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Suspects in tax refund fraud scam tender not guilty pleas

Written by Simon Endjala on 18 March 2019

WINDHOEK, 18 MAR (NAMPA) – Fifteen people arrested in 2015 in connection with a value added tax (VAT) fraud scam involving about N.dollars 210 million, all on Monday denied any involvement in the commission of the offence.
Two of the accused are Namibian while the remaining 13 are Angolan nationals.
They all denied any involvement in, or knowledge of, the scam when each tendered a not guilty plea to the charges against them at the commencement of the fraud trial that started before Acting High Court Judge K ...


N.dollars 90 million unaccounted for at NDC

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 March 2019

WINDHOEK, 18 MAR (NAMPA) – The Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) has failed to submit documentary evidence to prove how it spent N.dollars 90.1 million between 2015 and 2017, the latest report by the Auditor General (AG) has found.
The report, in which the NDC received an adverse opinion from AG Junias Kandjeke, poked holes in the corporation’s accounting processes.
An adverse audit opinion is a professional opinion made by an auditor indicating that a company's financial statements are misrepresented ...

Venaani dreams of a smaller Cabinet

WINDHOEK, 14 MAR (NAMPA) – The leader of the official opposition, McHenry Venaani, has proposed a smaller Cabinet, should he assume the role of Head of State in 2020. His Cabinet would be composed of the president, prime minister, 15 ministers and four deputy ministers. (Video by: Selma Kambwela) NAMPATV

Learner forced to home-school after freak incident

Completion of dual-carriageway expected in September

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× WINDHOEK, 13 March 2019 - Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary, Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax speaking at the SADC Quality Awards on Wednesday. (Photo by: Shelleygan Petersen) NAMPA

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× In this Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 photo, Mike Carpenter, left, uncle of Greg Longenecker, is interviewed by The Associated Press Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Reading, Pa. A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania State Police of gross recklessness for using a bulldozer to chase and inadvertently run over and kill Longenecker, who had fled after being caught growing marijuana on public land. Attorney Jordan Strokovsky listens at right. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

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× (L-R) Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife First Lady Juliana Awada pose for pictures at Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires on March 18, 2019. - Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived on an official visit to Argentina. (Photo by Juan MABROMATA / AFP)

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with members of the public in Simferopol, Crimea March 18, 2019. Yuri Kadobnov/Pool via REUTERS

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× KALKFELD, 07 March 2019 - The new one-bedroom houses that are being built by the Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN) at Kalkfeld. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OSHIKUKU, 02 March 2019 - Drought in Northern Namibia has forced cattle to scramble for grass. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× High-school students protest in front of main police station in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, March 18, 2019. Dozens of high-school students have staged a sit-down protest demanding that the authorities release from detention a fellow-student who was jailed during weekend anti-government protests in Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

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× (190315) -- BEIJING, March 15, 2019 (Xinhua) -- The second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) holds its closing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Gang)


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