The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

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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× OPUWO, 15 December 2017 - Crime investigation coordinator of the Namibian Police in the Kunene Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Kanyetu. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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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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× SWAKOPMUND, 15 December 2017 - South African national Marthinus Pretorious, accused of human trafficking and rape, arriving at court in Swakopmund. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

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× Alpine Skiing - Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Super G - Val d´Isere, France - December 17, 2017 Austria's Anna Veith celebrates after finishing first in the Women's Super G REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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× OKAKU, 16 December 2017 – Businessman Petrus Shambo (right) and his wife Namene look on as Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola (standing) officially launch the Peter Shambo Marathon in the Oshana Region’s Okaku Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2017- Namibians commemorating International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women's Day. (Photo: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× First placed Austria's Anna Veith, celebrates in the podium area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)

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× People hold giant letters to form the words "Happy Birthday Holyness" during the Sunday Angelus prayer before Christmas, on December 17, 2017 at St Peter's square in Vatican. Pope Francis celebrates his 81st birthday today on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLARO