Three suicides, one death reported over the weekend

by editor1 / Mar 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-A 14-year-old girl from Katutura, Windhoek allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself around 12h00 on Friday.

Teen girl commits suicide in Walvis Bay

by editor1 / Mar 11, 2020 / 0 comments
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-A Grade 8 learner of Duinesig school in Walvis Bay committed suicide on Monday.

Young man commits suicide after posting his intention on WhatsApp

by editor1 / Feb 16, 2020 / 0 comments
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A 23-year-old man committed suicide on Saturday morning after he allegedly updated his WhatApp status that he intended to do so.

101-Year-old woman commits suicide in Oshana

by editor1 / Jan 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region have opened an inquest docket following shocking reports of a 101-year-old woman who allegedly committed suicide in the region at the weekend.

Outjo man commits suicide after quarrel with his girlfriend

by editor1 / Jan 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-A 29-year-old man committed suicide after a quarrel with his girlfriend at Outjo in the Kunene Region.

Former fishermen at Walvis Bay tell their stories of struggles after job losses

by editor1 / Dec 05, 2019 / 0 comments

-A strike in 2015, to petition fishing companies in Lüderitz and Walvis Bay to pay their workers overtime, proper safe working conditions and night shift allowances, led to a thousand of those workers dismissed from their work after the strike was deemed illegal.

Ongwediva businessman shoots his wife, commits suicide

by editor1 / Sep 06, 2019 / 0 comments

-An Ongwediva-based businessman has shot his wife and turned the gun on himself Friday evening.

Parliamentary Standing Committee conducts regional consultations on suicide and GBV

by editor1 / Jun 07, 2019 / 0 comments

Cases of gender-based violence (GBV) and suicide are becoming a cause for concern in the Kavango East Region.

MoHSS launches report on suicide prevalence and interventions

by editor1 / Oct 26, 2018 / 0 comments
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The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) on Thursday launched a report on the national study of prevalence and interventions for suicide, in the capital.

Ministry of Health to draft national suicide prevention and treatment strategic plan

by editor1 / Oct 22, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Suicide is the second leading cause of death in Namibia. As a result, the Ministry of Health and Social Services wants to come up with a national prevention and treatment strategic plan on suicide.