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Vol 2 (AAC) No 9

Published 1st July 2009


Namibia

Beijing in scanner scandal

A politically-charged investigation into commissions on the supply of scanners to the Windhoek government is drawing in some high-profile Chinese officials

The arrest of Namibia's powerful Public Service Commissioner, Teckla Lameck, on 9 July by investigators of the Namibian Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in connection with a contract between China's Nuctech and Windhoek International Airport has set in train a legal case with serious repercussions.

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