Werner Menges

Werner Menges


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Govt appeals against same-sex judgement

A landmark High Court judgement in which the common law crimes of sodomy and “unnatural sexual offences” were declared unconstitutional a month ago is set to be challenged in Namibia’s Supreme Court. This is after the Office of the Government…

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ECN disputes jurisdiction of court in NEFF case

Party’s SA lawyers denied work permits The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is disputing that the Electoral Court can deal with a case in which the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) is trying to challenge the ECN’s decision to cancel…

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Murder, robbery trial starts with plea refusal

A former security company employee accused of murdering and robbing a colleague, refuses to plead to the charges he is facing. Teodor Shipanga (47), whose trial began in the Windhoek High Court yesterday, told judge Claudia Claasen he would not…

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Insurance firms defrauded with stolen ID, faked death

Three insurance companies have paid out close to N$550 000 to a man who is accused of faking the death of a woman to claim payouts in her name. He is also accused of using a stolen national identity card…

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DHPS ordered to transfer pupil over bullying claims

A high court judge has ordered a Windhoek school to transfer a Grade 10 pupil to a class where he will not be taught by a teacher allegedly bullying him. The pupil should be transferred to a different class in…

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Couple in High Court on murder, robbery charges

A couple accused of murdering and robbing an engineer in his home in Windhoek two years ago, have made a first appearance in the High Court. Muningandu Kaapama (29) and his fiancée, Jorene Bezuidenhout (28), appeared before deputy judge president…

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Electoral Court throws out IPC case about legal opinion

The Electoral Court on Friday threw out a case in which the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) wanted the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to be ordered to provide it with a legal opinion. The IPC’s application against the ECN…

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Electoral Court throws out IPC case about legal opinion

The Electoral Court has thrown out a case in which the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) wanted the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to be ordered to provide it with a legal opinion. The IPC’s application against the ECN was…

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Hardap man admits sheep-shears murder

A Hardap region resident admitted in the Windhoek High Court yesterday that he murdered his girlfriend by stabbing her with sheep-shears after she ended their relationship. Shaun Tieties (38) admitted guilt on counts of murder, read with the provisions of…

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Court hears about dumping of dead child’s body

“I was afraid of him at that moment, because I looked at him as a murderer and I followed everything he was saying.” This claim is part of a statement Zimbabwean citizen Caroline Nkata, who is being prosecuted in connection…

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Assault on child, dumping of body recounted in statement

“I was afraid of him at that moment because I looked at him as a murderer, and I followed everything he was saying.” This claim is part of a statement Zimbabwean citizen Caroline Nkata, who is being prosecuted in connection…

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Father gets date for rape, incest trial verdict

A former police officer accused of raping his teenage daughter over a three-year period is due to receive the verdict in his trial in the Windhoek High Court in October. Judge Claudia Claasen postponed the delivery of her judgement in…

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