Justice

Rape bail application ruling delayed

2 days ago - 29 September 2020 | Justice

Kenya KamboweNDIYONAThe bail ruling of Johannes Kativa (38), who stands accused of raping a 31-year-old teacher from Guma village in the Kavango East Region, has been postponed to next month after his lawyer failed to...

Child-friendly justice in the spotlight

2 days ago - 29 September 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Day of the Namibian Child was celebrated yesterday and reflected on challenges faced by children who find themselves in conflict with the law.It aimed to ensure access to a child-friendly justice system in...

Likuwa to stew in wife-beating allegations

3 days ago - 28 September 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWE NDIYONA Swapo's Ndiyona constituency councillor, Eugene Likuwa, will have to wait until next year for the Ndiyona Periodic Court to hear the full story and reach a verdict...

'Wife stealer' dealt court blow

6 days ago - 25 September 2020 | Justice

Kenya KamboweNDIYONA An alleged serial wife stealer has been dealt a blow by the justice system after an assault case he reported against two men whose wives he apparently slept with was dismissed...

Bottleneck killer pleads guilty

6 days ago - 25 September 2020 | Justice

ADOLF KAURESWAKOPMUNDMurder accused Showen van Wyk (26) pleaded guilty when he made his first appearance before the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.Van Wyk admitted his crime during cross-examination by prosecutor Beata Mwahi.“I plead guilty because...

Covid delays Möller murder trial

1 week ago - 22 September 2020 | Justice

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUNDThe start of the murder trial of the five men accused of murdering Walvis Bay businessman Hans-Jörg Möller in 2016 has been delayed until...

Gertze's attempted murder case withdrawn

1 week ago - 18 September 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKNamibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) CEO Franz Gertze is off the hook after the Office of the Prosecutor-General declined to prosecute him for a shooting...

Estate agent guilty of stealing Congolese general's money

2 weeks ago - 16 September 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKA Swakopmund estate agent accused of stealing US$900 000 (N$6.7 million) from a Democratic Republic of Congo military general ten years ago has been...

Fishrot 7 could be released

2 weeks ago - 15 September 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKA magistrate yesterday thinly suggested the court might have no further reason to keep the Fishrot accused in custody if investigators do not wrap...

Masule ruling on 28 September

2 weeks ago - 11 September 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKGovernment attorneys yesterday argued that the High Court does not have the jurisdiction to hear the urgent application brought by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)...

'Strike Fishrot case from the court roll'

2 weeks ago - 11 September 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK Trevor Brockerhoff, the lawyer representing former Investec manager Ricardo Gustavo, has asked the Windhoek Magistrate's Court to consider striking the Fishrot...

Bribery saga accused make renewed plea for freedom

3 weeks ago - 10 September 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKLawyers representing the Fishrot accused have asked the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court to provisionally release their clients, as the State cannot...

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Con man sues for N$5m

3 weeks ago - 08 September 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEK A Hardap prison inmate and South African citizen convicted on multiple charges of fraud has filed a N$5 million lawsuit against...

Woman sues after AK-47 beating...

3 weeks ago - 07 September 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKA new lawsuit brought by a civilian against the Namibian police and army centres around an alleged savage attack by a soldier who beat...

Lawyer hired for Okahandja land...

3 weeks ago - 04 September 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Affirmative Repositioning movement has secured the services of a lawyer as it takes the fight to urban and rural development minister Erastus Utoni...

ACC recruitment shenanigans exposed

4 weeks ago - 03 September 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKAn urgent application by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigator Phelem Masule against Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, who has set aside his promotion as chief investigator,...

Son back in court for...

4 weeks ago - 02 September 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUA 23-year-old man, accused of kicking his mother to death at Gcigco village in the Kavango West Region in June this year, made his...

Wakudumo granted bail in AK-47...

1 month - 01 September 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUWillem Longwani Wakudumo (36) who stands accused of theft after he allegedly stole an AK-47 rifle belonging to a Namibian Defence Force (NDF) member...

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