With the increase in criminal activities, the Windhoek City Police is encouraging Windhoek residents to create neighbourhood watch groups. This follows another successful apprehension of a suspect in the Hochland Park residential area on Monday.
An Ongwediva businessman, convicted of murder and sentenced to 17 years in prison, wants to appeal his sentence. Jackson Absalom was convicted and sentenced late last year, by the Katutura Regional Court, for the shooting to death of Tobias Abisai.
A 36-year-old woman died on the spot, and two other people were seriously injured, after they were struck by lightning in the Kavango East Region. The incident took place at Nyondo village in the Ndiyona constituency, on Sunday afternoon.
Namibia lost about 5 000 metric tons of maize in the north and north eastern parts due to the devastating outbreak of army worms in Omusati, Kavango West and East and some parts of the Zambezi regions.
The Communication Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) are in talks, to impose a new law that will prohibit consumers from buying SIM cards without a valid identification.