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A medical student, who was convicted for forging Covid-19 test results last year, scored a partial victory in the High Court yesterday. Marthinus Pretorius, who was convicted of raping and trafficking two girls, has been sentenced to 35 years imprisonment. Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says acts of corruption within the public sector are in some instances fuelled by players in the private sector who are willing to offer bribes to government officials. Justice minister Yvonne Dausab has asked the National Assembly to ratify the extradition treaty between Namibia and Botswana, which the two governments signed in 2018. Ombudsman Basilius Dyakugha kahomokerere epangero morwa awo kuna kugazara nokutura magano gawo goyikorama kwelike, nokutura vadinguli kemeho ano vanya sirongo konyima morwa kapi vana kara nomagano asi ngapi navagusapo udigu ou woudona pokatji kovantu noyikorama, udigu kuna kondora unene moBwabwata national park. The trial of Karl Friedrich Eichhoff, an Okahandja resident accused of killing a man and burying him in a burrow alongside two dogs on his father’s farm in 2013, will be heard in August. The High Court refused Namibia Protection Services’ request to compel the Central Procurement Board to avail competitors’ bids. 41-year-old woman currently serving 18 years imprisonment for murdering her husband by slitting his throat with a kitchen knife, wants the High Court to consider reducing her sentence for the sake of her five children. Namibia’s justice system has grown in leaps and bounds as government spent millions of dollars in ensuring every citizen has access to justice. The Namibia University of Science and Technology has claimed Professor Frednard Gideon, who was one of the candidates interviewed for the NUST vice chancellor position, was untruthful during his public presentation. Namibia Wildlife Resorts and the tourism and public enterprises ministers have asked the court to be absolved from the N$7.5 million defamation suit filed against them by former NWR managing director, Zelna Hengari. A Windhoek resident accused of viciously attacking and killing his wife with a hammer will be tried for the alleged crimes. A Windhoek resident who confessed to abducting, kidnapping and raping a five-year-old girl is scheduled to receive trial dates next month. A northern-based optics manager accused of raping an 18-year-old girl has formally applied to be released on bail in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court. A teacher who was arrested last year for having sex with pupils at his school in Windhoek, will stand trial on the allegations. Former judicial officer Walter ‘Rooies’ Mostert’s court victory was short-lived as the police acquired a lawful warrant of arrest within hours of his case being provisionally withdrawn. The Windhoek High Court yesterday convicted two men of sexually violating a woman at Otjorukune Reserve in the Gobabis area in 2017. Former Rally for Democracy and Progress president and businessman Jeremia Nambinga has taken his communal farm neighbour to court after he was denied usage of the public access road. Five men currently serving lengthy jail terms are asking the High Court to consider releasing them after serving more than half of their sentences. Fraud accused former judicial officer Walter ‘Rooies’ Mostert is adamant his arrest and continued detention are unlawful.