• July 8th, 2020

POSTS BY Maria Amakali

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Esau, son-in-law in bail bid 

Former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau and his son-in-law Tamson Hatuikulipi, who were both arrested in November last year for alleged corruption, have approached the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court for bail consideration.

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Law firm loses lawsuit over N$3.1 million 

An attempt by law firm Shikongo Law Chambers to claim N$3.1 million from a Chinese construction company in legal fees allegedly accrued during a court challenge of the cancelled N$7 billion Hosea Kutako International Airport tender was shot down by the High Court last week.

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Sacked top cop’s reinstatement bid fails

An attempt by a former Otjozondjupa police deputy commissioner to get the Supreme Court to reverse the ruling of the High Court where he had challenged his dismissal was set aside by a three-judge panel. 

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Hatuikulipi spun web of lies, says investigator

James Hatuikulipi, one of the central figures in the multi-million-dollar fisheries bribery scandal called Fishrot, is at it again as he stands accused of attempting to tamper with the ongoing investigations by orchestrating misleading lies.

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Court regards Nghipunya a flight risk

The Windhoek Magistrate’s Court said it would not take the risk of granting bail to the suspended CEO of state-owned National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) Mike Nghipunya, pending the finalisation of his case.

PDM members square off in court

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has defended the Electoral Commission of Namibia’s decision to amend its party list of officials that were sworn in as members of the National Assembly in March this year. 

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Shanghala’s lackey denied bail

An employee of former justice minister Sacky Shanghala became the latest person to suffer a legal blow when the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court dismissed his bail application last week.

Alleged boyfriend killer to stand trial

The Windhoek Regional Court is scheduled to hear what transpired on the night that a 70-year-old man was stabbed multiple times to death by his 23-year-old girlfriend, nearly three years ago in Okuryangava.