Namibia


Namibian cops on high alert as video of pro-secessionists consulting sangoma is leaked

2016-05-05 15:19

New footage that has reportedly surfaced in Namibia has police concerned over the country's state of security, after it was found that a group of pro-secession youths were consulting a traditional healer to "soften" the hearts of Namibians.

Notorious Namibian fugitive re-arrested in Zambia

2016-04-25 11:20

A notorious Namibian fugitive, who has been on the run for the past six months, has allegedly been apprehended by Zambian law officials, reports say.

Ministers should have term limits - Namibian health minister

2016-04-15 12:20

Ministers should have term limits of 10 or 15 years in order to allow for the infusion of fresh leaders in government, Namibian Health and Social Services Minister Bernard Haufiku has said, according to a report.

Namibia house price growth beats all but one SA province

2016-04-13 13:53

Of all the major rand area regions, the Western Cape had the highest house price growth in the first quarter, followed by Namibia.

54-year-old Namibian woman accused of raping teenage boy

2016-04-11 12:22

A 54-year-old woman from the Outapi region of Namibia has allegedly raped a 16-year-old boy, a report says.

Namibian 6-year-old witnesses dad being stabbed to death over N$50

2016-04-04 13:26

A Windhoek family has been torn apart following the gruesome murder of their relative over N$50, allegedly at the hands of his girlfriend.

Namibia laments surge in foreign-operated taxis

2016-03-24 13:49

Police in the Namibian capital of Windhoek have reported an increase in suspected criminal activity involving pirate taxis operated by foreign nationals in the city, a report says.

Namibian govt remains mum on evicted farmworkers

2016-03-15 13:01

The Namibian government has maintained its silence over a group of farmworkers who have been living out in the open since their eviction from a farm belonging to a diplomat last month, a report says.

Namibian families in shock over theft of tombstones

2016-03-11 11:22

Four families have been left in shock following the theft of their loved ones' tombstones at a Namibian graveyard, a report says.

Namibian court fines Zim truck drivers for cigarette smuggling

2016-03-08 12:49

Two Zimbabwean truck drivers, who were arrested last year for smuggling contraband cigarettes through Namibia, have each been sentenced to a fine of N$108 000.

 

Gravel travel! Top 5 off-road routes in Southern Africa

2016-04-26 08:13

'Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that gravel roads pass through more scenic landscapes than some highways do,' writes Cyril Klopper who lists his top 5 gravel roads in Southern Africa.

Witchcraft allegations as pupils faint at Namibian school

2016-04-18 11:36

Allegations of witchcraft have hit the Kunene region of Namibia after pupils were reported to have fainted while writing examinations, a report says.

Namibia treats 8 000 for mental illnesses in 2015

2016-04-13 13:59

Over 8 000 people have been treated for various mental illnesses across Namibia in 2015, reports have said.

Namibia to secure white maize from South Africa

2016-04-13 12:19

Namibian maize producers have joined their counterparts in South Africa for an annual conference to discuss solutions to the ongoing maize shortage.

2 die in Namibia after eating 'poisoned' donkey meat

2016-04-08 14:07

An elderly man and 5-year-old boy from Namibia have died after consuming donkey meat that is suspected to have been poisoned, a report says.

Jealous boyfriends kill 3 in separate incidents in Namibia

2016-03-24 13:49

Three people have, between Sunday and Wednesday, lost their lives through fits of jealousy in the Kavango East district of Namibia, according to a report.

Children slither like snakes in Namibian 'witchcraft' incident

2016-03-16 12:36

The community of Oshakati in Namibia is perplexed after three school children, believed to be cousins, started slithering like snakes and channeling the voice of a known villager in the area, a report says.

Namibia clarifies withdrawal from the ICC

2016-03-14 12:44

Namibian International Relations and Co-operation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has clarified the country's withdrawal as a signatory of the ICC, saying it (the country) no longer needed its services.

Namibian president unveils 'prosperity plan'

2016-03-10 12:31

Namibian President Hage Geingob has unveiled a prosperity plan which he claims will ensure adequate provision of basic food, clothing, decent shelter, water, basic infrastructure and quality education for every citizen in the country.

Namibian man gets 18-year sentence for witchcraft killing

2016-03-07 14:22

A Namibian man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he was found guilty of murdering his neighbour for allegedly bewitching him and his family.

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