To contact the author and editorial staff send an email to email@example.com
Posts by Selma Ikela:
WINDHOEK- “I am cold and want to sleep,” were the words of the five-year-old girl who was kidnapped and raped to the lady who found her with an old man last Thursday evening. WINDHOEK - The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force Sebastian Ndeitunga says officers who are part of the second phase of Kalahari Desert Crime Prevention Operation have undergone a three-day WINDHOEK – The People’s Litigation Centre (PLC) and Affirmative Repositioning (AR) are two separate entities comprised of like-minded persons, said the centre’s spokesperson Vilen Hifindaka. WINDHOEK – Eighteen-year-old *Ndapewa Shilongo (not her real name) is a teen mom who did not return to school after giving birth to her son last year. Shortly after realising she was expecting in 2017 at the tender age of 16 with her first baby, Shilongo dropped out of school in Grade 7. WINDHOEK- A fight over a comb at the Keetmanshoop police station holding cells claimed the life of a 21-year-old man over the weekend. The incident happened at about 10h00. In a crime report issued by WINDHOEK - Six people died on the spot while another died in hospital after two vehicles collided along Trans Kalahari road near Gobabis NamWater dam on Sunday evening. WINDHOEK - It is exactly a year today, since Cheryl Avihe Ujaha was murdered in a heinous crime that sparked public outrage. To date, no arrest has yet been made by the police investigators in this case. The WINDHOEK - A 36-year-old truck driver appeared in Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for allegedly trafficking two teenagers from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into the country on Saturday. The children are a 13-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy. The suspect is identified as Chris Mujani. WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) will introduce a more effective HIV medicine called dolutegravir, as from October. WINDHOEK – Of the 57 rape cases recorded during July and August this year, 26 cases involved minors, police said. WINDOKO – Mukwaezi wa limbayambaya zetuna ili walilimo zemashumi amalalu kazesilezi nabonahalile mwakhuta yamuatuli yomunyinyani mwa Katima Mulilo viki yefelile, kakukulubelwa kuli nabata kukenisa WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) will extend the operating hours at Katutura Health Centre to 24 hours a day. WINDHOEK – Namibia has gone beyond achieving the HIV fast-track targets of UNAIDS by ensuring more than 90 percent of people living with HIV know their status and are on treatment while their viral load is suppressed. WINDHOEK - Relatives of the 32-year-old man allegedly shot by a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) yesterday in Katutura want the government to take over the cost of burying the victim. WINDHOEK - A member of Namibia Defence Force (NDF) who allegedly shot a 32-year-old man on Thursday in Katutura is expected to appear in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court today. WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has proposed a N$380 basic income grant for unemployed people between the ages of 30 to 59. WINDHOEK – Swapo youth were once again outwitted at the party’s electoral college over the weekend, but President Hage Geingob’s grip on the party tightened further as those perceived to be his staunch WINDHOEK- A Windhoek man hanged himself in the bushes in Okapuka area after allegedly hacking his 30-year-old girlfriend with a panga on Saturday. WINDHOEK - Upper middle-income countries in Southern Africa, including Namibia, are among the most unequal societies in the world. WINDHOEK - A 26-year-old Namibian woman was arrested in Brazil last month after being allegedly found in possession of cocaine worth N$2 million.