Crime

Pandemic fuels risk of human trafficking

3 days 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 ripe for exploitation by human traffickers.Last week John Cotton Richmond,...

Namibia steps up fight against human trafficking

1 week 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 elimination of human trafficking. Namibia is the only country in...

Lawsuits against police, NDF pile up

1 week 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 last year, is also tackling the lawfulness of deploying soldiers...

Dodgy business practices exposed

2 weeks 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’ sister publication Allgemeine Zeitung (AZ), took a closer look at...

N$1.4 million for shorn prison dreadlocks

1 month - 02 June 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] A convicted inmate serving 35-years behind bars for the killing of his girlfriend eight years ago, is suing prison authorities for N$1.4 million for allegedly forcibly shearing of his dreadlocks. Petrus Fridel...

Thanks to ATCO

1 month - 11 May 2020 | Crime

After recovering some of their stolen livestock, victims of stock theft in the Omaheke region’s Epukiro constituency complimented the Anti-Stock Theft Community Organisation (ATCO) for...

Windhoek man accused of paedophilia

2 months ago - 01 May 2020 | Crime

The Namibian Police has arrested a 49-year old man in Windhoek who has been under investigation for some time, for his apparent active involvement in...

Lockdown not stopping ‘unscrupulous elements’

2 months ago - 21 April 2020 | Crime

Since the lockdown extension, 77 people have been charged countrywide for violating lockdown regulations, of which 40 were arrested for selling alcohol, 15 for failing...

Pre-primary settles with parents of kidnapped daughter

2 months ago - 20 April 2020 | Crime

Windhoek • [email protected] Windhoek pre-primary school has agreed to pay N$500 000 to the bereaved parents of a five-year-old girl who was abducted and raped...

OKH residents warned to be weary of water

2 months ago - 20 April 2020 | Crime

The ministry of agriculture, water and land reform (MAWLR) warned the public, mainly residents around the town of Okahandja, to avoid buying or using empty...

Reduction in crime recorded

2 months ago - 14 April 2020 | Crime

A significant reduction in crime was reported across the country, with a decrease in cases of assault and grievous bodily harm (GBH) in the past...

Dozens of arrests for violating lockdown

2 months ago - 14 April 2020 | Crime

Seventy people were arrested countrywide between 5 and 11 April for violating lockdown regulations, the police said.According NamPol spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, the highest...

Crime

EFT scammer arrested in the...

3 months ago - 19 March 2020 | Crime

The City Police arrested a suspect in connection to the purchase of tyres through fictitious electronic fund transfer on Wednesday.Speaking to Nampa, City Police Superintendent...

Booklet for law enforcement officials

4 months ago - 17 February 2020 | Crime

The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation launched a booklet analysing the use of excessive force by law enforcement officials which sometimes...

‘Neighbourhood Watch’ for campuses

4 months ago - 13 February 2020 | Crime

The Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO) launched its Campus Patrol campaign on Thursday, aimed at fighting crime at all institutions of higher education in the...

Wildlife trafficking, cybercrime training for...

4 months ago - 06 February 2020 | Crime

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, conducted a Wildlife Trafficking Cybercrime Training Program (WTCP) in Windhoek...

Prepping tips for holidaying homeowners

7 months ago - 28 November 2019 | Crime

The summer holidays are looming. But before you pack your bags and print your boarding pass, there are a few things you need to get...

Say no to GBV

7 months ago - 21 November 2019 | Crime

The ministry of gender equality and child welfare launches this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) on Friday.The main event takes place...

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