Latest News for: Namibia lawyer


Namibian court rules against gay couple in fight to take newborn daughters home

Straits Times 19 Apr 2021
WINDHOEK (REUTERS) - Namibia's High Court on Monday (April 19) ruled against a gay couple battling to obtain travel documents for their twin daughters, born to a surrogate in South Africa, after authorities refused to do so on the basis the infants were not citizens.

Namibian president caught in new fishing corruption allegations

Al Jazeera 02 Apr 2021
In undercover footage filmed by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit in 2019, figures close to Namibia’s president, including his personal lawyer Sisa Namandje and the country’s former Fisheries Minister Bernhard Esau, were recorded discussing the laundering of political contributions to the ruling SWAPO party.

Did an indecent proposal lead a British billionaire to 'white mischief' murder? Boss Harvey Boulter ...

The Daily Mail 12 Mar 2021
Burly, bearded Mr Van Wyk was a popular figure in the remote north of Namibia, in southern Africa ... For the past two years, Boulter, 51, has been living (almost full-time, according to locals) on the 66,000-acre Kaross estate near the hamlet of Kamanjab in northern Namibia, which he bought in 2012 to indulge his love of big-game hunting.

Creditor moves to attach Air Namibia's assets after cash-strapped airline misses payment deadline 20 Feb 2021
The move by Challenge Air lawyers to attach Air Namibia's building comes three weeks after the airline signed a last-minute settlement agreement with Challenge Air to avoid liquidation ... According to court documents, lawyer Sisa Namandje ...

Defunct Belgian airline moves to seize Air Namibia’s assets

Business Day 19 Feb 2021
Windhoek — Lawyers representing defunct Belgian airline Challenge Air moved on Friday to seize Air Namibia’s headquarters after the state carrier failed to honour a €10m settlement agreement reached in January to save it from liquidation ... In court papers filed on Friday, lawyer ...

Attempt To Seize Air Namibia’s Assets Over 1998 Boeing 767 Debt

Simple Flying 19 Feb 2021
February is going from bad to worse for Air Namibia ... Air Namibia had operated long-haul flights to European destinations such as Frankfurt using Airbus A330s ... Air Namibia ceased operations last week after being liquidated ... As such, ChallengeAir’s lawyers have moved forward with their attempts to seize Air Namibia’s headquarters.

Namibia: Lawyers Urged to Provide Voluntary Legal Aid

All Africa 12 Feb 2021
President Hage Geingob has called on private lawyers to do more pro bono work in an effort to improve the accessibility of law and justice to vulnerable sections of society ....

Air Namibia liable for debt despite liquidation – lawyer

Independent online (SA) 12 Feb 2021
RUSTENBURG - Air Namibia is still obliged to pay its debt despite the airline being liquidated, prominent Namibian lawyer Sisa Namandje said ... Namandje, who represents Challenge Air, wants Air Namibia to comply with the court order before February 18 ... Air Namibia and Challenge Air reached an out-of-court settlement for US$11.9 million.

Cash-strapped Air Namibia reaches settlement before liquidation proceedings 30 Jan 2021
30 (Xinhua) -- Financially-beleaguered Air Namibia on Friday survived liquidation attempts by defunct Belgian company ChallengeAir SA which had applied to the Namibian High Court to have the carrier liquidated ... Air Namibia canceled the lease agreement after it had found that the aircraft was defective.

Namibia: Shoprite Faces Contempt Claim

All Africa 28 Jan 2021
THE retail giant Shoprite Namibia should be declared as ...

Law Association Elects New Council

All Africa 25 Nov 2020
ELEVEN lawyers have been elected to serve on the new council of the Namibia Law Association ....

Namibia: Lawyer Absence Stalls Conradie Trial

All Africa 11 Nov 2020
The trial of prominent Windhoek lawyer Dirk Conradie and his long-time friend Sara Ngenohani Damases was for the umpteenth time postponed yesterday, this time to 8 March next year ....

The Science of Race and the Racism of Science

CounterPunch 23 Oct 2020
red, white, yellow, and black ... These racial ideas supported what was the first racially-motivated mass killing in modern history, the 1908 murder by colonial troops of tens of thousands of Nema and Horero people in German Southwest Africa – now Namibia. A few years later, an American lawyer, Madison Grant, published The Passing of the Great Race ... .