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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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× ONDANGWA, 14 December 2017 - Ondangwa Mayor Paavo Amwele (R) hands out food hampers to the town's pensioners during a Christmas party his council held at the town on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) 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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× (171217) -- LU'AN, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Students study at the library of West Anhui University in Lu'an City, east China's Anhui Province, Dec. 17, 2017. The national postgraduate entrance exam will begin on Dec. 23. (Xinhua/Zhang Duan)(wjq)

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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/Robert Pratta

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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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× People hold giant letters to form the words "Happy Birthday Holyness" during the Sunday Angelus prayer before Christmas, on December 17, 2017 at St Peter's square in Vatican. Pope Francis celebrates his 81st birthday today on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLARO

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× Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Doha, Qatar, December 17, 2017. Palestinian President Office (PPO)/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Christmas food parcels distributed to the community members of Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon by the office of Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA