About Us - OAG
Office of the Auditor-General
The Auditor-General is appointed by the President on recommendation of thePublic Service Commission and the approval of the National Assembly in;terms of Article 127 of the Constitution of Namibia and derives his duties and power from Section 25 and 26 of the State Finance Act, 1991 (Act 31 of 1991).
The Auditor-General is appointed for a period of five years, renewable. The Auditor-General is not a member of the Public Service. The Auditor-General can leave office by resigning and cannot be removed from office unless 2/3 majority of all members of Parliament vote for his/her removal on the grounds of gross misconduct or mental incapacity.Read More
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The Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) is a member of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) and has since 2010, adopted the International Standards for Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) framework.
INTOSAIs has 7 regional working groups of which the African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI) is the group representing Africa. AFROSAI has three (3) sub-regional organizations to represent SAIs in English (AFROSAI-E), Arabic (AFROSAI-A) and French (AFROSAI-F) speaking countries.
The Auditor-General of Namibia has been the Vice President of AFROSAI and Chair of its Finance and Administration Committee from 2017 - 2020.