SWAKOPMUND: A young man burned to death early this morning in the DRC informal settlement on the outskirts of Swakopmund.
Deputy fire chief of Swakopmund, Gerhard Kotze indicated that there are no electricity cables in the informal settlement.
It is alleged that the deceased came home early this morning, and might have forgotten to extinguish a burning candle before sleeping.
Kotze said the occurrences of what happened are still unknown at this stage, but the Police are busy investigating the matter.
The deceaseds next of kin are yet to be informed.
First National Bank Namibia yesterday handed over N.dollars 250 000 to the Namibia Tennis Association (NTA).
Speaking at the handing-over ceremony at the National Tennis Stadium in Olympia, Chairperson of the FNB Foundation Clara Bohitile advised the NTA to use the money wisely for the development of tennis into a well-liked sport such as football.
She urged the Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sports and Culture and private institutions to support tennis by committing themselves towards the development to the sport in the country.
During the event, Kallie Heese was announced as NTA National Development Coordinator, after the association was without a national coordinator for 2011. He took office in June 2012.
Heese explained that the NTA, through its development programme, plans to involve more young Namibians in becoming professional players.
A tennis fun day is planned for Katutura on 20 October 2012.
The foundation also handed over N.dollars 15 000 to the Cancer Association of Namibia to be used towards the fight against cancer.