Namibia

Namibian Man Allegedly Takes Own Life After Fight With Wife

A 30-YEAR-OLD man allegedly committed suicide after a fight with his wife over a text message she received on her phone on Friday afternoon at !Goas, Khorixas. The victim was identified as Melrico Michael Tiboth. According to Kunene police deputy commissioner Paavo Iiyambo, the couple had a fight about the text message and the wife then went to a neighbour's house. "After about 30 minutes, she came...

Namibian Woman Found Dead After Visiting Toilet

A 33-YEAR-OLD woman was found dead at Khorixas after visiting a toilet last Saturday. Josephine Haraes and her boyfriend had allegedly consumed traditional distilled liquor (ombike) the previous night before coming home drunk. According to regional crime investigations coordinator deputy commissioner Paavo Iiyambo, Haraes was found dead just outside her room in Khorixas location by her boyfriend Ernst Matsuib (37). "The body was inspected at the scene...

Alleged Conman Caught Red-Handed

A MAN was caught allegedly trying to withdraw cash he scammed from a Bank Windhoek customer on 29 July. This was announced today in a media release issued by Bank Windhoek. According to the statement, the suspect was caught by the police and the bank's customer contact centre agent during a curfew patrol. The suspect allegedly said his landlord needed the funds immediately when asked to explain...

Namibian Cop Shot In The Head Over Taxi Fare

EMERGENCY surgery was performed on a police officer in Windhoek on Tuesday after he was allegedly shot in the head by a taxi driver. The incident allegedly took place at Omaruru on Sunday, after the taxi driver accused the officer of not paying his taxi fare. Gerson Stephanus (48) appeared in the Omaruru Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of attempted murder. He will remain in...

Poor Girl Without Hands And Feet Determined To Finish School

JOESEPINA Johannes is not allowing her physical condition to get in the way of her education. Born and raised at Oshigambo village in the Oshikoto region, the 12-year-old has no arms or legs and uses a wheelchair to get around. Even though she is unable to do most things on her own like other children, Johannes believes education will one day open doors for her. She is...

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