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Alleged son killer, girlfriend assaulter denied bail

1 day - 02 December 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUAfter allegedly killing his two-year-old son and assaulting his girlfriend at the Ncorosha village in the Ndiyona constituency, a 36-year-old suspect was denied bail at the Rundu Magistrate's Court on Monday.The suspect, Mudumbi Mushongo,...

No bail for Avis Dam murder accused

3 days ago - 30 November 2020 | Justice

KRISTIEN KRUGERWINDHOEKThe three men arrested in connection with the murder of Daniele Ferrari (52) at the Avis Dam were remanded in custody when they appeared before the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Thursday.Magistrate Ivan Gawanab said...

Katiti's lawsuit to be heard in May 2021

1 week ago - 26 November 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe lawsuit in which Augustinus Katiti is suing his former employer, the Namibia Institute of Pathology, will be heard in May 2021, High Court Judge Herman Oosthuizen said this week.Katiti claims that the state-owned...

Redforce back in business

1 week ago - 23 November 2020 | Justice

Kenya Kambowe RUNDU Redforce Debt Management and the Rundu town council have reached a settlement agreement which will allow the debt collector to resume its mission to recover over N$450 million...

Fishrot: Iyambo sentenced to nine months

1 week ago - 20 November 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKJason Iyambo, who was arrested in January for attempting to bribe an Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigator, has been sentenced to nine months...

Judiciary rejects corruption allegations

2 weeks ago - 19 November 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has rejected allegations of corruption in...

Shortage of magistrates must be addressed

2 weeks ago - 19 November 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKChief Justice Peter Shivute says the shortage of magistrates has greatly affected access to justice in the country, especially in remote areas.Shivute said this...

Manager in viral video resigns

2 weeks ago - 19 November 2020 | Justice

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKA G4S Security Services manager, who was sued for N$1 million in connection with an altercation in November last year, has resigned.Namibian Sun has...

Criminal justice system irks public

2 weeks ago - 18 November 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKChief Justice Petrus Shivute has highlighted several issues in the criminal justice...

Fishrot briber pleads guilty

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKJason Iyambo, who attempted to...

10 children serving jail time

2 weeks ago - 13 November 2020 | Justice

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATINamibia currently has 10 children serving jail time. The youngest juvenile offender is 14 and was convicted of rape. He was sentenced to five...

Supreme Court ushers Kudumo out of chieftaincy

3 weeks ago - 12 November 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWE RUNDUThe Uukwangali community has to elect a new traditional chief after the Supreme Court last week dismissed an appeal...

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State sued for millions over...

1 month - 30 October 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKA grieving couple are suing the health ministry for between N$2 million and N$3 million for negligence that led to the loss of their...

Farmworker’s murder trial nearing the...

1 month - 22 October 2020 | Justice

WINDHOEKNAMPAThe trial of a charcoal farmworker who is facing several counts of rape and a charge of murdering a two-year-old boy at Outjo in 2012...

State withdraws GBV case over...

1 month - 19 October 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe State has withdrawn charges of gender-based violence (GBV) against the Swapo councillor for Rundu Rural Constituency, Michael Shikongo, on the grounds that the...

Scepticism over proposed GBV courts

1 month - 15 October 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKExperts are sceptic about government's proposed gender-based-violence (GBV) court system, saying it may not be cost-effective and may be counter-productive.Government on Tuesday announced a...

Woman accused of witchcraft wins...

1 month - 14 October 2020 | Justice

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUNDIn what is probably the first conviction of its kind in Namibian history, two people were sentenced under the almost 90-year-old witchcraft law after...

Zoo Park 25 vindicated

1 month - 13 October 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe prosecutor-general, Martha Imalwa, has dropped all charges against the so-called Zoo Park 25 who were detained during protests against gender-based violence on Saturday.The...

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