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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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× EPALELA, 13 December 2017 - Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernhard Esau (third from right), his deputy Samuel Ankama (right), Omusati governor Erginus Endjala (second from right) and others pack fish during the Tilapia fish harvesting at Epalela Aquaculture Fish Farm near Ruacana in the Omusati Region on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft carrying the crew of Norishige Kanai of Japan, Anton Shkaplerov of Russia and Scott Tingle of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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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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× WINDJOEK, 07 December 2017 - Cloud formations over Windhoek. ( Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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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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× Sweden's forward Linus Omark (L) vies for the puck with Czech Republic's defender Jan Kolar during the Channel One Cup of the Euro Hockey Tour ice hockey match between Sweden and Czech Republic in Moscow on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

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× First placed Austria's Anna Veith, celebrates in the podium area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Chief Executive Officer of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD ) agency Dr Ibrahim Mayaki (L), Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Transport Willem Goeiemann (C) and the Director of Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission Cheikh Bedda attending the PIDA Week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA