South African driver crashes truck after stealing load in Namibia

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An elaborate scheme by a truck driver to sell a load of deodorant and other personal hygiene materials he was transporting for a well known distribution company in Windhoek backfired and landed him behind bars. A large amount of cash discovered in the cab of the truck uncovered the elaborate ruse to commit theft and … Read moreSouth African driver crashes truck after stealing load in Namibia

Crossborder truck drivers plead for better trucker facilities in Namibia

Swakopmund-Coupled with the many challenges long distance truck drivers face, one of them is the lack of truckport facilities in Namibia, where drivers are sometimes expected to wait for days – even weeks – in limbo conditions, before they are able to do a turnaround trip. And with the growing cargo truck industry and expanding … Read moreCrossborder truck drivers plead for better trucker facilities in Namibia

NAMIBIAN SCHOOLBOY INVENTS A CELLPHONE THAT DOESN’T USE AIRTIME

Windhoek – A Grade 12 learner in Namibia’s Ohagwena Region has invented a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls. According to a New Era report, Simon Petrus, a pupil at Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School, created the phone using spares from a phone and television set. Complete with a light … Read moreNAMIBIAN SCHOOLBOY INVENTS A CELLPHONE THAT DOESN’T USE AIRTIME