Family and Osino Resources at loggerheads over graves

Mining company Osino Resources has started digging up the remains of people buried at its site, situated about 10km outside Karibib on Okawayo Farm, to enable gold mining activities to kick off.

The relatives of those buried there were, however, brokenhearted, as they were not invited to witness the exhumation process.

Canadian-based mining company Osino Resources owns the Twin Hill Gold Project.

However, on the farm lie four graves that are older than 50 years and belong to the Auxab family.

Karibib stock theft and attempted murder case postponed to February 2024

Three men, two of them repeat offenders, made a brief appearance before the Karibib Magistrate's Court today in connection with stocktheft, attempted murder, and armed robbery.

They were not asked to plead, and magistrate Donnevan Schuster postponed the matter to February next year.

The men were arrested after they allegedly stole over one hundred and twenty smallstock from a farm near Karibib and, in the process, critically wounded a farm worker with a spear.

The incident happened on Saturday.

Erongo region faces water shortages

Parts of Karibib, Walvis Bay Rural, and the Daures constituencies are still facing water shortages.

Erongo Governor Neville Andre raised this during a visit by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. The Office of the Prime Minister donated a water tank truck last year for water to be delivered to the Daures Constituency, where the resource is scarce at settlements such as Omatjete. Regional Governor Neville Andre says due to high demand, the constituency needs an additional truck because some areas in Karibib and Walvis Bay Rural have joined the list. 

Two boys aged 8 and 13 steal a Toyota Fortuner

Two boys aged 8 and 13 stole a Toyota Fortuner at farm Kaliombo in the Karibib area.

 

According to the Namibian Police weekend crime report, the two minors left for school on Friday in their school uniform while wearing casual wear underneath their uniform.

 

The boys, according to the police, diverted from school and hitchhiked to the farm, where the vehicle was parked with the key in the ignition.

 

Navachab Gold Mine to donate N$1,5 million to SMEs in Karibib, Otjimbingwe and Usakos

The Navachab Gold Mine will provide N$1,5 million to SMEs in Karibib, Otjimbingwe and Usakos, as a way to boost sustainable development under its Golden Egg initiative. 

Launched at Karibib, the initiative will accept applications until 5 May thereafter, 30 SMEs will be shortlisted, to pitch their business ideas. 

Late Adrian Oswyn laid to rest

The public, particularly residents of Karibib, have been urged to assist the police in successfully apprehending whoever is responsible for the murder of Adrian Oswyn.

The six-year-old, killed in a horrific fashion at Karibib, was buried at the Alpha Omega Lutheran church this Saturday.

The clergymen were under strict instructions from the Namibian Police Forensic Unit to keep the service as short as possible as 50% of Oswyn's cut-up body parts were found, discarded and decomposed, at the town's sewage dam.

The search for 6-year-old Adrian Myne Oswyn from Karibib has been called off

The search for the missing 6-year-old Adrian Myne Oswyn from Karibib has been called off. 

This is after the police discovered body parts, a torso and a head, in the sewage dam at Karibib on Wednesday. 

The legs and arms were discovered on Tuesday in a maize meal bag near the sewage dam.

The Erongo region police commander, Commissioner Nikolaus Kupembona, confirmed that the remains were identified as those of Oswyn, who went missing last week. 

“It is positively identified but we still need to conduct a forensic confirmation through DNA,” he said.

 Erongo Police investigating a case in which body parts were discovered floating in a plastic bag 

The Erongo Police are investigating a case in which body parts were discovered floating in a plastic bag in a sewage dam at Karibib.

Regional Commander Nikolaus Kupembona confirmed the gruesome discovery to nbc News.

The Commissioner says two legs, arms and feet were found in the plastic bag but the rest of the body parts were not there.

According to him, the police are suspecting that the body parts belong to a child because of the small size of the feet.

Mother desperately looks for her missing son in Karibib

A six-year-old boy from the Ebenhaiser Primary School at Karibib has been missing since last Tuesday.

It is alleged that Myne Oswyn left his mother's house last Monday in the Harambe location to visit his grandfather in the same location.

On Tuesday afternoon, the grandfather allegedly escorted the boy halfway to his mother's house, but he never arrived, and both the mother and the grandfather were not aware.