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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, 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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× 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/Christian Hartmann

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× The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-07 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The Russian rocket carries Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, U.S. astronaut Scott Tingle, and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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× EPALELA, 13 December 2017- Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau (with hat) and Omusati Governor Erginus Endjala (black suit) participate in aquaculture fishing at Epalela Fish Farm near Ruacana in the Omusati Region on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda)NAMPA.

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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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× Ice Hockey - Euro Hockey Tour - Channel One Cup - Sweden v Czech Republic - VTB Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 17, 2017.Czech Republic's team players celebrate after scoring against Sweden. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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× French skipper Francois Gabart celebrates with his team 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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× ONGWEDIVA, 07 December 2017 - Members of the Ongwediva Town Council pose for a photo after being re-elected in their positions on Thursday. Seated is the town mayor Angelina Angula and standing from left are Johannes Shitundeni (management committee additional member), Naemi Amuthenu (management committee chairperson), Jason Asino (deputy mayor), Mikka Namweya (presiding magistrate), Maria Kavalela (ordinary member), Malakia Petrus (management committee member) and Ulalia Nghilongwa-Katonyala (management committee member). (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA