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Former City of Windhoek executive Fillemon Hambuda is in the High Court fighting for his final payout from his former employer. A man accused of defrauding the minister of defence, Frans Kapofi and a local hotel, denied the allegations against him. TransNamib has agreed to pay back more than N$3.5 million to Alliance Media after the railway company sued the advertising agency for failing to pay for the advertising spaces. The National Fishing Corporation of Namibia has asked Chief Justice Peter Shivute to permit Fishrot’s self-proclaimed “paymaster” and lawyer Maren de Klerk to testify via video link. The prosecutor general has decided to have a 42-year-old man accused of sexually violating his 14-year-old daughter several times, and forcing her to abort, stand trial in the Windhoek High Court. The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund wants to proceed with a High Court judgement regarding an investment tender, despite the fact that the case has now been taken to the Supreme Court. The Windhoek High Court ruled the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund would suffer irreparable harm if it does not go ahead with awarding its investment tender to various successful bidders. Non-profit organisation N/a’ankusê Foundation does not need a permit under the Ordinance or the Regulations Relating to Nature Conservation to transport and keep rare species of birds, the Windhoek High Court ruled. Government claims the application which was filed by late Ovambanderu chief Kilus Nguvauva to contest its decision to recognise chief Turimuro Hoveka as a traditional leader, is based on falsehoods. The matter in which Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi is challenging the decisions taken after he and fellow party leader Henny Seibeb’s infamous conduct in parliament during a presidential address, will be heard by a full bench of High Court judges. The Windhoek High Court has yet to pronounce itself on the controversial N$480 million diamond evaluation tender awarded to Gem Diamonds Namibia in 2019. Convicted drug dealers, Grant Noble and Dinath Azhar, will only know in April if they were successful in their quest to sway the High Court into granting them leave to petition the Supreme Court over their sentence. The attempt by Global Diamond Valuators Namibia to stop a N$480 million diamond evaluation tender, awarded to Gem Diamonds Namibia in 2019, which has since been effective, has failed. The Windhoek Regional Court said the DNA report links former National Council member Steve Biko Booys to the rape allegations, making the State’s case against him stronger than before. A police investigator dealing with the case of incarcerated social activist, Dimbulukeni Nauyoma was astonished to hear that one of the charges he initially charged him with was dropped. The Windhoek High Court on Friday ordered that the cancelled tender to supply water to the dry area of Omatjete and its surrounding communities proceed as planned. The Katutura Magistrate’s Court said there is no evidence indicating that social activist Dimbulukeni Nauyoma instructed protesters to continue with the demonstration after the High Court denied their request to do so. The Namibia Broadcasting Corporation is questioning the actions of media ombudsman, John Nakuta in handling a complaint against it, lodged by the Economic Social Justice Trust, where he is a trustee. A Keetmanshoop resident is asking the High Court to temporarily put a stop to the simultaneous use of multiple Aweh products offered by Mobile Telecommunications Company while his suit for compensation is being dealt with. Former City of Windhoek executive Fillemon Hambuda has lost the fight for his last salary at the City of Windhoek after the High Court dismissed his appeal.