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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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× OKAKU, 16 December 2017 – Businessman Petrus Shambo. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Women cry as they are evacuated at the blast site in southwest Pakistan's Quetta, on Dec. 17, 2017. At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured in a suicide attack at a church in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital of Quetta on Sunday, hospital sources told Xinhua. (Xinhua/Irfan) (zjl)

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× (171217) -- YANGON, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor views the pictures at the 2017 China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition in Yangon, Myanmar, on Dec. 17, 2017. The 2017 China Tibetan Culture Picture Exhibition kicked off in Myanmar's Shwedagon Pagoda on Sunday afternoon. (Xinhua/U Aung) (whw)

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× A skateboarder competes during the II Malaga Natural Bowl Riders Skateboarding Championship on December 17, 2017 in Malaga. / AFP PHOTO / JORGE GUERRERO

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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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× (171217) -- QUETTA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A man evacuates children at the blast site in southwest Pakistan's Quetta, on Dec. 17, 2017. At least eight people were killed and 44 others injured in a suicide attack at a church in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital of Quetta on Sunday, hospital sources told Xinhua. (Xinhua/Irfan) (zjl)

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× Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) is tackled by Miami Dolphins' Kiko Alonso (47) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. McCoy became the 30th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing with the play. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

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× Swimming - LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships - Men's 100m Freestyle medal ceremony - Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark - December 17, 2017 - (L-R) Pieter Timmers of Belgium (silver), Luca Dotto of Italy (gold) and Duncan W. Scott (bronze) of Britain pose with medals. Scanpix Denmark/Claus Bech via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK