Crime

Police being sued for infant’s death

3 days ago - 10 May 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] bereaved family whose one-month-old son allegedly died in the back of a police van last month as a result of reckless and negligent driving, are suing the police.Human rights lawyer Norman Tjombe...

Campaigning for counselling

3 weeks ago - 21 April 2021 | Crime

Members of Parliament (MPs) have proposed compulsory counselling and psychological support for victims, perpetrators or anyone exposed to gender-based violence to end the cycle of violence in Namibian society.MPs made the proposal in the National...

Multi-million mask deal goes sour

3 weeks ago - 20 April 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Chinese owned tobacco company are suing to reclaim more than N$6 million they say was lost when a deal to buy 440 000 face masks in February last year went sour.Namibia Oriental...

Educate children on their rights - Husselman

3 weeks ago - 18 April 2021 | Crime

Children’s advocate Ingrid Husselmann said having a good legal framework for child protection is not enough in Namibia and more needs to be done to properly implement child protection laws and make them effective.Husselman said...

Khomasdal residents view NamPol with suspicion

1 month - 23 March 2021 | Crime

Vice chairperson of the Khomasdal Extension 3 neighbourhood watch, Hilma Iita, said residents do not trust the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) anymore, because “some members are police officers during the day but become criminals at...

Protest against homophobic domestic violence bill

1 month - 17 March 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] justice ministry is under pressure to tweak an amended domestic violence bill to ensure protection for all victims of domestic violence despite...

CoTA students protest against harassment

1 month - 16 March 2021 | Crime

College of the Arts (CoTA) students in Katutura on Monday held a peaceful protest against alleged sexual harassment of female students by mechanics working at...

Reho school fire being investigated

1 month - 14 March 2021 | Crime

NamPol at Rehoboth are investigating the cause of the fire that extensively damaged a block at the Rehoboth High School on Thursday night.In a police...

The numbers don't lie

2 months ago - 19 February 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] magistrate’s courts registered more than 6 300 domestic violence applications over the past three years, in addition to over 5 000 interim...

Police guilty of beating woman

3 months ago - 27 January 2021 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] high court judge awarded N$10 000 to a woman after he found that she was beaten in the face by a police...

Four smart online shopping tips for 2021

4 months 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...

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

5 months ago - 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,...

Crime

Cyber Security competition held online

5 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...

Police warn of car scammers

7 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...

Thieves using ‘Nampol’ facemasks

8 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 -...

8 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...

8 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

8 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...

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