard work, determination and a positive attitude dreams become a reality. His journey started in 2010 when a teacher forced him to participate in the 400m athletics . It reached a high point in Jamaica in 2015. Francis Uatema was born on 5 February 1996 at Otavi […]

Geingob: “Harambee should not be ridiculed or scoffed at”

Geingob: “Harambee should not be ridiculed or scoffed at”

President Hage Geingob has called on all Namibians to embrace the spirit of Harambee and move the country forward. This was his key message when he addressed Namibians during the country’s 27th independence celebrations at Rundu yesterday. President Geingob looked back on the country’s achievements since independence 27 years ago, saying that there is a […]

Shock and disbelief at death of Magic Discounters’ Connie Olivier

Shock and disbelief at death of Magic Discounters’ Connie Olivier

The coastal community is reeling in shock after, well-known business personality Mrs. Connie Olivier died in a vehicle accident on Thursday evening. Olivier was the sole occupant of her vehicle and was returning home from Walvis Bay to Langstrand at around 21:00 on Thursday evening, when her Toyota Prado crashed into the trailer of a […]

Woman in near drowning incident at Langstrand

A lady of an unknown age managed to escape certain death on Sunday while swimming in the ocean in the vicinity of Langstrand. According to the West Coast Safety Initiative the lady was swept away by the strong current and ended up in trouble and soon thereafter was unable to reach shore on her own. […]

Heatwave bordering 50 Degrees Celsius hits parts of the coast

Heatwave bordering 50 Degrees Celsius hits parts of the coast

A heat wave coupled with scorching temperatures bordering the 50°C-mark has hit various parts of the coast of Namibia. Medical practitioners warn residents to take extra care during this extreme heat phase. Temperatures recorded on Monday ranged from at least 40.5°C (Swakopmund) to 46°C (Walvis Bay) and 46.5°C (Henties Bay). “Residents should take extra care […]

Boy shoots little girl in the eye with pistol

A six-year old girl from Walvis Bay is being treated in the Katutura State Hospital for a gunshot wound, after she was accidentally shot in the eye by a ten year-old boy in Kuisebmond on Friday afternoon. The boy was playing with his father’s pistol, when a shot went off. The father is facing a […]

Guard the Marinedenkmal – Community activist claims a group wants to destroy genocide evidence at the monument

Guard the Marinedenkmal – Community activist claims a group wants to destroy genocide evidence at the monument

Swakopmund community activist Laidlaw Peringanda, who is also the founder of the Back to Germany Activists Movement, is calling on the Namibian Police to guard the Marinedenkmal in Swakopmund and “not let anyone near it” – be it residents, government officials or tourists. Peringanda has made this call at the office of the Inspector General […]

Regional Council touching the toes of N$1million in fundraiser for Namibian Newspaper Cup

Regional Council touching the toes of N$1million in fundraiser for Namibian Newspaper Cup

The Namibian Newspaper Cup tournament is coming to Erongo this Easter from 14-17 April and will be hosted in Swakopmund. This annual event and a permanent fixture on the Namibian Sporting Calendar attracts thousands of visitors from all other 13 regions to the host region. This will be the second time the newspaper cup is […]