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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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× Archimandrite Christophoros Atallah, Abbot of Dibbin Monastery addresses the audience during an event with King Abdullah II of Jordan (unseen), at the Baptism Site Convention Centre, Dead Sea, Jordan, December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Amel Pain/Pool

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× (171217) -- KANDAHAR(AFGHANISTAN), Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security force members inspect the site of an attack in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2017. An Afghan woman was killed and four civilians wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a NATO-led coalition forces' convoy in Kandahar city, capital of southern province of Kandahar on Sunday, a local official said. (Xinhua/Sanaullah Seiam)(yk)

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× (171217) -- LINFEN, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Dec. 17, 2017 shows a rainbow arching over the Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River in Jixian County, northwest China's Shanxi Province. (Xinhua/Rao Beicheng) (lx)

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× OHADIWA, 15 December 2017 - Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Namibia (DBN), Martin Inkumbi (left) hands over the key to one of eight toilet facilities constructed for the community with DBN finances at Ohadiwa yaKapombo village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Norway's Stine Brendal Oftedal prepares to score 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)

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× Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui (C) holds hands with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel (L) and Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry (R) as they pose for a picture before a meeting to discuss efforts to resolve the Libyan conflict in the capital Tunis on Decmeber 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID

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× (171217) -- ANKARA, Dec. 17, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Dec. 12, 2017 shows a view of a library transformed from an abandoned brick factory by the Cankaya district municipality in Ankara, Turkey. Old books left in dumpsters have now a new lease on life in a restored brick factory in Turkey's Ankara, where trash collectors have created a unique library open to all visitors. (Xinhua/Qin Yanyang) (zjl)