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)

MoHSS to use Ramatex as Central Medical Store

NSFAF should return to Ministry of Higher Education: Kandjii-Murangi

Latest Photos


NAMPA

NAMPA


× 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

NAMPA / Associated Press

NAMPA / Associated Press


× Keith Carroll Jr. (106) and Ryan Pivirotto (103) crash in the men's 1000-meters A final race during the U.S. Olympic short track speedskating trials Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

NAMPA / Reuters

NAMPA / Reuters


× Dec 17, 2017; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jaydon Mickens (85) scores a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the second quarter at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

NAMPA / Xinhua

NAMPA / Xinhua


× (171217) -- MACAO, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Performers take part in the Macao International Parade in Macao, south China, Dec. 17, 2017. The parade was held here on Sunday to mark the 18th anniversary of Macao's return to China. Over 60 performing groups took part in the parade. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka) (wjq)

NAMPA

NAMPA


× SWAKOPMUND, 15 December 2017 - South African national Marthinus Pretorious, accused of human trafficking and rape, arriving at the court in Swakopmund under guard of a police officer. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

NAMPA / Reuters

NAMPA / Reuters


× Dec 17, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) makes a throw in the first quarter of the game against the New York Jets at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

NAMPA / Reuters

NAMPA / Reuters


× Dec 17, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) dives forward for the pylon but is ruled out of bounds prior to the goal line during the first quarter against the New York Jets at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NAMPA

NAMPA


× WINDHOEK, 14 December 2017 - Photographs of the 10 people who died in a head-on collision near Okahandja on 04 December, displayed at their memorial at the crash site. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA