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WINDHOEK - Two men convicted of mutilating the private parts of a dead woman after they murdered her in cold blood will be sentenced on June 14, a Windhoek High Court judge announced on Tuesday. WINDHOEK - Three judges of the Supreme Court overturned a Section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Act acquittal of a man accused of raping and murdering a young woman in 2013. WINDHOEK – Fraud suspects Manga Manga-Mukena, her husband Joseph Mukena and Celestino Gabriel Antonio want Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Kobus Miller to grant them leave to appeal his decision not to recuse himself from their trial. WINDHOEK - Former CEO of the Road Contractors Company, Kelly Nghixulifwa has petitioned the Supreme Court to challenge a decision by Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg to refuse to squash eight of the 11 charges that he faces. WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Alfred Siboleka returned a verdict of guilty with direct intent in the trial of a young man accused of killing his girlfriend near Independence Beach in Walvis Bay. The killing took place on November 10, 2014. WINDHOEK – A former paramedic in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), who is accused of shooting his girlfriend and mother of his three-year-old daughter, is appealing a decision of a magistrate denying him bail. WINDHOEK - Under siege Windhoek City Police Chief yesterday withdrew the court case he lodged against the City of Windhoek and its Chief Executive Officer. WINDHOEK - Two men accused of breaking into a cuca shop at Oshapwa village and robbing the shop assistant after one of them raped her were convicted by Oshakati High Court Judge Marlene Tommasi last week. WINDHOEK – Suspended Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Managing Director Zelna Hengari lodged an urgent application against the parastatal’s board, but reversed her decision before the court proceedings took off. WINDHOEK - An application to appeal the decision by Acting Windhoek High Court Judge Kobus Miller not to recuse himself from the trial of a woman accused of defrauding Multichoice Namibia was heard yesterday. WINDHOEK - The nephew of a shop owner from Katutura accused of murdering a 21-year-old woman with a single gunshot to the stomach, on Friday testified in the defence of his uncle. WINDHOEK - The two lawyers involved in the trial of a woman accused of luring two under-aged girls from a village in northern Namibia under false promises of employment and then sold them into sexual slavery, WINDHOEK - Lukas Nepela Nikodemus, the man accused of killing two women by shooting them and then burning their bodies at a dumpsite near Pionierspark, will now be represented by Vernon Lutibezi. WINDHOEK - Rhyno Richardo du Preez, 35, who admitted that he killed the husband of his former lover Rachel Elizabeth Rittmann, 47, on August 23, 2013 in Gobabis yesterday had a tell-all session in the Windhoek High Court. WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Thomas Masuku on Friday last week cancelled a contract for the upgrade of the Ondangwa airport, awarded to China State Construction Engineering Company (CSCEC) in WINDHOEK - Following the decision by Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Kobus Miller to dismiss their application for leave to appeal his decision not to recuse himself to the Supreme Court, fraud suspects WINDHOEK - The prosecution on Wednesday asked Windhoek High Court Acting Judge Alfred Siboleka to sentence a young man convicted of murder with direct intent for killing his girlfriend near Independence WINDHOEK - Kingsley Dausab, 44 and Michael Tsowaseb, 41, two men convicted of mutilating the private parts of a woman after they murdered her in 2005, were sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday by Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo. WINDHOEK - Wilhelm (Wimpie) Derick Februarie, 40, the man accused of the brutal rape and murder of a 56-year-old woman in Windhoek West in 2014 was convicted on the murder charge, but acquitted on the rape charge last week. WINDHOEK - A new lawyer was appointed for a former cleaner and acting hostel father at Karundu Primary School in Otjiwarongo charged with sodomy after Milton Engelbrecht withdrew as counsel of record.