Some of the statutes identified include acts, ordinances and proclamations stemming from the pre-independence era from 1915 up to 1992. Justice Minister Sacky Shanghala who tabled a Bill in the National Assembly to scrap approximately 144 laws, has said "these laws are still in force, but cannot be applied due to their racist nature".
144 Apartheid Laws to Be Repealed
Namibian, 3 December 2018
Justice minister Sacky Shanghala last week tabled a bill in the National Assembly to scrap about 144 discriminatory and outdated legislative pieces from the Namibian law books. Read more »
25 Years of Transforming Laws of Namibia
Namibian, 3 November 2017
IT HAS BEEN a long road, from the time the Law Reform and Development Commission (referred to as the 'LRDC') was adopted and its office opened in July 1992 to the present day. Read more »
Pik Botha and Namibia - Ambiguities and Contradictions
The Conversation Africa, 16 October 2018
Roelof "Pik" Botha, South Africa's foreign minister under apartheid, who has died at the age of 86, was a man of contradictions. Read more »
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.