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An 18-year-old Windhoek resident who strangled his ex-girlfriend to death in her home last week was denied bail yesterday by Katutura Magistrate’s Court. Namibia Sports Commission chief administrator Simataa ‘Freddy’ Mwiya’s case will not jump the queue after he relinquished his right to have it heard on an urgent basis. Popular Democratic Movement says it never deliberately broke the law when it decided to amend its party list of officials who were sworn in the National Assembly in March 2020. Johann Maree (50), a former police reservist accused of sexually abusing underage boys, filming and selling pornographic materials of them on the dark web, will remain behind bars after his bail appeal was dismissed by the High Court yesterday. The bail hearing of a police reservist, accused of attempting to defeat the course of justice in the ongoing Fishrot case, will resume end of this month. A United Kingdom-headquartered company, currently contracted to provide ground handling services at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, has refused to hand over the reins to a joint venture between Paragon Investment Holdings and Ethiopia Airlines. Spouses who intend on divorcing will no longer have to travel to Windhoek or Oshakati as divorce matters will soon be heard in the lower courts. Forex traders Michael Amushelelo and Gregory Cloete have reached a financial crunch that they are now looking to the State to provide them with legal representation for their upcoming criminal trial. A lawyer representing a trial-awaiting man accused of kidnapping, raping and strangling a woman to death, withdrew his services yesterday in the High Court. The late filing of one of six people, convicted of carrying out an armed robbery at the Westlane Lifestyle Centre in Windhoek in 2017, resulted in his appeal being dismissed by the High Court on Friday. The Namibia Bus and Taxi Association will finally host its congress in Windhoek tomorrow. It was postponed due to internal fights. Former chairperson of the defunct SME Bank Andrew Ndishishi has withdrawn a legal application in which he sought leave to appeal against a court’s decision to keep him on and other directors in the lawsuit filed by the bank liquidators. !Gameba ra ǀgora ǂgao khoen !aroma i ge !aruǀî ǂhâbasa tide, ǁîn nî ǀAeǁgams tamas ka i o Oshakatis ǀgora!gâ!khaigu ǁga ǀgoras !aroma !narisa, !gameǀgoras ǁhōn ǀgūǁae ǂam ǁnâu!gâ!khaigu !nâ !hūb a ǂhabase ǀaweǁguib !oa nî ǁnâu!gâhe amaga. Mervin Nguyapeua, a man convicted of 32 rape counts involving 10 minor boys and serving 68 years imprisonment, is in need of a lawyer for his appeal bid. A lawyer representing a Cuban doctor accused of raping his colleague at the doctors’ quarters in Windhoek says the Combatting of Rape Act is too vague, wide and confusing. The police have completed their investigations into the case of two men in custody for allegedly attempting to buy the hair of a person living with albinism. The joint venture between Paragon Investment Holdings and Ethiopian Airlines will take over ground handling services at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. An incomplete record of the ongoing trial of a woman, accused of killing her six-month-old son by throwing him on the ground, thereby fracturing his skull, has caused a pause in the trial. The Hardap police commander says the region is disturbed by high drug abuse as drug dealers have gone to the extent of recruiting police officers to act as their agents and to tip them off when operations are planned. A police reservist accused of attempting to defeat the course of justice in the ongoing Fishrot case has to wait for three weeks for the court to pronounce itself on his formal bail application.