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) - Some people with disabilities attend the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× (171217) -- ZHANGJIAKOU, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kristina Spiridonova of Russia competes during the mixed team preliminary at the Freestyle Skiing Aerials World Cup in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

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× French skipper Francois Gabart sprays champagne as he celebrates his world record, in the Brest harbor, western France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Gabart has broken the record for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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× French skipper Francois Gabart waves at the crowd 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 / Fred Tanneau

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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Namibia’s former World Boxing Organisation (IBO) Africa Cruiserweight champion, Vikapita “Beastmaster” Meroro (centre) pose for a picture with his coach Elifas Namundjebo (left) and Kiriata Kamanya, the chairperson of Salute Boxing Academy, during a media conference to announce Meroro's fight in Russia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× An elections officer waits inside a polling station during the presidential election at Santiago, Chile December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers stand guard at an attacked church 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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× United States' Lindsey Vonn stands before the start of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Vonn pulled out of Sunday's race because of soreness in her knee. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)