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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× 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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× 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

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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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× (171217) -- NINGBO, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People work on the assemble line of explosion proof and fire-fighting robot at a special robot manufactory in the Ningbo Meishan Bonded Free Trade Port Zone, east China's Zhejiang Province, Dec. 17, 2017. The special robot manufactory, an affiliate of CITIC Group, was put into operation on Sunday, (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (wf)

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× Windhoek, 15 December 2016 - Orlando Pirates' Donavan Swartz controls the ball against Tigers during round 14 of the Namibia Premier League at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 06 December 2017 – Keetmanshoop Deputy Mayor, Hilia Titus being sworn in. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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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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× Ines Arrimadas, center-right party Ciudadanos (Citizens) candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election speaks during 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