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Anxiety, hope surrounds landmark same-sex marriage judgment

1 week ago - 17 January 2022 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] long legal battle against government by two Namibians and their same-sex foreign born spouses is heading towards a watershed judgment in the Windhoek High Court on Thursday.While the case will likely head...

Pricey justice bars most Namibians from access

1 month - 06 December 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] to justice through private lawyers is a pipe dream for a majority of Namibians, with prices for professional legal assistance far exceeding what most Namibians can afford.“To the countless, faceless Namibians who...

Florin in fresh bid for freedom

1 month - 02 December 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] hearing to decide whether former chef Thomas Adolf Florin (54) – the man who butchered and cooked the bones of his wife in 1998 – should be released from prison almost 22...

Security company owner, supervisor settle with Zimbabwean widow

1 month - 01 December 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Otjiwarongo security company owner and supervisor charged with the murder of a Zimbabwean woodcarver in 2020, agreed settle with the man’s widow after she sued them and three other security guards for...

Lifers make bid for early parole

2 months ago - 28 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] men sentenced to ultra-long imprisonments including life, are battling to be released on parole after serving more than half of their jail terms.Immanuel Shikunga, who has served 26 years behind bars for...

Toddler’s death haunts family suing health ministry

2 months ago - 18 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] father of 3-year-old Shaziriah Jacinta Mweneni du Plessis who died hours after receiving rabies shots at the Katutura State hospital in March...

Tax payers foot state’s LGBTQ discrimination

2 months ago - 16 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibia Equal Rights Movement on Monday called on home affairs minister Albert Kawana and government to stop abusing tax payers’ money to...

Police pay for transphobic attack

2 months ago - 14 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] police officer’s transphobic attack and unlawful arrest of a Namibian transgender woman five years ago, is costing the Namibian police N$50 000....

End of legal battle between CRAN, MTC in sight

2 months ago - 08 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) presented their final oral arguments in the High Court in Windhoek...

Home affairs defends anti-gay stance

2 months ago - 08 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Home Affairs ministry has acknowledged that their approach to an application for citizenship by descent for the two-year-old son of a Namibian...

Tax payers foot pricey civilian brutality payouts

2 months ago - 03 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] are forking out at least N$900 000 to date this year to pay civilians assaulted by police and soldiers during joint police...

Investors drag ReconAfrica to court

2 months ago - 03 November 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] warnings by Namibia's most experienced geologists that the chances of commercially viable oil exploration in the Kavango are zero, and ReconAfrica's oil...

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Judge slams home affairs’ homophobia...

3 months ago - 19 October 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Court judge Thomas Masuku has taken aim at Home Affairs’ discrimination against same-sex couples in his judgment granting citizenship to the Namibian...

Big win for parents of...

3 months ago - 14 October 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] two-year-old boy born via surrogacy to a Namibian citizen and his Mexican born husband has been declared a Namibian citizen by descent...

Immigration under scrutiny over domicile...

3 months ago - 12 October 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] authorities and their handling of a domicile case were subjected to intense and unflattering scrutiny by three of Namibia’s top judges at...

Inmates squeezed into overcrowded cells

4 months ago - 13 September 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Office of the Ombudsman 2020 annual report shows that many Namibian police stations are overcrowded and in bad shape. The report, released...

Man gets 45 years for...

4 months ago - 06 September 2021 | Justice

Oshakati • [email protected]“You are the architecture of your own demise. You cannot cry foul now and say you are remorseful.”Magistrate Leopoldt Hangalo repeated these words...

Government pays steep price for...

4 months ago - 01 September 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian government was ordered this week pay N$30 000 in damages and legal fees for the assault by police and soldiers on...

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