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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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× Windhoek, 14 December 2017 - Namibia’s former World Super Bantamweight Champion Paulus 'The Rock' Ambunda (centre), pose for a picture with his coach Tobias Nashilongo (left) and Kiriata Kamanya the chairperson of Salute Boxing Academy during a media conference. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× In this Dec. 16, 2017 photo, a 100-foot long joint created by Beantown Greentown, a Boston-based cannabis club, is revealed at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. They perfected a secret rolling technique using 1,000 grams of their own pot trimmings. (Chris Christo/Boston Herald via AP)

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× Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook, left, makes a reception in front of Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

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× A Senyera (Catalan flag) is seen on chair after a Socialist Party of Catalonia (PSC) meeting in Barcelona, Spain, December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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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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× Zanzibar Heroes' football team pose ahead of their final match with Kenya's Harambee Stars for the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) at Machakosc County some 70kms from Nairobi on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA

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× (171217) -- HOHHOT, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor takes a photo of a paper cut during the first teenager paper cut exhibition in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Dec. 17, 2017. The exhibition kicked off on Sunday displaying 200 paper cuts created by students from Inner Mongolia.(Xinhua/Wang Zheng) (lx)

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× People watch a mass on a screen outside the church of Saint-Feliu d'Avall, in the French Pyrenees, on December 17, 2017 during a ceremony in memory of the five children killed in a collision between a train and a school bus on December 14. Investigators probing a deadly collision between a train and a school bus in the south of France were on December 16 looking at competing witness accounts to determine whether a safety barrier malfunction caused the disaster. Five children were killed and 20 people injured, several seriously, when an express train smashed into a school bus on the evening of December 14 at a level crossing in the village of Millas near the city of Perpignan. / AFP PHOTO / RAYMOND ROIG