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last updated 28-07-2015

Aims of an Audit Report

    Aims to report on:

  • Whether the financial statements are prepared, in all material respects, in accordance with the requirements of the applicable financial reporting framework and laws and regulations.

  • Accounting Practices, including managements' judgements and decisions.

  • The adequacy of financial disclosures

  • Whether the financial statements adequately refer to or describe the applicable financial reporting framework.

  • Conclusions made on the financial statements by expressing an audit opinion.

Auditor- General Namibia Facts

With 132 staff of which 75% are auditors, to date we celebrate over 1500 audit reports that have been tabled in the National Assembly since the year 2000.

Our annual capacity can produce more than 170 audit reports (in recent years) carry out more than 120 asset inspections and special investigations.

We have audited SACU (current), SADCOPAC and SADC Accounts (3years each).

Auditor-General Namibia was elected and appointed by the General Assembly of AFROSAI in Gabon-2011 to the Governing Council (the continent’s highest leadership body of Auditors-General) for the next 3 years.

Auditor-Generla Namibia got an award for “Invaluable Service” as Founding Chairperson of AFROSAI-E (2005-2010) in 2011.

The Office successfully hosted the 21st Common Wealth Auditors General conference and other International events.

On 22 December 2011 the 66th United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/66/209 “Promoting the efficiency, accountability, effectiveness and transparency of public administration by strengthening supreme audit institutions”.

Therein, the General Assembly for the first time expressly recognizes that Supreme Audit Institutions can accomplish their tasks objectively and effectively only if they are independent of the audited entity and are protected against outside influence.