Woman collapses and dies on the spot in Rundu

A 57-year-old woman collapsed and died on the spot in Rundu's Ndama residential area on Sunday. The Namibian Police Force's Acting Regional Commander in Kavango East, Deputy Commissioner Eino Nambahu, confirmed the incident on Monday, saying the deceased has been identified as Elizabeth Kalola. It is alleged that Kalola was on her way home after a church service around 13h50 when she fell and died on the spot. Her next of kin have been informed. In an unrelated incident, a two-month-old baby died at Shakambu village in the Kavango East Region in the early hours of Sunday. It is alleged that the baby's father found the baby's mother asleep, with her breast covering the infant's mouth and nose around 01h00 on Sunday. It is believed that the woman was under the influence of alcohol when she went to bed. The baby has been identified as Waltroud Makena Muronga. Police investigations into both matters continue. Source: The Namibia Press Agency