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17 Jul 2019

SWAPO party’s dominion over Namibian politics began at independence in March 1990 when the former liberation movement won the first democratic elections but its stranglehold is slowly being tested.Over the …

18 Jun 2019

Access to information on government procurement activities remains largely non-transparent despite repeated claims that the new public procurement mechanisms are meant to enhance accountability and transparency.

14 Jun 2019

In May this year, Debmarine Namibia announced that it will build a state of art diamond recovery ship costing US$ 468 million. The vessel is slated to be operational by …

12 Jun 2019

“It seems clear that Namibia already has formidable and sophisticated communications surveillance capabilities,” states a research paper released yesterday by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), titled ‘Spying on …

7 Jun 2019

President Hage Geingob is coming under increasing pressure from organised movements almost half-way towards the election date but political observers have voiced that he should not be seen to be …

7 Jun 2019

THE lack of transparency in the awarding of government tenders leaves room for speculation on corrupt practices, research associate at the Institute for Public Policy Research, Frederico Links said at …

6 Jun 2019

The national budget is not responsive to gender issues, irrespective of sex-disaggregated data available on social issues. This was the view of Rosina Mubonenwa, deputy director in the ministry of …

3 May 2019

Digitalisation is transforming how media products are both created and accessed. Consumers can now exercise more control over their media use in terms of how they access content. Consumers are …

25 Apr 2019

The latest issue of the Procurement Tracker, an quarterly initiative launched in 2018 by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) to monitor and track developments and issues within the …

29 Mar 2019

The Namibia Media Trust and the Institute for Public Policy Research on Monday launched the first media sustainability study in the country. The launch, which came ahead of World Press …

14 Dec 2018

WINDHOEK – The Namibian Civil Society Organisations (CSO) remained mostly dormant during the last two years due to a decrease in donour funding, a report by the Institute for Public …

14 Dec 2018

This was revealed in the CSO Sustainability Index report released by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) on Wednesday in Windhoek. IPPR director Graham Hopwood said on the whole …

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