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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× (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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× The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-07 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The Russian rocket carries Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, U.S. astronaut Scott Tingle, and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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× India's Yuzvendra Chahal, second from left, celebrates with teammates 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)

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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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× Alpine Skiing - Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup Super G - Val d´Isere, France - December 17, 2017 Italy's Nicol Delago reacts during the Women's Super G REUTERS/Robert Pratta

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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. 16, 2017. The national postgraduate entrance exam will begin on Dec. 23. (Xinhua/Zhang Duan)(wjq)

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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