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N$90 million unclaimed in guardian funds

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There is N$93 million of unclaimed funds in the Guardian's Fund, which is supervised by the Master of the High Court. The Executive Director of the Ministry of Justice, Gladice Pickering, described the amount as shocking.

The total value of the account stands at N$2.3 billion. There is a law that requires the Ministry of Justice to publish a list of beneficiaries whose monies remain unclaimed from the Guardian's Fund.

Namibia's laws around inheritance described as discriminatory

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The Executive Director at the Ministry of Justice, Gladice Pickering, has described Namibia's laws around inheritance as discriminatory.

Speaking on nbc's Wheels of Justice on Sunday, Pickering shared her sentiments, saying the situation is unfortunate and there is an urgent need for the revision of the Act in its entirety.

Gladice Pickering cited the Administration of Estates Act and the Native Administration Proclamation as some of the examples that are discriminatory.