Justice

City cops guilty of teen's murder

5 days ago - 30 March 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKThree City Police officers have been found guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy suspected of having stolen a laptop from the Windhoek City Police offices seven years ago.The officers, Werner Johannes Shetekela, Kleophas Shikalepo...

Man with two wives denied bail

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Justice

Kenya KamboweRUNDUThe Rundu Magistrate's Court has denied bail to a 35-year-old man who stands accused of bigamy after allegedly marrying two women in 2009 and 2019.Fernandu Elia Simunga was arrested on Monday at Rundu.He made...

Courts open despite coronavirus threat

2 weeks ago - 17 March 2020 | Justice

STAFF REPORTER Courts will remain open despite a call by authorities that large gatherings should be suspended for the next 30 days in light of two cases of the coronavirus having been confirmed in Namibia. Yesterday Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa...

Court system on hold

2 weeks ago - 17 March 2020 | Justice

No trials will be conducted in the country's Magistrate and High Courts until 27 March, while old cases will be postponed to dates beyond that date.These were among the directives issued by prosecutor-general Martha Imalwa...

Hornkranz, Kalahari spark million-dollar lawsuits

3 weeks ago - 13 March 2020 | Justice

Allegations of a multitude of rights violations including excessive force against unarmed civilians by Operation Hornkranz and Kalahari Desert soldiers and police have led to a surge in lawsuits demanding millions in compensation.This week lawyer...

ECN pawn saga back in court

3 weeks ago - 13 March 2020 | Justice

Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) technical director Milton Louw is expected to make a second appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in connection with allegedly...

Itula again knocks on Supreme Court’s door

3 weeks ago - 11 March 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKES Independent presidential candidate Panduleni Itula has asked that the Supreme Court set a date for a review of its decision not to nullify...

ACC summons Fishrot defence lawyer

1 month - 27 February 2020 | Justice

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday summoned South African lawyer, Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, to submit a statement explaining a N$50 000 payment he received in 2018...

No reprieve for Fishrot 6

1 month - 21 February 2020 | Justice

The so-called Fishrot Six yesterday returned to the Windhoek Magistrate's Court, which ordered that they be remanded in custody until 23 April to allow for...

Judiciary hits back

1 month - 19 February 2020 | Justice

The Office of the Judiciary has defended itself against “undue attacks”, including a Landless People's Movement (LPM) allegation that it has been captured by the...

Lack of funds bedevils access to justice

1 month - 14 February 2020 | Justice

Namibia is struggling to serve justice because of inadequate funding, Chief Justice Petrus Shivute said at the official opening of the legal year this week....

Hands off Judiciary - Geingob

1 month - 13 February 2020 | Justice

President Hage Geingob has cautioned Namibians not to question the integrity of the Judiciary, because that would cause chaos or anarchy. Geingob was speaking...

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Captain fined N$950k, Samherji vessel...

1 month - 06 February 2020 | Justice

The captain of an Icelandic vessel linked to the Fishrot bribery scandal has been fined N$950 000 or 12 years in prison by the Walvis...

Court scraps EVMs without trail

1 month - 06 February 2020 | Justice

The Supreme Court yesterday declared that the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) without a paper trail during the November 2019 presidential election was unconstitutional,...

Supreme Court upholds presidential poll...

1 month - 05 February 2020 | Justice

JEMIMA BEUKESThe Supreme Court has ruled it will not nullify the result and order a rerun of the 2019 presidential election, which means that Hage...

Itula vs Geingob: Endgame beckons

1 month - 05 February 2020 | Justice

STAFF REPORTER With judgment in the presidential election challenge brought by independent presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula set to be handed down...

Hanse-Himarwa suffers setback

1 month - 04 February 2020 | Justice

Former education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa suffered a setback yesterday when High Court judge Christie Liebenberg struck her appeal from the roll, saying he did not...

High Court saves widow

2 months ago - 31 January 2020 | Justice

The Windhoek High Court has set aside a Gciriku traditional court ruling that a widow should pay 15 heads of cattle or N$30 000 to...

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