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Taxi Driver finds abandoned new born

Taxi Driver finds abandoned new born

Sharlien Tjambari A new-born baby girl wrapped in a blanket next to a dustbin was discovered by a Taxi driver earlier this week. The taxi driver picked up a child for school at 06:45 on Tuesday morning in Tulinawa, Swakopmund when he found the baby laying next to a dustbin in the yard. The man […]

Suspected farm murderer arrested

Suspected farm murderer arrested

Eileen van der Schyff The suspect who allegedly brutally murdered a farmer this past weekend was arrested. Twenty-two-year-old Nicolas Manganda was arrested at Rundu, Kavango East on Tuesday afternoon. He was brought before a magistrate who ordered his transfer under custody to Karibib where he will make a first appearance on charges of murder, kidnapping […]

Farm murder rocks Erongo

Farm murder rocks Erongo

Eileen van der Schyff Nicolas Manganda from Rundu murdered his new employer with an axe while he was busy milking the goats, then forced the farmer’s wife into her murdered husband’s vehicle, sped off and overturned the vehicle and fled further on foot. Manganda was employed on the farm in the Otjimbingwe area since October […]

Thugs arrested minutes after robbing a tourist

Thugs arrested minutes after robbing a tourist

Floris Sreenkamp   Walvis Bay: Two men who overpowered and robbed a European tourist at a public toilet at the Walvis Bay lagoon yesterday were arrested minutes after the crime was committed. Their two co-accomplices are still on the run, but their identities are known and the police believe their arrest is imminent. A tourist […]

Tourist keeps his cool

Tourist keeps his cool

Eileen van der Schyff A tourist kept his cool on Saturday after-noon when a group of people stopped and broke into his vehicle parked next to the airport road. He could take this picture as the group fled the scene in this white Audi. The getaway vehicle’s registration mark could be recognised as N7171W as […]

“I hve to look after my jobless girlfriend and three-year-old child”

“I hve to look after my jobless girlfriend and three-year-old child”

Floris Steenkamp One of the suspects in the murder in August last year in Swakopmund of the elderly couple, Siegfried and Roswitha Strzelecki, argues he needs to get bail in order to earn an income to care for his unemployed girlfriend and his three-year-old child. He further argues bail would also afford him the opportunity […]

Ten months jail time for thugs who broke into tourist’s car

Ten months jail time for thugs who broke into tourist’s car

You do the crime, you do the time. The message is clear now that crimes against tourists and other visitors to Namibia will no longer be tolerated. You are guaranteed of a prison sentence if convicted. The three thugs, who were recently found guilty of breaking into a South African tourist’s vehicle parked next to […]

Swakopmund Psychiatrist to be tried on rape charges

Swakopmund Psychiatrist to be tried on rape charges

Dr Pieter van der Westhuizen, the Swakopmund-based psychiatrist who allegedly drugged and raped a woman in his practice in 2015, will stand trial in the Windhoek High Court in June next year. His trial is due to start on 17 June. Van der Westhuizen faces three charges of rape, one of indecent assault and a […]

Body washes Ashore

Body washes Ashore

Sharlien Tjambari   The body of the person who is suspected to have drowned on 15 October washed ashore and was identified as Filipus Nghiningwanai Nuyoma (28). Nuyoma was washed out to beach at about 13:00. He was discovered by a passer-by between Swakopmund beach and the new Mall. The body of an unknown young […]

Witness wanted urgently

Witness wanted urgently

The Namibian Police at Walvis Bay is urgently looking for a witness, Mr Epafras Nghilifavali Haifidi residing at house number 377, Silver street, Mondesa. He is requested to urgently make contact with Detective Warrant Officer Johan Henry Geiseb of the Serious Crime Sub Division at 081 262 9842 or 064 219049. He is a witness […]

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