Accidents

Safety audit underway after freak accident in port

19 hours ago | Accidents

Walvis Bay • [email protected] A full internal investigation has been launched by Erongo Marine Enterprises (EME) after a freak accident that claimed the life of a dock worker on board the MFV Desert Ruby...

Unidentified man killed in B2 road accident

5 days ago - 23 January 2022 | Accidents

The police have called for assistance from the public to identify a man who was bumped and died in an accident on the B2 road near Swakopmund. Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the commander for community affairs...

Accident at Namport claims life

5 days ago - 23 January 2022 | Accidents

A 41-year-old man died in an accident in The Port of Walvis Bay on Friday. According to Inspector Illeni Shapumba, the unit Commander for community affairs in the Erongo region, the incident occurred around 16:37....

Fewer accidents recorded on coastal roads over festive season...

3 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | Accidents

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Coastal roads experienced a relatively quiet festive season with a decline in road-related incidents recorded compared to the previous season. Road fatalities, quad bike accidents and near-drownings decreased,...

Henties shack fire victims start 2022 without a roof

3 weeks ago - 05 January 2022 | Accidents

Henties Bay • [email protected] At around 23:00 on New Year’s Day, Paulina Gamibeb (38), a domestic worker, woke up to screams that their home was on fire.She and her 11-year-old niece ran out of their...

VIP driver overturns car, four injured

3 weeks ago - 02 January 2022 | Accidents

A police officer attached to deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah’s VIP team overturned a bakkie belonging to her official motorcade near Nondjombo village in Kavango...

Coastal roads claim lives

3 weeks ago - 02 January 2022 | Accidents

Two people were killed in two separate road accidents at the coast on New Year’s Day. Erongo crime investigations coordinator Erastus Iikuyu confirmed that...

Seven persons survive vehicle accident

1 month - 26 December 2021 | Accidents

Seven people escaped with their lives from an accident that happened early on Christmas morning between Karibib and Omaruru. Sergeant Ana Frans confirmed the incident....

Another shack fire in Kuisebmond

1 month - 20 December 2021 | Accidents

Walvis Bay • [email protected] Two shacks and a garage were destroyed by a fire in Kuisebmond (Menesia Kamatoto Street), Walvis Bay Monday evening....

Stay fire free and safe

1 month - 19 December 2021 | Accidents

The Walvis Bay municipality fire brigade has a mammoth task when fighting fires and at the same time to educate the public. Here...

Locomotive derails at Swakop

1 month - 19 December 2021 | Accidents

Swakopmund • [email protected] A “runaway” locomotive, which was allegedly unmanned, derailed at Swakopmund on Sunday. The derailment occurred a few hundred metres from...

Woman killed in car crash near Uis

1 month - 18 December 2021 | Accidents

Swakopmund • [email protected] A woman (48) was killed and seven people injured in a car crash near Uis. The accident happened around 10h00 about...

Accidents

Fire destroys 25 shacks, three...

1 month - 12 December 2021 | Accidents

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Twenty-five shacks and three houses were destroyed in a shack fire in Walvis Bay on Saturday.The latest fire incident in...

Support for road safety

1 month - 12 December 2021 | Accidents

With road accidents and fatalities on Namibian roads peaking during the festive season, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) and member of the Namibia Road Safety Forum...

Police ready for busy roads...

1 month - 03 December 2021 | Accidents

Windhoek ∙ Ellanie Smith With the festive season around the corner, Namibians will be travelling to various holiday destinations, resulting in busy roads and...

Fire destroys 11 shacks

2 months ago - 22 November 2021 | Accidents

A fire destroyed 11 shacks located on five properties in Kuisebmond, Walvis Bay. Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the unit commander for community affairs in the...

Another life lost in B2...

2 months ago - 21 November 2021 | Accidents

A woman (75) succumbed to the injuries she sustained in a motor vehicle accident between Usakos and Arandis which occured on Friday afternoon. According to...

Drunk driver goes early morning...

2 months ago - 14 November 2021 | Accidents

Walvis Bay •[email protected] A 38-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving and reckless and or negligent driving after he drove into a cellphone shop on...

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