Justice

Bizarre scenes as massacre suspect appears

1 week ago - 08 November 2019 | Justice

Sem Nauyoma Petrus (26), accused of hacking three members of his family to death with a panga on Tuesday morning, appeared before Magistrate Ilge Rheent in the Ohangwena Magistrate's Court yesterday. While in the...

Sentences slashed, convictions overturned

1 week ago - 07 November 2019 | Justice

At least seven people who pleaded guilty to crimes involving drugs, assault and theft recently had their convictions and sentences either tossed out or dramatically slashed for being too severe or based on faulty and...

Schiefer appeals again

1 week ago - 05 November 2019 | Justice

A second appeal by Romeo Schiefer, who was sentenced to an effective 48 years in prison for the murder of his parents in October 2008, has been set down for January next year. Schiefer...

Govt in settlement talks over defective passport

2 weeks ago - 01 November 2019 | Justice

A father is in settlement negotiations with home affairs officials after suing the ministry for N$276 000 after a terrifying ordeal in which his 18-year-old son was jailed in Thailand for being in possession of...

Shanghala back in Kora frying pan

2 weeks ago - 29 October 2019 | Justice

ELLANIE SMIT Former attorney-general Sacky Shanghala has emerged at the centre of the removal of conditions in the Kora awards deal that would have protected government from losing...

Wasn't me – Shanghala on Kora

2 weeks ago - 28 October 2019 | Justice

Justice minister Sacky Shanghala says he was not responsible for the Kora money going missing, adding that there are deliberate political machinations at play to...

Inmate sues for N$6m over exams

2 weeks ago - 28 October 2019 | Justice

A Namibian prisoner is suing correctional services and education authorities for N$6 million, claiming he was denied the fundamental human right to education and became...

Cash-strapped health defies N$730k court order

3 weeks ago - 25 October 2019 | Justice

The health ministry has blamed a lack of money for failing to comply with a court order to pay a grieving widower N$730 000 by...

JSC probes Kora saga

3 weeks ago - 24 October 2019 | Justice

Chief Justice Peter Shivute has confirmed that the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) is trying to establish why the Kora Awards court case was recently marked...

Life for plotting husband's murder

3 weeks ago - 23 October 2019 | Justice

Rachel Rittmann (49), who arranged the murder of her husband Rudolph Rittmann (34) for financial gain and freedom to continue a love affair, was sentenced...

D-Day for husband killers

3 weeks ago - 22 October 2019 | Justice

Gobabis resident Rachel Rittmann and her ex-lover Ryno du Preez, who were found guilty of killing her husband Rudolf Henry Rittmann in August 2013, will...

Chief justice enters Kora fray

1 month - 17 October 2019 | Justice

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) will convene on Monday to discuss growing calls for an investigation into why the Kora awards court matter was concealed...

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Rapist sues prison authorities

1 month - 16 October 2019 | Justice

A convicted rapist is suing prison authorities and the judiciary for N$1 million for failing to release him after his 10-year prison term ended in...

Shiimi breaks silence on Kora...

1 month - 16 October 2019 | Justice

Businessman Tonata Shiimi says he did not receive any payment for activities related to plans to host the Kora music awards in Namibia, but confirms...

Ta futitha epangelo sho a...

1 month - 16 October 2019 | Justice

Omulumentu ngoka a li a pewa egeelo lyokukala modholongo omolwa oshipotha shekwatonkonga ota futitha omalelo goodholongo oshowo oshikondo shuuyuki, sho ya ndopa oku mu mangulula,...

Amushelelo, Cloete granted bail

1 month - 15 October 2019 | Justice

CATHERINE SASMANSelf-proclaimed money spinner Michael Amushelelo and Griegorie Cloete are out on bail of N$35 000 each after having appeared before the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court...

Judiciary feels Kora heat

1 month - 15 October 2019 | Justice

Pressure is mounting on the judiciary after a bizarre attempt to mark documents linked to the N$23 million Kora scandal as “in camera”.Among the documents...

Jail term hiked by 10...

1 month - 15 October 2019 | Justice

An eight-year prison term was more than doubled to 18 years after the State appealed the sentence of a man convicted of murder last year,...

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