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      Lawyers bemoan high legal costs

      Lawyers bemoan high legal costs

      2022-01-28  Maria Amakali
      A substantial number of legal practitioners have advised their clients not to approach the courts due to the high legal costs, despite having trust in the country’s judicial system. 
      Basson labels festive operation a success

      Basson labels festive operation a success

      2022-01-27  Loide Jason
      The Khomas Police commander Ismael Basson said the operation conducted during the festive season was a success, as no murder case was reported, weapons were confiscated and over N$500 000 was earned in fines during the 62-day operation.
      AR, Govt plots battle on hold

      AR, Govt plots battle on hold

      2022-01-27  Maria Amakali
      The Affirmative Repositioning movement’s suit against government’s failure to service and deliver 200 000 plots in urban areas countrywide is on hold as the court waits for the Supreme Court to pronounce itself on the exception appeal.
      Judge questions advance payments to Mwapopi

      Judge questions advance payments to Mwapopi

      2022-01-27  Roland Routh
      Windhoek High Court Judge Shafimana Uietele on Tuesday questioned the advance payments for “consultancy work not yet done” by bail-seeking Phillipus Mwapopi. 
      Kilus Nguvauva’s Hoveka challenge hits a bump

      Kilus Nguvauva’s Hoveka challenge hits a bump

      2022-01-27  Maria Amakali
      The application by late Ovambanderu chief Kilus Nguvauva, in which he challenged government’s decision to recognise chief Turimuro Hoveka as a traditional leader, has hit a legal bump in the road as the latter attacks the State’s amended notice of motion.
      Outjo baby death to be investigated

      Outjo baby death to be investigated

      2022-01-26  Loide Jason
      The health ministry will conduct a full investigation into the allegation of a 25-year-old woman, who lost her baby boy before delivery last Monday at Outjo district hospital, allegedly due to nurses' negligence.
      Cab driver bludgeons customer

      Cab driver bludgeons customer

      2022-01-25  Loide Jason
      The Namibian Police are investigating a case of murder in which a 45-year-old man from Tsumeb was found lying in a pool of blood with a stab wound on the right side of his stomach.
      IPC back paddles on Howard-Smith 

      IPC back paddles on Howard-Smith 

      2022-01-25  Maria Amakali
      Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) at the eleventh hour of court proceedings against them on Friday, decided not to proceed with a disciplinary hearing of suspended Swakopmund constituency councillor Ciske Howard-Smith. 
      Woman robbed of car, assaulted

      Woman robbed of car, assaulted

      2022-01-25  Loide Jason
      The Namibian Police in the Khomas region are looking for an unknown suspect who pretended to be a police officer and took a car from a woman at the bridge behind Unam’s Hage Geingob Campus in Windhoek.