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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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× AFRODITE BEACH, 15 December 2017 - Staff of the Anti-Corruption Commission joined by business people, politicians and members of the national security forces at the launch of the anti-corruption billboard at Afrodite Beach.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (171217) -- ZHANGJIAKOU, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- David Morris of Australia competes during the mixed team final at the Freestyle Skiing Aerials World Cup in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)

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× EPALELA, 13 December 2017 - Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau (third from right), his deputy Samuel Ankama (right), Omusati governor Erginus Endjala (second from right) and others pack fish during the Tilapia fish harvesting at Epalela Aquaculture Fish Farm near Ruacana in the Omusati Region on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim (R) greets his Turkish counterpart Ismail Kahraman during a visit to Kuwait's national assembly in Kuwait City on December 17, 2017. Kahraman is in Kuwait for a two-day-official visit. / AFP PHOTO / Yasser Al-Zayyat

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× ONDANGWA, 14 December 2017 - Ondangwa Mayor Paavo Amwele (R) hands out food hampers to the town's pensioners during a Christmas party his council held at the town on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Catalan Popular Party (PPC) leader and candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election Xavier Albiol (L) and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attend a campaign meeting in Salou 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 / LLUIS GENE

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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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× Switzerland's Jasmine Flury looks reacts in the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)