Elize Angula now acting judge in Windhoek High Court
27 Aug 2016 12:30pm
WINDHOEK, 27 AUG (NAMPA) - Elize Angula has been appointed to preside over cases in the Windhoek High Court.
President Hage Geingob appointed Angula as acting judge in the Windhoek High Court with effect from 20 September 2016 until 01 December 2016.
Experienced Windhoek-based defence lawyer, Advocate Gerson Narib was also appointed as acting judge in the Windhoek High Court with effect from 01 July 2016 until 30 September 2016.
Geingob also appointed former magistrate and now admitted legal practitioner in private practice, Boas Usiku as acting judge in the same court with effect from 05 September 2016 to 02 December 2016.
Mina Viljoen, special assistant to Chief Justice Peter Shivute, announced the appointment of the legal practitioners in a media statement availed to Nampa on Saturday.
Geingob made the appointments on the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
Angula received her B.Proc. degree (Baccureus Procurationis) at the University of the Western Cape and worked for Namibia's oldest law firm, Lorentz and Bone.
She is currently the chairperson of the Board of the Development Bank of Namibia.
Angula is also the co-founder of Angula Coleman Attorneys.
Her resume includes holding the title of president of the law society, and she sits on several boards including that of the Frans Indongo Group Board.
Narib has defended the Namibian Government in several legal disputes pertaining to elections brought before the Windhoek High Court against the State by various opposition political parties.
He works for the Conradie and Damaseb law firm.
Usiku is a former magistrate.