Crime

Four smart online shopping tips for 2021

2 weeks ago - 11 January 2021 | Crime

Matthew Stern 2020 was a strange year with the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. The upside of the pandemic was that more people turned to online shopping, which is more convenient. The downside with online shopping...

Don’t let bad guys get rich with your money!

1 month - 30 November 2020 | Crime

Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday discounts and holiday sales often offer wonderful products at reduced rates – filling up our inboxes and social media feeds, and being blasted on our favourite websites.And that’s great, because...

Stand up and say ‘enough!’

1 month - 26 November 2020 | Crime

Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women and girls. Enough to domestic violence. Enough to rape. Enough to harmful practices like female genital mutilation. And enough...

Cyber Security competition held online

2 months ago - 23 November 2020 | Crime

The sixth Namibia National Cyber Security Competition (NNCSC) will be held online on 4 December under the theme Trust but verify.Last year, the Digital Forensics and Information Security Research Cluster (DFISRC) hosted the 5th NNCSC...

Police warn of car scammers

3 months ago - 28 September 2020 | Crime

NamPol has again warned members of the public about a syndicated seen on social media advertising second-hand vehicles for between N$15 000 and N$20 000 and that is aimed at defrauding the public.In a media...

Thieves using ‘Nampol’ facemasks

4 months ago - 09 September 2020 | Crime

The police has warned members of the public to be wary of unscrupulous individuals impersonating police officers by wearing face masks imprinted with police logosAccording...

No StartUp ‘facilitation’ fees - MITSMED

4 months ago - 08 September 2020 | Crime

The ministry of industrialisation and trade (MITSMED) has warned that unscrupulous individuals are soliciting funds from the public in an illicit manner to facilitate the...

Con man sues government for N$5 million

4 months ago - 08 September 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Hardap prison inmate and South African citizen convicted on multiple charges of fraud has filed a N$5 million lawsuit against various authorities...

Immunity dismissed by Supreme Court

5 months ago - 20 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] police officer who was granted immunity last year from further prosecution on corruption and blackmail charges dating back nine years, saw that...

Dozen pyramid schemes uncovered

5 months ago - 18 August 2020 | Crime

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) conducted investigations into 12 suspected illegal financial pyramid schemes uncovered in the country in 2019 and 2020.According to deputy director...

She was a warrior

5 months ago - 11 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] years after unarmed protestor Frieda Ndatipo was killed during a clash between struggle kids and the police at the Swapo headquarters in...

Namibia remains tough on human trafficking

5 months ago - 03 August 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] has joined the global community calling on countries to remain vigilant and pro-active as the world health crisis ravages economies and exposes...

Crime

Securing a poaching scene –...

6 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Crime

What should a farmer, lodge manager, landowner or a farm worker do when he stumbles across a poaching scene?Participants of the Animal Crime Scene and...

Bosses beware – scammers at...

6 months ago - 13 July 2020 | Crime

Nampol has warned members of the public, personal assistants to chief executives and managing directors, as well as CEOs and MDs themselves, to be weary...

Pandemic fuels risk of human...

6 months ago - 01 July 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Covid-19 global health crisis has unleashed a Pandora’s box of domino effects that experts fear is fuelling an economic and social environment...

Namibia steps up fight against...

7 months ago - 26 June 2020 | Crime

Namibia has been upgraded to a Tier 1 country in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for fully meeting the minimum standards for the...

Lawsuits against police, NDF pile...

7 months ago - 24 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] of the latest lawsuits brought by a Namibian citizen who claims she was brutally assaulted by soldiers during Operation Hornkranz in April...

Dodgy business practices exposed

7 months ago - 17 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • Steffi BalzarFollowing repeated accusations against the late businessman Werner Beddies, who was involved in a fatal accident in September last year, Windhoek Express’...

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