Crime

Corridors are key for economic development

5 days ago - 17 September 2018 | Crime

Adolf KaureThe seventh Trans Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) joint law enforcement operation took place on the B2 highway near Swakopmund on Wednesday.Speaking on behalf of minister of works and transport John Mutorwa, his permanent...

Namibia greets ‘precious angel’

1 week ago - 10 September 2018 | Crime

Denver Kisting Cruel death unites nation On Saturdays her mom would drop her at her grandparents’ house so that she could accompany them to church the next day.Sundays she would be flanked...

CCTV installation drags on

1 week ago - 10 September 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesNo progress has been made with the installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in town since the Swakopmund town council approved the project nine months ago. According to Anett Kötting, chairperson of the...

Woman fends off knife-wielding attacker

2 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesA local woman was attacked by two men at an intersection in Swakopmund on Friday morning . Annelien Derks told Erongo that she was driving into town at 06:00 to pick up a security...

PPRC issues safety tips for tourists

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2018 | Crime

The Police Public Relations Committee of Swakopmund has issued safety tips for tourists, in anticipation of the tourist peak season which has just started. “Just like with all other major cities around the world it...

Community takes a stand against drugs

1 month - 20 August 2018 | Crime

Community members and the West Coast Ecumenical Movement, which represents 18 churches in Walvis Bay, gathered at the magistrate’s court to protest the granting of...

Cops ready for action

1 month - 20 August 2018 | Crime

Jana-Mari Smith Windhoek's City Police traffic and crime prevention units have responded to the call of Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga to ensure more visible...

School property vandalised

2 months ago - 13 July 2018 | Crime

Otis Finck Vandals entered the Narraville Primary School premises, removed a number of window frames and also smashed a number of windows. Acting principal...

Joint Operation a huge success

2 months ago - 13 July 2018 | Crime

Botswana hosted the 6th Joint Law Enforcement Operation (JLEO) of Trans Kalahari Corridor Management Committee (TKCMC) member states Botswana, Namibia and South Africa at Moatle...

CCTV footage helps police

3 months ago - 22 June 2018 | Crime

The Namibian police managed­ to trace and arrest two alleged­ robbers in Walvis Bay by using­ CCTV footage of the crime. According to Erongo police...

Community warned against fake police

3 months ago - 15 June 2018 | Crime

Jessica Botes The Erongo crime investigations coordinator, Erastus Iikuyu, has warned the community in the Erongo Region to not fall victim to scams by fake...

Three charged for catching half a ton of cob...

6 months ago - 16 March 2018 | Crime

Erwin Leuschner The clamp-down on ski-boat fishermen not keeping to the rules and overfishing cob continues: three persons were arrested on Sunday afternoon after...

Crime

Human trafficking under the microscope

7 months ago - 09 February 2018 | Crime

A training workshop on ­human trafficking began in Swakopmund on Monday.Speaking at the opening of the five-day workshop, International Organisation of Migration (IOM) Namibia's officer...

Many drunk drivers arrested during...

8 months ago - 05 January 2018 | Crime

Jessica BotesSpecial operations by members of the Namibian police during the festive season, led to the arrest of 62 people who were driving under the...

Police round up armed robbers

8 months ago - 29 December 2017 | Crime

Jessica BotesMembers of the Namibian police and the Swakopmund Neighbourhood Watch arrested nine suspected armed robbers in Swakopmund on Monday. Two of the suspects who...

Arandis police station best in...

9 months ago - 08 December 2017 | Crime

Otis Finck Arandis police station is officially the best police station in the Erongo region. The station commander, warrant officer...

ACC forum creates awareness

9 months ago - 08 December 2017 | Crime

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) hosted a stakeholders economic forum to educate sectors on the dangers of corruption.The forum, which took place in Swakopmund on Tuesday,...

Ndeitunga: Serious crimes increasing

9 months ago - 01 December 2017 | Crime

Otis FinckNamibia has become a drug consuming country unlike in the past when it was considered a drug trafficking country, says the Inspector General of...

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