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Roswitha Deetlefs loses battle against cancer

Roswitha Deetlefs loses battle against cancer

Friends and family of Walvis Bay resident Roswitha Deetlefs are still coming to terms with her passing this weekend. 32 year-old Deetlefs lost the battle against cancer. She was an inspiration to many as she attempted to defeat the disease naturally and continuously remained positive. Deetlefs leaves behind her husband Willi and one year-old daughter […]

Karibib earthquake measured 3.4 on Richterscale

An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richterscale was recorded on Tuesday (26 April) at 12:59:58 South of Karibib. This data was released by the Geological Survey of Namibia. The shaking earth was felt by some residents of both Karibib and Usakos. According to the Geological Survey the earthquake occurred at a depth of ten kilometers. […]

Alleged drunk, reckless driver arrested after wild police chase

A 31 year-old spent Sunday and Monday behind bars after he recklessly overtook numerous vehicles on the B2 between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay on Sunday after midnight and thereafter sped off from traffic officials resulting in a lengthy and dangerous police chase through Swakopmund. It actually borders a miracle that nobody was injured during the […]

Gruesome long weekend on Namibian roads: At least 22 dead

Gruesome long weekend on Namibian roads: At least 22 dead

The past long May weekend was one of the bloodiest weekends on the roads in the Namibian history. Across the entire country at least 22 people lost their lives during various accidents. The most horrific collision being the accident between Okahandja and Otjiwarongo on Sunday which claimed the lives of 15 people. “A sad day […]

Horse suspected for killing owner at Otjimbingwe

A 29 year-old was allegedly severely kicked by his horse on Saturday afternoon in the vicinity of Otjimbingwe, which ultimately caused his death. The police is investigating a case of inquest, said deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, Nampol regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo. According to Iikuyu the body of Thomas Haimbodi was found on Saturday […]

NIMT unable to pay April salaries

The Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) had no option on Tuesday other than informing staff it cannot honour salaries due for April, as the Ministry of Education had not provided government funding to the Namibia Training Authority (NTA) or the Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF). The news came in the form of […]

“We will come knocking at several doors soon” – ACC

The regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Swakopmund looks back on a productive 2016. A total of 42 new cases were recorded of which 19 were finalised, said head investigator Walter Kurz yesterday in Swakopmund during a debriefing to the local media. “Creating awareness of corruption can never be enough. It is an […]

Man found dead in Swakopmund guesthouse

The police in the Erongo Region is investigating two cases of unnatural deaths which occurred recently in Swakopmund and Usakos respectively. The causes of death for Jasper Davis (38) as well as Werner Scholze (83) has not yet been determined. According to Erastus Iikuyu, Nampol, regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo the body of Jasper […]

Monique Prince says she is not the owner of MCK Debt Collectors

Monique Prins responded to a recent article in namib times where she was accused by her former employer at OSK Debt Collectors of resigning and using unethical means to open a rival debt collecting company. Prins refuted these allegations and said this week she is merely employed by this “new rival” company MCK Debt Collectors. […]

48 year-old lady dies in freak accident at meat market

A 48 year-old lady was killed during a freak-accident at a well known meat market in Walvis Bay at about 7:00 on Wednesday morning. The lady was crushed by a boundary wall, which col lapsed on top of her, while another woman was injured during the incident. According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, Nampol regional […]