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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× Alpine Skiing - Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Super G - Val d´Isere, France - December 17, 2017 Austria's Anna Veith reacts during the Women's Super G REUTERS/Robert Pratta

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× French skipper Francois Gabart reacts afer his arrival following his successful solo, non-stop aound the world record of 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds with his trimaran Macif, in Brest, France, December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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× RUNDU, 07 December 2017 - Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force, Sebastian Ndeitunga together with Kavango East Regional Governor Samuel Mbambo cut the ribbon of the newly constructed holding cells at the Rundu Police Station during its official inauguration. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× OHADIWA, 15 December 2017 - Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Namibia (DBN), Martin Inkumbi (left) hands over the key to one of eight toilet facilities constructed for the community with DBN finances at Ohadiwa yaKapombo village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× India's Yuzvendra Chahal, left, celebrates with teammate Manish Pandey the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews, right, during their third and final one-day international cricket match in Visakhapatnam, India, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers work outside an attacked church in southwest Pakistan's Quetta, on Dec. 17, 2017. At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured in a suicide attack at a church in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital of Quetta on Sunday, hospital sources told Xinhua. (Xinhua/Irfan) (zjl)

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× Ice Hockey - Euro Hockey Tour - Channel One Cup - Sweden v Czech Republic - VTB Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 17, 2017. Sweden's goalkeeper Magnus Hellberg in action against Czech Republic's Jakub Lev. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov