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

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× India's Kuldeep Yadav, right, celebrates with teammate Mahendra Singh Dhoni the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella 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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× ANC supporters walk outside the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg on December 17, 2017, during the ANC - African National Congress's 54th National Conference. South Africa's ruling African National Congress holds its 54th national conference from December 16 to 20, 2017, with the party expected to elect its new leader who will probably become the country's next president. / AFP PHOTO / GULSHAN KHAN

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President Sam Nujoma talks to one of the nurses at the Etunda clinic at Otavi in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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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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× (171217) -- RONGJIANG, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers take a ferry boat with newly-harvested navel oranges in Rongjiang County of Miao-Dong Autonomous Prefecture of Qiandongnan, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Dec. 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Liu Xu) (wf)

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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Namibia’s former World Boxing Organisation (IBO) Africa Cruiserweight champion, Vikapita “Beastmaster” Meroro (centre) pose for a picture with his coach Elifas Namundjebo (left) and Kiriata Kamanya, the chairperson of Salute Boxing Academy, during a media conference to announce Meroro's fight in Russia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Catalan Socialist party (PSC) candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election, Miquel Iceta waves during a campaign meeting in Barcelona 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 / Josep LAGO