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WINDHOEK - Outspoken land activist, Job Amupanda and the Minister of Justice Sackey Shanghala have decided to bury the hatchet and settle the lawsuit in which the minister sought to sue the youthful academic for N$500 000 in damages for defamation. WINDHOEK - “For the rest of my life I will always carry hatred towards you until the day I know you are in the grave,” a very emotional woman, who may not be named to protect her identity, told the man accused of sexually violating her in 2012 at his court hearing yesterday. OTJOMUISE- Omupyeke mokurirwa ousemba wehi, Job Amupanda, no ministera yOuokohoke Moveta, Sackey Shangalay, vatie okuhangana nokukatununa ondjakaha yawo kumwe pendje notjombanguriro motjiposa oministera maa ipaha okusutua o N$500,000 i Amuapanda mokutja wemuyamburura. WINDHOEK - State Advocate Marthino Olivier last Friday requested the Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg to send Gerald Henly Matlata, 34, to prison for the rest of his life on convictions of murder, rape, robbery, housebreaking with intent to rob and robbery, theft and housebreaking. Windhoek – Muatuli Yomuhulu Peter Shivute nahanile liñolo kuzwelela kwalifosi zelobapeli zesatalimani nimilatu yakubata kupuma sikiliti sa Zambezi, bubulayi, kubata kubulaya, kutisa mifilifili, nikuleka litobolo kwanda naha isi kamulao. WINDHOEK - An Otjiwarongo man who admitted in the Windhoek High Court yesterday that he hacked his girlfriend 45 times on her head, neck and face, said he committed the gruesome deed because the deceased refused to break up with him despite her having another boyfriend. WINDHOEK - The lengthy murder trial of three City Police cops accused of beating a 17-year-old suspect to death stalled yesterday when the State said it will request the Supreme Court to clear up a conundrum it faces. WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka on Monday dismissed an application by Stockley Kauejao, 43, and Afas Kamutjemo, 40, for their discharge on the murder charges they face after the State closed its case. WINDHOEK – Guilty was the verdict on all eight charges that Walvis Bay resident Piet Kondjele Nakanene faced in the Windhoek High Court, as handed down by Judge Dinnah Usiku yesterday. WINDHOEK - The start-stop, stop-start murder trial of two men accused of brutally killing and raping a Swakopmund resident in September 2005 is drawing to a close after the defence counsels indicated they are closing their cases in the Windhoek High Court yesterday. WINDHOEK - Former CEO of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC), Kelly Nghixulifa has requested the Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg to quash counts 1, 6, 9 and 10 in the indictment he faces in relation to charges of fraud and contravening the ACC Act. WINDHOEK - A disgruntled entrepreneur who won a tender during 2014 to supply the Ministry of Works and Transport took the ministry to court after it refused to accept the delivery of the goods more than three months after the agreed dates. WINDHOEK - Acting Windhoek High Court Judge Johanna Salionga yesterday afternoon refused an application by the State funded lawyers for the accused in the murder for hire trial in the Windhoek High Court without giving any reasons. Judge Salionga only read the order dismissing the application and indicated she will present her reasons today at 09h00. WINDHOEK - Gerald Henly Matlata, 34, the man who had the southern town of Mariental in a grip of fear for three years was yesterday sentenced to life in prison on convictions of murder, rape, robbery, housebreaking with intent to rob and robbery, theft and housebreaking with intent to rape and rape. WINDHOEK – Jesaja Boois, 43, a resident of Tses in the Keetmanshoop district was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment on a conviction of murder, 20 years on a conviction rape, one year on a conviction of assault by threat and one year in jail on a conviction of defeating or attempting to defeat the course of justice by the Windhoek High Court. WINDHOEK - Bertus Koch, the DRC settlement of Swakopmund resident accused of child trafficking and rape, alternatively committing an immoral act with a child under the age of 16 was on Tuesday convicted on the trafficking count, acquitted on the rape charge, but convicted on the alternative charge by High Court Judge President and Deputy Chief Justice Petrus Damaseb. WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Thomas Masuku yesterday stayed the provisions of the Namibia Reinsurance Act that makes it compulsory for Namibian insurance companies to reinsure a portion of their premiums with state-owned NamibRe. WINDHOEK - The man accused of beating a woman to death in Windhoek’s Otjomuise location in 2015 was convicted of murder with direct intent and assault with intention to do grievous bodily harm yesterday by High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka in the Windhoek High Court. WINDHOEK - The two Angolan men that admitted they committed fraud and offences under the Anti-Corruption Act in a scam involving N$210.6 million and 15 suspects were sentenced to fines, suspended jail terms and direct jail terms on Friday by Acting High Court Judge Boas Usiku. WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Dinnah Usiku on Friday dished out the umpteenth life sentence since the Supreme Court declared the increasing long direct jail terms by the High Court inhumane, in what has become to be known as the ‘Gaingob Judgment’.