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Deep-South appoints mining lawyer as independent director

Mining Weekly 30 Aug 2023
Starnes is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience.

Namibia: De Klerk Has Nothing to Fear in Namibia - Prosecutor General

All Africa 12 Jun 2023
Prosecutor general (PG) Martha Imalwa says lawyer Marén de Klerk has nothing to fear if he is to be extradited to Namibia to face charges of corruption, fraud, theft and money laundering related to the Fishrot corruption scandal ....

Germany, Namibia Need a Rights-Respecting Reparations Process

Human Rights Watch 07 Jun 2023
A 2006 Namibian had required a tripartite process, which is at the heart of a pending court case before Namibia’s high court brought by the OTA, NTLA, and a coalition of national and international lawyers.

Disbarred lawyer allegedly swindles clients out of millions

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 May 2023
Marén de Klerk, a commercial lawyer for 25 years, is accused of using his trust account for the ... Fearing for his life, De Klerk left Namibia and was introduced to Van Heerden, whom he knew as a lawyer.

Society Watch: The leading UK lawyers who are refusing to work for fossil-fuel clients

Reuters 09 May 2023
And if that means turning a rule that says lawyers should act for everyone on its head, then so be it ... In the 1980s, Lawyers Against Apartheid was set up to support liberation struggles in South Africa and Namibia.

UN representatives criticise Germany over reparations for colonial crimes in Namibia

The Observer 28 Apr 2023
In January, lawyers in Namibia operating on behalf of the Herero and Nama submitted a claim to a Namibian court, urging it to declare the between Germany and Namibia invalid as it contravened various articles in the Namibian constitution.

Namibia Appoints Female Justices to Supreme Court

Beijing News 05 Apr 2023
The chairperson of the Namibia Women Lawyers Association, Ruth Herunga, said the appointment of three female judges, a first since the country gained independence, can be seen as the breaking of a glass ceiling.

Jill Biden Delivers Hope, Encouragement and Candy in Namibia

Beijing News 24 Feb 2023
Windhoek, namibia - U.S ... Celebrates Namibia's 'strong democracy'. Motherhood and sisterhood have been themes of Biden's first visit to the continent as first lady, which she launched in the Southwest African nation of Namibia on Wednesday.

Jill and Naomi Biden welcomed to Africa with singers and dancers as first lady tries ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2023
Jill Biden and granddaughter Naomi were welcomed to Namibia on Wednesday with colorful dancers and traditional songs as the first lady tries to counter China's influence on the continent with her human touch.

Namibian dancers, president welcome Jill Biden to Africa

McDowell News 22 Feb 2023
WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) — Dancers, drummers and Namibia's president and first lady welcomed U.S ... Jill Biden and Monica Geingos, Namibia's first lady, embraced on the tarmac before Biden greeted U.S and Namibian diplomatic and government officials.

Corruption endangers world’s shrinking fisheries

Santa Monica Daily Press 12 Feb 2023
The case is ongoing; Banja’s lawyer told the AP that the fisheries secretary denies any wrongdoing. Authorities in Namibia allege an Icelandic seafood company paid roughly $6 million in bribes to ...

Corruption endangers world's shrinking fisheries

Chatanooga Times Free Press 10 Feb 2023
The case is ongoing; Banja's lawyer told the AP that the fisheries secretary denies any wrongdoing. Authorities in Namibia allege an Icelandic seafood company paid roughly $6 million in bribes to ...

Energy transition policies and regulatory developments light up across Africa

Business Ghana 07 Feb 2023
Lawyers in Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda outline the efforts taken by the governments in their countries to address this urgent need to harness renewable power. Egypt ...  Ghana ... Morocco ...  Nigeria ... .

Descendants of Namibia’s genocide victims call on Germany to ‘stop hiding’

The Observer 03 Feb 2023
Descendants of victims of genocide in Namibia have called on Germany to “stop hiding” and discuss reparations with them directly, as they take their own government to court for making a deal without their approval.

Amushelelo Injured During Latest Arrest

All Africa 13 Jan 2023
The lawyer representing Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF)'s member Michael Amushelelo, who was arrested yesterday after a commotion at a Windhoek café, said his client was injured during his arrest and was in pain ....

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