Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live



Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash

Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash


<p><strong>Namibia’s deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister survived a car crash on Thursday in which three people were reportedly killed, local media reported, citing police sources.</strong></p> <p>The Namibian Sun said that Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah’s motorcade collided head on with a light pick-up truck while traveling in the north of the country.</p> <p>The newspaper said the deputy prime minister was hospitalised in a critical but stable condition and she was expected to be airlifted to a hospital in the capital, Windhoek.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Terrible accident. Happy that the Minister survived. Long distance driving remains dangerous in Namibia over the festive season.</p>— Jacques Kruger (@jacqueskruger) <a href="https://twitter.com/jacqueskruger/status/946409377845702656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 28, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/comment_embed.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fpmietzner%2Fposts%2F10213363313815895%3Fcomment_id%3D10213364421363583&include_parent=false" width="560" height="141" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true"></iframe>
View more