Justice

Lawyers dispute evidence in rhino case

3 days ago - 24 March 2017 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITH The lawyers of two Chinese nationals arrested for possession of rhino horns in January say their clients should be granted bail because the case against them is deeply...

Kazenambo pleads not guilty

3 days ago - 24 March 2017 | Justice

The trial of outspoken politician and former cabinet minister Kazenambo Kazenambo started yesterday in the Gobabis Regional Court, where he pleaded not guilty to several charges.He faces charges of crimen injuria, assaulting a member of...

Soldiers will face civilian justice

5 days ago - 22 March 2017 | Justice

Legal experts say it is up to the prosecutor-general to decide whether criminal charges will be brought against soldiers who shot a three-year-old girl in the head in the Bwabwata National Park last week.There has...

Stoop murder trial to continue in April

5 days ago - 22 March 2017 | Justice

The illness of a defence lawyer this week led to the postponement of the High Court trial of three people accused of killing 78-year-old Gideon Johannes (Koos) Stoop.The trial will continue on 3 April. Lawyer...

Parolee accused of raping, killing pregnant woman

1 week ago - 20 March 2017 | Justice

A Tses resident, who stands accused of raping and murdering a 28-year-old pregnant woman in September 2014, was denied bail last week in the Windhoek High Court.Jesaja Boois, 40, has been in custody for two...

Magistrate shoots down sky-high property values

1 week ago - 17 March 2017 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHHundreds of Otavi residents were overjoyed yesterday when the local magistrate’s court declared a provisional valuation roll null and void and ordered the Otavi...

Alleged student killer wants bail

1 week ago - 17 March 2017 | Justice

The alleged killer of an International University of Management student wants to be released on bail.After a brief appearance in a packed courtroom at the...

Avid shareholder confirms Kandara's involvement

1 week ago - 16 March 2017 | Justice

The involvement of the late Lazarus Kandara in the Social Security Commission's missing N$30 million investment in the Avid Investment Corporation was confirmed by one...

Baster Gemeente has no land rights

2 weeks ago - 10 March 2017 | Justice

The Rehoboth Town Council has established clear rights over land falling within its jurisdiction.Acting Judge Collins Parker ruled yesterday in the drawn-out matter between the...

Effective 10-year prison term for accountant

2 weeks ago - 08 March 2017 | Justice

Peter Tyran Kohler (45), a former accountant at two building supply dealers who confessed to defrauding his employers of N$5.8 million, has been sentenced to...

State Finance Act flouted in HKIA scandal

3 weeks ago - 06 March 2017 | Justice

Local lawyer Sisa Namandje has suggested that the State Finance Act was flouted when he recently argued in an appeal case of the government versus...

Law association denies exclusion claims

3 weeks ago - 03 March 2017 | Justice

The recently revived Namibia Law Association (NLA) vehemently denies that it is excluding white men, as is alleged by certain members of the legal fraternity.It...

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Kandjii on cross-country court spree

3 weeks ago - 01 March 2017 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHRhino-poaching accused Gerson Kandjii and his five co-accused did not enter a plea before the Okahao Magistrate’s Court on Monday after their lawyer failed...

Tsumkwe West fences fall

3 weeks ago - 28 February 2017 | Justice

Sources at the Omatako settlement in the Na‡Jaqna Conservancy in Tsumkwe West yesterday confirmed that illegal fences were finally being removed.The sources said the operation...

ICC withdrawal threats of no...

1 month - 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....

Accused spat at magistrate

1 month - 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...

27 more suspects face arrest...

1 month - 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...

18 horns received in Windhoek

1 month - 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...

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