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, 15 December 2016 - Orlando Pirates' Donavan Swartz (in black and white) and Llewelyn Stanley of Tigers in a tussle over the ball during round 14 of the Namibia Premier League at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× French skipper Francois Gabart is pictured during a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at the end of his solo around the world navigation, on December 17, 2017 in Brest, western France. Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest solo navigation of the globe, in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

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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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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President of Namibia, Dr Sam Nujoma in an interview with Nampa at his residence near Otavi. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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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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× 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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× 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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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Namibia’s former World Super Bantamweight Champion Paulus 'The Rock' Ambunda (centre), pose for a picture with his coach Tobias Nashilongo (left) and Kiriata Kamanya the chairperson of Salute Boxing Academy during a media conference. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA