The Judicial Service Commission announces that His Excellency the President of the Republic of Namibia has appointed Mr. Boas Usiku and Mrs. Johanna Sophia Prinsloo as permanent Judges of the High Court with effect from 1 July 2017.
1. Mr. Boas Usiku
Mr. Usiku is a Namibian citizen and a practising lawyer. Mr. Usiku was appointed as an Acting Judge of the High Court from 5 September 2016 to 2 December 2016. The appointment was extended from 3 December 2016 to 31 March 2017, and was further extended from 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.
2. Mrs. Johanna Sophia Prinsloo
Mrs. Prinsloo is a Namibia citizen and a Principal Magistrate at the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court. Mrs. Prinsloo was appointed as an Acting Judge of the High Court on 1 – 28 February 2017 and 1 – 31 March 2017, and was further extended for the period 1 April 2017 to 30 June 2017.
SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE