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The High Court has compelled the Swakopmund Regional Court to hear the third bail application of a pastor, accused of kidnapping and raping members of his congregation. DNA analysis is still outstanding in the case of two men, accused of raping and murdering a 29-year-old woman, whose body was found dumped at a church last year. One of the businessmen, accused of defrauding the government of N$3.5 billion in taxes, has withdrawn his application in which he wanted the High Court to compel the prosecutor general from proceeding to prosecute him on charges of fraud and money laundering. A local security company has approached the High Court to compel the agriculture ministry to release payments of N$4.5 million for services rendered to the Kalimbezi Rice Farm in the Zambezi region. The High Court has concluded the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court committed irregularities in handling the case of Fishrot accused James Hatuikulipi and co-accused Sakaria Kuutondokwa Kokule. The matter in which a chief magistrate, an Electoral Commission of Namibia regional coordinator, and the urban and rural development minister want to nullify the 2021 elections of the //Kharas Regional Council’s management committee, will only be heard next year. The prosecution lost its bid to appeal the Oshakati High Court’s decision to convict a Rundu resident on a lesser charge of culpable homicide, rather than murder and arson for killing his four-year-old niece in 2017. The Swakopmund Town Council has approached the High Court to help it resolve a self-inflicted mess after wrongfully appointing the second-best candidate for the position of general manager for corporate services and human capital. Kampani ya zabumalonda ikwenuhezi kwa Khuta Yepahami kuli ihapeleze likolo la njimo kulukulula masheleñi alikana bolule babane ni licika (N$4.5 million), kamusebezi one ifile kwa simu ya mupunga ya Kalimbeza mwasikiliti sa Zambezi. Seawork Fish Processors has approached the High Court in order to compel a joint venture of six companies to sell its fishing rights exclusively to it and no other parties. The judgment to determine the ownership of a piece of land on which Puma Energy Namibia and the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) have been operating for years, has been postponed to next week. The information ministry has refused to reinstate and pay one of its information officers N$1 million in back pay after the labour commissioner concluded that his dismissal was unfair. ngwediva Medipark is dealing with more legal drama after the hospital got rid of some of its directors. The northern-based private hospital is being sued by its former director, Penda Kashihakumwa, who claims his ousting on 17 December last year was unlawful. Likolo la mañusa lihanile kukutiseza famusebezi ni kulifa yomuñwi wababeleki bababona zamañusa nikumulifa masheleñi alikana lule, kasamulaho muzamaisi mwaofesi yebona zakubeleka nafumani kuli kuzwisiwa musebezi kwahae nekusiyo hande. Prosecutor general Martha Imalwa yesterday filed an application for the court to compel curators David Bruni and Ian McLaren to give detailed answers on the multi-million dollar seized assets of the Fishrot accused that they are managing. The trial of former magistrate and fraud accused Walter ‘Rooies’ Mostert in Windhoek Regional Court is currently on hold. Educator Ariestides Kamatuka, who is accused of sexually violating one of his pupils, was left without legal representation, as he cannot afford his lawyer any longer. The High Court has ordered a public auction of a Mercedes Benz sedan belonging to forex trader-turned-politician Michael Amushelelo. The municipal council of Grootfontein has approached the High Court to compel them to evict street vendors in the town after hawkers refused to vacate the central business district area. In a dramatic turn of events, the Khomas regional council emerged victorious in a case where it was being sued by a car rental company for failure to pay N$3.6 million for leasing 21 vehicles in 2019.