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Special courts can now issue protection orders after hours

Domestic violence, as well as gender-based violence, is expected to be dealt a severe blow this festive season with special after-hours domestic violence courts that will be operational until 15 January 2018. The Office of the Judiciary announced this week all police stations countrywide are working with all magistrate’s courts to assist victims of abuse […]

Registered car guards now wear custom-embroidered reflective jackets

Registered car guards now wear custom-embroidered reflective jackets

The first number of registered car guards in Swakopmund received their new, custom-made reflective jackets this week. This marks the start of a new system by which the conduct of car guards will be regulated in Swakopmund. At the same time informal traders, the so-called Makalani traders, will also be issued with unique reflective jackets […]

Senegalese tourist still missing at Brandberg

Senegalese tourist still missing at Brandberg

“We will not give up.” With these words Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu gave his assurance that the widespread search for the missing Senegalese tourist at the Brandberg mountain will continue – even though the person has now been missing for close to a week. Mark Mokosho was reported missing in the vicinity of Namibia’s highest […]

Swakopmund mostly “crime-free” this week – but don’t let your guard down

Crime prevention in Swakopmund is paying off. Since the beginning of this week Swakopmund has been “very quiet” in terms of crime related incidents. Usually petty crimes and house break-ins, robbery and theft are reported during this time of the year – but this year is different. The low crime rate so far is good […]

Police at Usakos arrest three drug dealers

N$40 000 worth of Mandrax and cannabis off the streets This week, on Wednesday morning around 04:00 three men were arrested in separate anti-drug operations at Usakos, with the police taking cannabis and Mandrax tablets worth around N$40 000 off the streets in that small Erongo community where drug abuse is becoming an increasing social […]

Drunk driver’s licence revoked for one year

A man’s driving licence was revoked for a period of one year, following his conviction last week in the Walvis Bay magistrates court on a charge of drunken driving. He was also slapped with a N$8000 fine, alternatively a period of one year imprisonment. Johannes Shitaleni, the man referred to above is one of 24 […]

South African injured in accident in the dunes

A tourist from South Africa escaped with minor injuries after he was involved in an accident in the dunes in the vicinity of Langstrand on Saturday afternoon. The 28-year-old was discharged from hospital the day after the incident. Although everyone is relieved that the tourist only came off with light injuries, a serious warning was […]

Police Public Relations Committee

Dear Swakopmund Resident, The Police Public Relations Committee was established in August 2016 and consists of members of the business community, municipality, social works, teachers, prisons as well as the police from both the Swakopmund and Mondesa station. It is important to take crime seriously in this day and age. One of the first considerations […]

Tourist goes missing on inhospitable Brandberg

Tourist goes missing on inhospitable Brandberg

The widespread aerial search for a missing Senegalese tourist, who is suspected to have climbed the Brandberg mountain alone, did not yield any results so far. At the time of going to print yesterday, there was no trace of 37-year-old Mark Mokosho who is now missing for more than three days. According to Deputy Commissioner […]

Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) awards top achievers

Elgin Brown & Hamer (EBH) awards top achievers

Elgin Brown & Hamer Namibia recently awarded their achievers for the year 2017. A total of 17 employers received awards for the hard work and dedication to the company. The three best achiever was also awarded with special awards. The Human recourses Manager Ms Beata Mutekasaid that “Tonight we are all winner. Everyone can make […]