City court battle on hold

06 May 2020 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITH
WINDHOEK

An urgent application filed by City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise against members of the city council has been removed from the High Court roll for now, with plans to refile the application at a later stage.
In a court order issued yesterday by High Court judge Kobus Miller, the application was removed from the court roll and marked as finalised.
Kahimise confirmed that the case will, however, be refiled, though no date was given.
Court officials yesterday explained there seemed to have been “material inaccuracies” in papers filed last Thursday, and the parties agreed to have the matter noted as finalised and removed from the roll.

Irregular meeting
Kahimise argued in his affidavit that a council meeting held last week violated lockdown regulations and that the appointment of an acting CEO, while he was still in office and ready to perform his duties, was irregular.
The urgent application was instituted to have all decisions and resolutions made at the council meeting reviewed and set aside, including decisions made at a management committee meeting the day before.
Amongst the reported resolutions taken at last Wednesday’s meeting was the reported three-year extension of City Police chief Abraham Kanime’s contract.
Kahimise resigned in January.

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