Justice

ICC withdrawal threats of no effect

3 days ago - 23 February 2017 | Justice

Cabinet's affirmation of Namibia's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no effect until such time that the National Assembly endorses such a position. This is the opinion of human rights lawyer Norman...

Accused spat at magistrate

4 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Justice

A Walvis Bay man was yesterday sentenced to three months' imprisonment after spitting at a magistrate. Magistrate Rivermo Williams sentenced Venancio Muller (36) to three months' imprisonment without the option of a fine for...

27 more suspects face arrest in N$3.5b fraud

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | Justice

The investigation into a N$3.5 billion tax evasion, fraud and money-laundering case involving a prominent Chinese businessman, three of his countrymen and a Namibian is still incomplete.The State prosecution led by Rowan G van Wyk...

18 horns received in Windhoek

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Justice

ELLANIE SMIT The Chinese national who smuggled 18 rhino horns through Hosea Kutako International Airport and was arrested in South Africa, had received the rhino horns in Windhoek.Ye Zhiwei, 28, who pleaded guilty to...

Culture violates many rights

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Justice

DORCAS MHUNGUThe United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) representative to Namibia, Micaela Marques de Sousa, says neither culture, tradition nor religion should ever be used as an excuse to deny girls and women their fundamental human...

High Court allows another appeal in Teek saga

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Justice

High Court Judge Thomas Masuku yesterday allowed the prosecutor-general to appeal to the Supreme Court against the acquittal of retired Judge Pio Teek on child...

Ondangwa lower court bogged down

1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Justice

The Ondangwa Magistrate's Court is reportedly postponing cases because of a broken recording device in one of its two courtrooms.The three magistrates employed at the...

Ombudsman fights for detainees

1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | Justice

Ombudsman John Walters yesterday submitted an urgent application on behalf of 47 citizens of other African countries in the Windhoek High Court. In the...

Law reform occupies Justice in 2017

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | Justice

A comprehensive review of laws that are hampering development is on the cards this year. This is being undertaken by the Ministry of Justice...

Avid trial drags on

2 weeks ago - 07 February 2017 | Justice

The Avid corruption trial, dealing with the alleged embezzlement of N$30 million from the Social Security Commission in 2005, continues in the Windhoek High Court....

Landless demand justice

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Justice

One of the largest gatherings in decades at the J. Stefanus Stadium in Keetmanshoop's Tseiblaagte suburb on Saturday was said to be the beginning of...

Huang gets N$1 million bail

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2017 | Justice

Influential Chinese businessman Jack Huang was yesterday granted bail of N$1 million, just a day after he was arrested by the Namibian police in connection...

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Jack Huang gets N$1 million...

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | Justice

Influential Chinese businessman Jack Huang has been granted bail of N$1 million, just a day after he was arrested by the Namibian police in connection...

Illegal Na#Jaqna settlers ignore court...

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | Justice

CATHERINE SASMAN A notice of appeal filed in October and November 2016 by 11 of the 22 respondents ordered to vacate illegally occupied land in...

Guilty of double murder

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | Justice

A riddle that persisted for the past eight years around the shooting and killing of a mother and her daughter at Okatuo in Okahandja came...

Man jailed for 32 years...

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Justice

A 54-year-old man found guilty of the rape and murder of his 18-year-old stepdaughter in the Mariental District in September 2013, has been jailed for...

Trial postponed for third psychiatric...

3 weeks ago - 31 January 2017 | Justice

The murder trial of a man who stabbed the mother of his four-year-old son to death has again been postponed after his lawyer asked for...

Namibian arrested for 13 tusks...

1 month - 27 January 2017 | Justice

The two Angolans who were arrested this week for trying to sell 13 elephant tusks in the Kavango East Region were refused bail, while the...

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