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Judges throw out shocking spliff sentence

8 hours ago | Justice

A N$4 000 fine or two-year prison sentence for possession of a single two-gram dagga joint worth N$20 was tossed out by two High Court judges who said the punishment was too severe. “There can...

Hatuikulipi 'stunned' by frozen accounts

8 hours ago | Justice

Former Fishcor board chairperson James Hatuikulipi, who is an accused in the Fishrot scandal, says he was “taken aback” to learn that his personal bank account was frozen and insists that his right to dignity...

Fishrot bail strategy revealed

4 days ago - 24 January 2020 | Justice

The six men accused of accepting bribes worth N$150 million in the so-called Fishrot scandal have so far avoided applying for bail to protect details of their alleged criminal deeds, legal experts have said. ...

Fishrot Six challenge search warrants

4 days ago - 24 January 2020 | Justice

The so-called Fishrot Six have filed an urgent High Court application in a frantic attempt to overturn two sets of search warrants on their immovable properties issued by the magistrate's courts in Windhoek and Gobabis....

Man in court for registering 'fake' accident

6 days ago - 22 January 2020 | Justice

A 58-year-old man arrested at Aranos last Friday for allegedly providing false information relating to an accident made his first appearance in the Aranos Magistrate's Court on Monday.Gawie Gabriel Ngatajosi appeared before assistant magistrate Mclean...

Nation awaits EVM judgement with bated breath

1 week ago - 20 January 2020 | Justice

Namibians must wait until February 6 to hear whether the Supreme Court will uphold the outcome of the November 27 general election or order a...

Evidence stuck in grieving mother's thigh

1 week ago - 20 January 2020 | Justice

A N$3 million wrongful death lawsuit against the police stemming from the killing of a child who was struck by a stray bullet on Valentine's...

Who's who in EVM Supreme Court battle

1 week ago - 17 January 2020 | Justice

The bench Chief Justice Peter Shivute Justice Sylvester Mainga Justice Dave Smuts Justice Elton Hoff Justice Baaitse Nkabinde ...

Shanghala employeeon abandons bail bid

1 week ago - 17 January 2020 | Justice

Nigel Van Wyk, who faces charges related to the Fishrot corruption case, had to abandon a bail application scheduled for 10 January because he could...

Katrina turns to Supreme Court

1 week ago - 17 January 2020 | Justice

Former education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa is turning to the Supreme Court to challenge her criminal conviction.The former Hardap governor, who was found guilty of corruption...

‘Daddy touched my cookie’

1 week ago - 16 January 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKES The stepsister of an eight-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her 69-year-old father has revealed that the family had...

Details emerge in councillor's assault case

3 weeks ago - 06 January 2020 | Justice

A Christmas get-together at Arevesheneka village in Kavango East led to the arrest of Ndiyona Constituency Councillor Eugen Likuwa and his wife Clementine Mpande, after...

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Fishrot 6 stay in jail

4 weeks ago - 30 December 2019 | Justice

The so-called Fishrot Six will remain in prison until at least February 2020, after Acting High Court Judge Kobus Miller dismissed their urgent application to...

Jailbirds appeal long sentences

4 weeks ago - 30 December 2019 | Justice

At least three inmates facing decades behind bars with no prospect of release have taken steps to reduce the ultra-long sentences they are serving after...

ECN's Louw makes first court...

1 month - 23 December 2019 | Justice

Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) employee Milton Louw, who is charged with the alleged theft of five laptops from his employer, on Friday made his...

Xmas in cells for Fishrot...

1 month - 20 December 2019 | Justice

Six men challenging their arrest on allegations of receiving millions of dollars in kickbacks, in exchange for availing Namibian fishing quotas to an Iceland seafood...

Lichtenstrasser stays behind bars

1 month - 19 December 2019 | Justice

Alleged double-murderer Ernst Lichtenstrasser will remain in custody until his next court appearance in February 2020. His application for the preliminary dismissal of his case...

Rough ride made me sick...

1 month - 17 December 2019 | Justice

Former fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau says he became ill after a rough ride in a police van last Thursday.He also claims in an affidavit handed...

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