• December 12th, 2019

POSTS BY Roland Routh

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Taapopi new Nanso president 

WINDHOEK - The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso), which convened its 16th Elective National Students Congress over the weekend in Otjiwarongo, elected its new executive committee members to serve for the next coming two years.

Aminuis gang rape accused guilty

WINDHOEK - Three young men from Aminuis in the Omaheke Region will be sentenced tomorrow after acting Windhoek High Court Judge Orben Sibeya convicted them of one count of rape each this week. 

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Businessman sent to prison for 35 years

WINDHOEK - Businessman Sakarias (Sacky) Mathias, 59, was sentenced to an effective 35 years imprisonment yesterday by Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute after he was found guilty on charges of murder, attempted murder, possession of a firearm and ammunition without a license and attempt to defeat or obstruct the course of justice.

Estate agent’s wife acquitted over N$6.7 million

WINDHOEK - The wife of embattled coastal estate agent Erwin Sprangers, 58, was on Monday acquitted on all charges in the Windhoek High Court after she applied for a section 174 discharge at the state’s case and was granted one by Judge Eileen Rakow.

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Windhoek man pleads not guilty to murder

WINDHOEK - Benjamin Strong, 56, on Monday pleaded not guilty to a count of murder, read with the provisions of the Domestic Violence Act, one count of attempted murder, two counts of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and one count of defeating or obstructing or attempting to defeat or obstruct the course.

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28 years for rape, trafficking 

WINDHOEK - Tuufilwa Ndawina Jonas, 34, convicted on three counts of rape and three counts of trafficking in persons after she trafficked a young girl from Okahenge village in Omusati for sexual exploitation during 2012 was sentenced to an effective 28 years imprisonment yesterday.

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High Court orders ACC to return timber

WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Thomas Masuku last week ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Ministry of Finance to return a consignment of timber held unlawfully to its rightful owners.

Magistrate denies defrauding insurer over N$230 000

WINDHOEK - Ondangwa-based magistrate Liwena Walter Mikiti pleaded not guilty to charges of insurance fraud, alternatively theft, forgery and uttering a forged document and money laundering before Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Eileen Rakow yesterday.

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Accused denies wrongdoing in murder of elderly farmer

WINDHOEK - The only female accused in the murder and robbery of elderly farmer Willem Cornelius de Klerk, aged 71, at farm Villa Rosa in the Usakos district, yesterday denied any wrongdoing in either the murder or the robbery that took place in August 2015.

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Judges clarify money laundering

WINDHOEK - Three judges of the Windhoek High Court in a review judgment on various cases on whether a charge of money-laundering in addition to that of a charge containing the element of dishonesty has issued a judgement explaining the offence of money-laundering.

CBD shooter gets legal representation

WINDHOEK - The legal trouble of a man charged with murder in the Windhoek High Court was finally resolved last Thursday when the Directorate of Legal Aid in the Ministry of Justice instructed legal representation for him.

Child rape sentence increased on appeal

WINDHOEK - A Swakopmund man whose indecent assault conviction was overturned with a conviction of attempted rape in the Supreme Court was slapped with a sentence more than twice the original sentence.

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State wants life for convicted SA murderer

WINDHOEK - State Advocate Solomon Kanyemba yesterday asked Windhoek High Court Judge Naomi Shivute to sentence Wilhelm (Wimpie) Derick Februarie, 40, the man convicted of the murder of a 56-year-old woman in Windhoek West, to life imprisonment.