High Court circuit session in Zambezi

The Judiciary's office will conduct a High Court circuit session in the Zambezi Region.

Four cases are expected to be tried during the two-week period commencing Thursday until the 31st of August in Katima Mulilo.

During the two-week period starting on Thursday and concluding on the 31st of August, four cases are anticipated to be heard in Katima Mulilo.

In a media briefing, Khaepriums Swartz, the Deputy Executive Director in the Office of the Judiciary, highlighted that the objective is to ensure the completion and final

GBV victims report cases to traditional authorities instead of the police for compensation

Some victims of gender-based violence (GBV) have resorted to reporting cases to the traditional authorities instead of the police in order to get compensation.

This came to light during a meeting between the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare and the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development, and Family Affairs at Otjiwarongo.

Otjiwarongo has recorded 29 cases of rape and 98 domestic violence cases since last year.

Amoomo accuses state of delaying Michael Amushelelo's court cases

Kadhila Amoomo, the lawyer of activist Michael Amushelelo, has accused the state of having a tendency to make his client miss court cases.

Today, Amushelelo had two court cases closely succeeding each other.

The former forex trader appeared in the SADC Court at ten o'clock in the morning in the case between him and the Prosecutor General.

It was in connection with the freezing of his bank accounts following charges of fraud and money laundering.

Kavango East Region records high cases of GBV

Despite efforts by various organisations to curb the scourge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country, the Kavango East Region continues to record high cases of GBV.

According to statistics from the GBV Unit in Rundu, on average, the region records over 5,000 cases of GBV annually and over 400 cases every month.

A senior social worker at the unit, Aurelia Mukundu, while sharing the statistics, indicated that there are still many unreported cases in the community for fear of victimisation or retaliation by the suspects.

Police report an increase in cases of housebreaking in Kavango East Region 

Cases of housebreaking, particularly in schools and churches are on the increase in the Kavango East Region.

Deputy Commissioner Bonifatius Kanyetu revealed this during the display of goods confiscated at Rundu, mainly stationary from schools.

An adult male and a Grade 10 learner were arrested after they were found in possession of the stolen goods in Sikanduko Informal Settlement. 

DC Kanyetu says the extended Boots on the Ground Operation is bearing fruit as the number of street robberies has reduced dramatically.