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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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 13 December 2017 – Keetmanshoop resident, Hilda Finich. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× 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

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× Supporters of Cyril Ramaphosa, South African Vice President and presidential hopeful of the African National Congress dance outside NASREC Expo Centre during the 54th ANC National Conference in Johannesburg, on December 17, 2017. South Africa's ruling African National Congress holds its 54th national conference, with the party expected to elect its new leader, who will probably become the country's next president. / AFP PHOTO / WIKUS DE WET

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× ONGWEDIVA, 07 December 2017 - Ongwediva Mayor Angelina Angula (middle) is flanked by her deputy Jason Asino (left) and presiding magistrate Mikka Namweya during the re-election of the Ongwediva Town Council's 2017/18 political office bearers on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× 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

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× 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

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× (171217) -- WUHAN, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Visitors take photos in front of an exhibit during the 27-Degree Angle East Lake International Ecological Sculpture Biennale in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Dec. 17, 2017. The exhibition displayed artworks created by 92 artists from 22 countries and regions. (Xinhua/Yu Pei) (lx)

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× France's Kalidiatou Niakate celebrates a goal during the women's handball World Championships final match between Norway and France in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP)