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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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× 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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× Socialist Party of Catalonia (PSC) leader Miquel Iceta salutes supporters as he attends a meeting in Barcelona, Spain, December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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× First placed Austria's Anna Veith, celebrates in the podium area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)

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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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× Austria's Anna Veith 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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× Catalan Popular Party (PPC) leader and candidate for the upcoming Catalan regional election Xavier Garcia 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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× India's Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews during their third and final one-day international cricket match in Visakhapatnam, India, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)