Otjiwarongo volunteers rebuild shack gutted by fire

by editor1 / Aug 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The spirit of giving and lending a helping hand saw volunteers at Otjiwarongo rebuilding a shack that was gutted by fire recently.

Preschool shack burns down in Goreangab

by editor1 / Aug 02, 2019 / 0 comments

A corrugated iron house in Windhoek's Goreagab Informal Settlement which also houses a kindergarten, burnt to the ground.

Katutura shack destroyed by strong winds

by editor1 / Jan 04, 2019 / 0 comments

The Geniroman family from Windhoek's Dolam residential area was left homeless this morning when a tree fell on their shack following a strong wind.

Havana informal settlement family homeless after heavy rains

by editor1 / Dec 29, 2018 / 0 comments

Heavy rains in the capital left a resident of Havanna informal settlement and her four-day-old baby homeless after her shack was flooded

Family of three remains without shelter after their shack burned down

by editor1 / May 11, 2018 / 0 comments

A family of three remains without a shelter after their shack burned down last week in Windhoek's Goreangab residential area. The owner, Loide Amakali suspects arson.

Suspect arrested in Swakopmund after woman dies in shack blaze

by editor1 / May 08, 2018 / 0 comments

A 39-year-old man was arrested at around 03h00 on Monday in Swakopmund’s Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC) for allegedly burning down his ex-girlfriend's shack, in which one of the six occupants, 28-year-old Elrizza Byl, burned to death.

From shack to decent house for Namibia's Paralympic gold medalist

by editor1 / Feb 19, 2018 / 0 comments

-This is the story of Ananias Shikongo, a Paralympic gold medalist whose dream of owning a decent house will soon become a reality.

#BusinessToday | Young entrepreneurs start solar business to address shack fires

by editor1 / Jan 13, 2018 / 0 comments

-Shack fires in rural and informal areas of Namibia have been escalating over the years and most of these fires are related to the use of candles.