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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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× Dec 17, 2017; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Tommy Bohanon (40) is congratulated after he scored a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the first quarter at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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× Kenyan football supporters celebrate following a goal against Zanzibar Heroes' during the CECAFA (Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations) final football match between Kenya's Harambee Stars and Zanzibar Heroes at Machakosc County some 70kms from Nairobi on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA

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× The bishop of Perpignan Norbert Turini (2L) celebrates a mass in 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

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× OKAKU, 16 December 2017 – Businessman Petrus Shambo (right) and his wife Namene look on as Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola (standing) officially launch the Peter Shambo Marathon in the Oshana Region’s Okaku Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A supporter of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma dances outside NASREC Expo Centre during the 54th African National Congress (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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× Rugby Union - European Champions Cup - Leicester Tigers vs Munster - Welford Road Stadium, Leicester, Britain - December 17, 2017 Leicester Tigers' Manu Tuilagi in action with Munster's Alex Wootton Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

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× Clermont's French coach Franck Azema looks on ahead of the European Rugby Union Champions Cup match between Clermont and Saracens at The Michelin Stadium in Clermont-Ferrand, central France, on December 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THIERRY ZOCCOLAN