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Senegalese tourist missing on Brandberg

Written by Paulus Shiku on 17 December 2017

SWAKOPMUND, 17 DEC (NAMPA) – The police in the Erongo Region on Sunday confirmed that a tourist who went missing at Brandberg Mountain on Friday is still to be found.
The region’s Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu in an incident report to the media said the search is still on.
Mark Mokosho, 37, a Senegalese residing in America, went missing while in Namibia on vacation.
He allegedly drove alone in a rented car to go camp at Brandberg on Friday. He then parked the vehicle a ...


Keetmanshoop police to intervene in Stein-Finich dispute

Written by Patience Smith on 17 December 2017

By Patience Smith
KEETMANSHOOP, 17 DEC (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police at Keetmanshoop are set to mediate in a long-running dispute between two neighbouring families in Smarties in the southern town’s Krönlein residential area.
The police were approached by the family of John Stein, 62, who is accused by his neighbour, Hilda Finich, 62, of allegedly provoking and assaulting her in an attempt to take possession of her house.
The mediation will happen next week, //Kharas Regional Crime Investigations Coordinato ...

Mass memorial for car accident victims held on Okahandja-Karibieb road

OKAHANDJA, 14 DEC (NAMPA) - A mass memorial service was held Thursday for the 10 people who died in a car crash on the Okahandja-Karibib road on 04 December. Over 350 mourners gathered next to the road where the accident happened, some 20 kilometres from Okahandja, to remember and celebrate the lives of the people who died on the spot after the vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on and burst into flames. (NAMPA) MM/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× Windhoek, 15 December 2016 - Orlando Pirates' Donavan Swartz (in black and white) and Llewelyn Stanley of Tigers in a tussle over the ball during round 14 of the Namibia Premier League at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× XINHUA NEWS AGENCY PHOTO ADVISORY-BEIJING-Dec. 17, 2017. 1. The second plane of the C919 made its first test flight in Shanghai on Sunday. 2. The 52-km extension of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway to Hebei's Chongli District, where most of the 2022 Olympic skiing events will be held, is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

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× French skipper Francois Gabart celebrates his world record with his team, in the Brest harbor, western France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Gabart has broken the record for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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× WINDHOEK, 14 December 2017 - Former World Boxing Organisation Africa Cruiser-weight champion, Vikapita “BeastMaster” Meroro (C), poses for a picture with his coach Elifas Namundjebo (L) and Kriata Kamanya, the chairperson of Salute Boxing Academy during a press conference to announce Meroro's fight in Russia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft carrying the crew of Norishige Kanai of Japan, Anton Shkaplerov of Russia and Scott Tingle of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Idan Ndapandula receives her Christmas food parcel from the office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge on Tuesday afternoon at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA