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Vehicle accident claims another well known resident of Walvis Bay

Vehicle accident claims another well known resident of Walvis Bay

The Walvis Bay community is once more reeling in shock and disbelief after another well known resident died in a vehicle accident over the weekend. Mrs. Vanessa Erasmus, an organiser of the annual Namport Erongo Business and Tourism was killed on Saturday afternoon when the vehicle in which she was a passenger overturned on the […]

No bail for woman who left infant alone at home – causing his death

The woman who is accused of having left her 5 month old baby boy unattended at her home in Kuisebmond, which lead to the infant’s death, has been identified as Natasha Hipose (29). Hipose made a first appearance in the Walvis Bay magistrates court on Friday. She faces a charge of culpable homicide. No bail […]

Three children and woman die in head-on collision near Arandis

Three children and woman die in head-on collision near Arandis

A head-on collision on the B2 between Arandis and Usakos in the early hours of Monday morning claimed the lives of four people – three children and a woman. Various emergency and rescue services from the region responded to the scene which was described as “horrific.” Exact details about the accident remained sketchy yesterday. While […]

Three attackers still at large

Three attackers still at large

The three men who allegedly assaulted and robbed an 80-year old lady in broad daylight in her home in Vineta last Wednesday remains at large. and escaped with her wallet and a watch have not been apprehended yet. The suspects brutally assaulted the pensioner in her own home in Flamingo Street. The victim, who celebrated […]

Ovaherero and Nama community feels they should be included in reparations talks

Ovaherero and Nama community feels they should be included in reparations talks

The Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama community gathered this past weekend at the Swakopmund Memorial Park in Kramersdorf for the 10th annual reparation walk to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the 1904-1908 genocide at the concentration camp in Swakopmund. Commenting on the Namibian Government’s decision of filing a lawsuit against the German […]

Car and scooter collide

Car and scooter collide

A man was run off his scooter on Friday morning, in Sam Nujoma Ave in front of Camelthorn Freight Fowarding. The cause of the accident is still unclear, but it is believed that the car turned into the parking when the scooter collided with the car, which was travelling from the the opposite direction. No […]

Five month old baby boy dies after being left home alone for 13 hours

A five months old baby died in Kuisebmond in Walvis Bay on Wednesday, after the 29year old mother left the child alone at home for thirteen hours. The mother now faces a charge of murder. The incident happened in David Hambunda Street. The mother, who is employed by a security com-pany, left for work on […]

Multiple cable faults reason for electricity outages

The power supply to various parts of Swakopmund, especially the central business district (cbd), has for the past few days been continuously interrupted. It caused considerable disruptions to businesses. “The problem has to do with multiple cable faults supplying electricity to the cbd,” explained Benjamin Nangombe, Public Relations & Marketing Officer at Erongo RED. Nangombe […]

Security guard assaulted for daring to inquire over his salary in arrears

Security guard assaulted for daring to inquire over his salary in arrears

Fillemon Haufiku (35) a security guard at ASST Security Company since July 2016 was brutally assaulted by his supervisor on Wednesday after a fight occurred during a meeting which was called by the manager/boss of ASST and the manager of Safari Projects. According to Haufiku ASST have not paid him his salary since December 2016 […]

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 […]

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