Chief Justice Peter Shivute

Supreme Court blasts Home Affairs for inhumane behavior against gay man

Supreme Court blasts Home Affairs for inhumane behavior against gay man

Eba Kandovazu THE Supreme Court today ruled that the Home Affairs Ministry's behaviour was appalling after it declined to issue a Certificate of Identity to Mexican national Guilermo Delgado without informing him of reasons, leaving him no choice but to unexpectedly leave the country to South Africa via Botswana. Delgado, who is married to Philip Luhl, a Namibian male, says he was only informed about the ministry's decision at the Ngoma border in January 2020, when he was intending to travel to the Victoria Falls in the company of his visiting sister and companions. Although he had applied months prior,…
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Chief Justice, ministers, judges, lawyers in Corona scare

Chief Justice, ministers, judges, lawyers in Corona scare

Andrew Kathindi Chief Justice Peter Shivute, ministers, members of the judiciary and legal fraternity are currently in self-isolation after attending the book launch of Deputy Chief Justice Petrus Damaseb, where one of the event organizers tested positive for COVID-19. The event was held last week Wednesday and attended by 100 guests, including six judges, four ministers and lawyers including Sisa Namandje. Chairperson of Namibia Lawyers Association (NLA), which organized the book launch, Taswald July, confirmed that one of the Governance Counsel (GC) members tested positive and is in quarantine. “The relevant protocols have been followed. The venue has been informed…
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