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Namibia’s ranking as an upper-middle-income country has placed the country in a precarious position, where it is now under pressure to devise new ways to access capital. The country also suggested more sustainable and predictable financing for development. The Namibia Revenue Agency has called on travellers and traders to adhere to customs and excise rules at all times. Zimbabwean parents who stand accused of assaulting their nine-year-old daughter and causing her death will stand trial next year. Fishrot’s self-proclaimed “paymaster” and lawyer Maren de Klerk re-filed his application, where he is fighting against the seizure of his money and that of his law firm by the State. Trustco Bank will have to wait for another week to hear if the court will temporarily freeze the Bank of Namibia (BoN)’s decision to shut its operations. The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has withdrawn its suit against the government over its failure to service and deliver 200 000 plots in urban areas countrywide. A former security guard, who was re-arrested in connection with the robbery of N$1.2 million from a cash-in-transit vehicle and murder of his then-colleague in Windhoek, claims being unlawfullydetained. Local exploration company Vena Gemstones and Mining (Pty) Ltd is asking the court to stop energy minister Tom Alweendo from entering into a petroleum exploration agreement with its competitor, Zambezi Exploration. The recent pronouncement by the High Court that it is irrational to forfeit property not connected to crime but mixed with actual proceeds of crime, will give leeway to criminals to hide their criminal proceeds, and is being challenged. THE Namibian registered companies which were run by Icelandic executives and are at the centre of the Fishrot bribery case, have come out guns blazing at the Prosecutor General as she tries to advance her case for assets seizure. In its unwavering legal litigation over the ground-handling tender at Hosea Kutako International Airport, Menzies was once again dealt a hard blow by the High Court yesterday. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (Elcin) is suing Urban and Rural Development minister Erastus Uutoni for directing the Ongwediva Town Council to allow a resident to apply for two erven that the church claims belong to it. A man who ran over his wife with a car and caused her death at Oshivelo in the Oshikoto region nine years ago, was convicted of murder in the Oshakati High Court on Thursday. An Ongwediva resident who has been at loggerheads with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (Elcin) for over 32 years over a piece of land, said he is not fightingover it, as he is the rightful owner. As the legal battle over the multi-million-dollar Hosea Kutako International Airport ground handling tender continues, Menzies Aviation has once more filed an application in the High Court.