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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× OPUWO,14 DECEMBER 2017 (NAMPA) - Delegates at the celebration of disabilities day in Opuwo. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× United States' Julia Mancuso competes during an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)

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× French skipper Francois Gabart celebrates with his team 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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× LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 16: The Boise State Broncos band performs in the stands during the team's game against the Oregon Ducks in the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boise State won 38-28. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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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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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A damaged vehicle is seen at the blast site in southwest Pakistan's Quetta, on Dec. 17, 2017. At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured in a suicide attack at a church in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital of Quetta on Sunday, hospital sources told Xinhua. (Xinhua/Irfan) (zjl)

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× Russia's Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft, carrying members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 54/55, blasts off to the ISS from the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on December 17, 2017. NASA astronaut Scott Tingle and crewmates Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Norishege Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency lifted off in the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

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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