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Namibia Most Attacked By Cybercrooks In Africa

Namibia Most Attacked By Cybercrooks In Africa

NAMIBIA is the country worst targeted by cybercriminals in Africa as the continent exceeds the global average by more than twice over the past six months. Zambia, Morocco, South Africa and Nigeria, in that order complete the top five countries most impacted by cybercrime in the region. This is according to Checkpoint, the multinational provider […]

Political Parties Call For Heavy Penalties On GBV Crimes

Political Parties Call For Heavy Penalties On GBV Crimes

The Landless People’s Movement (LPM)’s student command wants parliament to introduce strict laws to address the escalating cases and killings related to gender-based violence. The LPM’s student leader, Duminga Ndala, said perpetrators of gender-based violence (GBV) should also be handed heavy penalties to discourage people from committing similar crimes. In an interview with The Namibian […]

Namibia Introduces Visas On Arrival

Namibia Introduces Visas On Arrival

Tourists from 47 countries no longer have to apply for visas in advance before leaving their countries for tourism, visiting, or transiting through Namibia. This was announced yesterday by home affairs minister Frans Kapofi at the launch of the ‘Visa on Arrival’ pilot project held at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA). This project aims to […]

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

The police Gender-based Violence Protection Unit in Windhoek gets more than 200 reports of cases under the Domestic Violence Act on a monthly basis. Speaking to Nampa on Monday, the unit’s commander, Hendrick Olivier, said in a month, the unit handles cases such as rape, assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH), assault […]

Relief At Kaakuwa As Learners Receive Sanitary Pads

Relief At Kaakuwa As Learners Receive Sanitary Pads

There was a huge sigh of relief among schoolgirls from poor families attending Kaakuwa Combined School in Kavango West on Tuesday when they received donations of sanitary pads and hygiene products from a youth-run organisation. The learners from Grade 4 up to 8 received sanitary pads and toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, roll-ons, bathing soaps […]

700 000 Namibians Need Food Aid

700 000 Namibians Need Food Aid

MORE than a quarter of the Namibian population has registered for the government’s drought relief food assistance. This was revealed at Cabinet’s 14th decision-making meeting on Tuesday, during which a plan to implement short and long-term interventions of the ‘Livelihood and Vulnerability Assessment Report’ was approved in principle. The implementation of these interventions has to […]

Lone Women’s Rape Suspect In Windhoek Court, Namibia

Lone Women’s Rape Suspect In Windhoek Court, Namibia

The alleged Goreangab Dam rapist and robber of lone women made his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court in Katutura on Friday. Police deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi said Fillipus Hamutenya (37) was charged with rape and robbery, although he only appeared in court for robbery. His case was postponed to 19 December to allow […]

Namibian Woman Nabbed For Sex Trafficking

Namibian Woman Nabbed For Sex Trafficking

A woman who was prosecuted on eight charges based on allegations that she procured a teenage girl from northern Namibia to become an unwilling sexual partner to two men in the Okahandja area in 2012 has been found guilty in the Windhoek High Court on three counts of rape and three counts of human trafficking. […]

Women Super League Important Catalyst For Girl Child – Namibia Football Association

Women Super League Important Catalyst For Girl Child – Namibia Football Association

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Skorpion Zinc Women Super League is a well-thought-out and strategic stringboard that enables the Namibian girl child to realise her dreams and gain valuable life skills in the process, Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Erastus Uutoni strongly believes. As such, Uutoni – speaking at the recent NFA Skorpion […]

Windhoek Declares Water Crisis

Windhoek Declares Water Crisis

THE Windhoek municipality’s chief executive officer Robert Kahimise said the city will introduce stricter water-saving measures as of 1 June 2019 to reduce excessive water consumption as he declared a water crisis. He made the announcement at a media briefing on Monday, saying the deteriorating water situation in the capital city has been affected by […]

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