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Mt Hagen Resident Judge Urge Lawyers to Use Mediation Services
Thursday, 9th February 2018

"Windhoek — During his annual legal year opening speech, Chief Justice Peter Shivute yesterday said the overbooking of defence lawyers for trials in the High Court is a worrying trend as fewer new criminal cases are now being finalised compared...


Divorce mediation conflicted with judicial ethos – judge
Wednesday, 12th January 2017

"Judge Maphios Cheda from the Oshakati High Court has condemned a practice in which a father mediated in cases where his son was one of the legal representatives.


Mediation Saving Money and Court Time
Tuesday, 11th March 2015

&quot;THE introduction of mediation as an option to resolve civil disputes in Namibia&#39;s High Court is believed to have already saved litigants millions of dollars in legal fees since the middle of last year.<p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px; p...


Pohamba wants strict bail for rapists - potential for mediation in Namibia
Tuesday, 11th February 2015

&quot;WINDHOEK &ndash; President Hifikepunye Pohamba has called on the courts to impose strict bail conditions on persons accused of rape and domestic violence.<p style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: basel...


The Namibian Labour Dispute Resolution System in Context of a Historical Perspective to Date
Tuesday, 5th June 2013

&quot;During the apartheid era, Namibia had no comprehensive labour legislation in place. However, there were a series of fragmented labour laws fundamentally based on racial discrimination against black workers, who were largely excluded from the app...


Towards Efficient Labour Dispute Resolution
Saturday, 12th May 2013

<p>&quot;The manner in which labour disputes between employers and employees are resolved have changed dramatically over the past few decades in Namibia. With the rapid influence of globalisation and the competition for goods and services thus g...


Court overhaul under Discussion
Saturday, 24th October 2010

&quot;&quot;We have also come to conclude that complete reliance on the formal court system for the resolution of all civil disputes is unrealistic and adds to the problem of case backlog,&quot; it is further stated. In the countries that the ...


Call for Court Shake-up
Wednesday, 23rd September 2010

&quot;A court-connected system of alternative dispute resolution should also be considered in the quest to address the case backlog, he added.&quot;


Third King Report Revamps Good Governance
Wednesday, 26th March 2009

&quot;The benefits of the alternative dispute resolution processes over traditional dispute resolution methods like referral to courts or the use of formal dispute resolution institutions created by statute, are that conclusions can be reached faster....