Namibia: Scuffle erupts between tourist and native woman over unauthorized photos

Posted on August 15, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Stories

According to, a Himba woman nearly beat up a tourist for photographing her without her consent on Tuesday. The woman, Uatanaua Nduri, saw a female tourist taking a picture of her, and afterwards asked for payment or for the tourist to delete the picture but a communication breakdown between the two led to a lot of confusion and an argument erupted. “I was busy processing my sheep skin and the tourist started taking pictures of me. I then stood up and confronted her, demanding payment which she refused,” Nduri told a reporter who also witnessed the incident next to the Opuwo Bakery. Read article

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