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Lawyer's fraud trial to start in October

2 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Justice

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe trial of an estate administrator, who stands accused of fraud and embezzling funds belonging to orphaned children between 2015 and 2017, is now ready for trial.Mervin Kozonguizi (44) made another appearance before High Court...

• Rundu murder case transferred to High Court

3 days ago - 06 July 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe murder case of Castro Domingo (34) has been transferred to the Oshakati High Court for plea and trial.Domingo pleaded not guilty to all three counts when he appeared before Magistrate Sonia Samupofu in...

Fishcor's Nghipunya denied bail

1 week ago - 01 July 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKMike Nghipunya, the suspended CEO of the National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor), was denied bail by the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday.He is implicated in the matter involving the payment of N$75.6 million through...

'Councillor punched me till I coughed blood'

1 week ago - 01 July 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUKristine Tjarura Likakatere (63), who was allegedly assaulted by her cousin, Rundu Rural constituency councillor Michael Shikongo, says she was slapped and punched in the face until she coughed up blood.This followed a heated...

Babi and follower charged with bribery

1 week ago - 30 June 2020 | Justice

FRANCOISE STEYNBERG WINDHOEKAccused rhino poacher Jackson Babi (30) and one of his followers, Ananias Ananias, appeared on two corruption charges before the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday.Ananias (37) allegedly tried to bribe the investigating officer in...

Chinese murder suspects to plead in August

1 week ago - 30 June 2020 | Justice

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUTwo Chinese shop owners, Xuefeng Chen (30) and Zhenhai Zhou (32), who allegedly killed an employee at Andara village in the Kavango East by...

Rape accused denied bail at Mariental

2 weeks ago - 25 June 2020 | Justice

NAMPAMARIENTALA 39-year-old man who was arrested this past Saturday for allegedly raping of a 21-year-old woman in Mariental's Ombili informal settlement made his first court...

Lack of magistrates frustrates lawyers

2 weeks ago - 24 June 2020 | Justice

ILENI NANDJATO OSHAKATI A lack of magistrates in northern courts is frustrating lawyers operating in this area. They say there is...

Kora dirty laundry to be aired in September

2 weeks ago - 23 June 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Kora All-Africa Music Awards scandal, in which N$23 million was paid from government coffers for an event that never took place, will play...

Covid-19 fugitive can't appear in court

2 weeks ago - 22 June 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKImmanuel David, a Namibian-born South African passport holder who entered the country illegally by crossing the Orange River in a canoe, is yet to...

G4S sued for N$1m by security guard

3 weeks ago - 17 June 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKA security guard is suing G4s Security Services and a senior manager there for N$1 million for an alleged death threat made during an...

No arrest warrant for fugitive Fishrot lawyer

3 weeks ago - 16 June 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThere is still no warrant of arrest out for fugitive lawyer Marén de Klerk, wanted in connection with N$90 million paid out in dubious...

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Fishrot accused, other inmates 'safe...

4 weeks ago - 11 June 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWindhoek Central Correctional Facility head, Deputy Commissioner Manfred Jatamunua, says the Fishrot accused and other inmates are safe from the coronavirus pandemic.Testifying yesterday under...

Alleged student killer stays in...

4 weeks ago - 10 June 2020 | Justice

NAMPA WINDHOEKAn application for discharge by a man on trial in the High Court for allegedly killing his girlfriend failed on Monday.Victor Elia (37) allegedly...

Fishcor 'instructed' to pay Swapo

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKDespite pockets of denial that Swapo did not benefit from proceeds of the so-called Fishrot scandal, Fishcor's suspended CEO Mike Nghipunya on Friday said...

Babi withdraws urgent High Court...

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Justice

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAn urgent application by self-proclaimed prophet Jackson Babi to, amongst others, review and set aside his arrest in connection with rhino poaching was withdrawn...

Otjiwarongo murder suspects denied bail

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Justice

NAMPA OTJIWARONGO Five men who allegedly beat a street vendor to death have been denied bail by the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court.Zimbabwean national Hlaisanani Zhou (43)...

Esau a fool, Nghipunya a...

1 month - 08 June 2020 | Justice

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWhile referring to former fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau as a fool, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigator and State witness Willem Olivier also described suspended Fishcor...

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