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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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× AFRODITE BEACH, 15 December 2017 - Staff of the Anti-Corruption Commission joined by business people, politicians and members of the national security forces at the launch of the anti-corruption billboard at Afrodite Beach.(Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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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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× French skipper Francois Gabart reacts 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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× 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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× OKAKU, 16 December 2017 – Businessman Petrus Shambo (right) and his wife Namene look on as Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola (standing) officially launch the Peter Shambo Marathon in the Oshana Region’s Okaku Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171217) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A man dressed in Santa Claus' costumes walks on the street during the SantaCon event in Vancouver, Canada. Dec. 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Liang sen)(yk)

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× Winner Austria's Anna Veith (C) reacts next to second-placed Liechtenstein Tina Weirather (L) and third-placed Italy's Sofia Goggia (R) on the podium after 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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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Otjozondjupa Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Heinrich Tjiveze on one of the 25 bicycles which were donated by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) to the police at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA