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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, 16 March 2019 - Namibia's Ruben //Gowaseb displays his participation and Gold medals in the half-marathon event at the 2019 Special Olympics Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× RIETFONTEIN, 11 March 2019 - The entrance to the National Youth Service (NYS) Rietfontein Centre near Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (190318) -- CAPE TOWN, March 18, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants perform during the 2019 Cape Town Carnival in Cape Town, South Africa, March 16, 2019. The 2019 Cape Town Carnival took place on Saturday night attracting thousands of spectators. (Xinhua/Armando Herdade)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 March 2019 - Southern African Development Community (SADC) is experiencing slow economic growth, SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax said here on Friday. (Photo by: Shelleygan Petersen) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: A man walks from the main reception of the Ocado CFC (Customer Fulfilment Centre) in Andover, Britain May 1, 2018. Picture taken May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo

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× Visitors watch the sunrise at the megalithic Mnajdra Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site believed to date back to around 3600 B.C., during the vernal equinox marking the beginning of Spring, outside Qrendi, Malta March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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× Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, drives to the basket on Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, March 18, 2019. The Blazers won 106-98. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)


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