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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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× (171217) -- SHANGHAI, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The second plane of China's homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, taxis on the runway at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, east China, Dec. 17, 2017. The second plane of the C919 made its first test flight in Shanghai on Sunday. (Xinhua/Ding Ting) (zkr)

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× Russia's Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft, carrying members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 54/55, blasts off to the ISS from the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on December 17, 2017. NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and crewmates Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Norishege Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency lifted off in the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

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× French skipper Francois Gabart celebrates upon his arrival at the end of his solo around the world navigation, on December 17, 2017 in Brest, western France. Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest solo navigation of the globe, in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. / AFP PHOTO / Damien MEYER

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× OPUWO,14 DECEMBER 2017 (NAMPA) - Some people with disabilities attend the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) 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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× Austria's Anna Veith kisses her trophy as she celebrates on the podium after winning the women's Super-G race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Val-d'Isere, French Alps, on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE DESMAZES

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× Head of the MoDem centrist party Francois Bayrou delivers a speech during the party's congress, on December 17, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ