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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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× 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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× France's Tessa Worley competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)

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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/Robert Pratta

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× MoDem centrist vice-president Marielle de Sarnez delivers a speech during the party's congress, on December 17, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Members of the Salute Boxing Academy pose for a picture after announcing their year-end boxing bonanza. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers stand guard at 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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× Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Doha, Qatar, December 17, 2017. Palestinian President Office (PPO)/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

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× Ines Arrimadas, center-right party Ciudadanos (Citizens) candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election attends a campaign meeting in L'Hospitalet del Llobregat on December 17, 2017. Catalonia heads into the final stretch before crux elections on December 21, aimed at replacing or reinstating deposed separatist leaders, whose secession bid plunged Spain into its worst political crisis in decades. / AFP PHOTO / Pau Barrena