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15 Mar 2018

Edgar Brandt Windhoek-Government, including regional and local authorities, needs to ensure that urban building standards and town planning regulations enable and incentivise integrated, flexible, cost-effective and sustainable housing developments. This …

13 Mar 2018

Government’s efforts to finalise a combating of trafficking in persons law, in line with its stated objective to improve efforts to combat human trafficking in Namibia, is a step in …

13 Mar 2018

The Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) called on government to develop a national integrated spatial planning framework, coupled with the devolution of specific town planning powers to lower levels …

27 Feb 2018

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) director, Graham Hopwood, says “there seems to be more talk than action on corruption in Namibia” and “when action is taken it can often …

22 Feb 2018

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has been rated 35th out of an estimated 664 think tanks in sub-Saharan Africa. The IPPR was further ranked 55th in the world …

13 Feb 2018

NATIONAL Assembly Speaker Peter Katjavivi has failed to transparently manage the assets register of parliamentarians despite promising to make it publicly accessible three years ago. An updated register of MPs’ …

9 Feb 2018

The barbed reaction by information and communication technology minister Tjekero Tweya to the findings of the ‘Access Denied’ report, highlighting the dire state of access to information in Namibia’s public …

9 Feb 2018

NAMIBIA does not provide members of the pubic opportunities to participate in the budget-making process as compared with other countries in the region, the latest Open Budget Survey 2017 has …

8 Feb 2018

INFORMATION minister Tjekero Tweya on Tuesday labelled a report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as being “unfounded and misleading”. The report, titled ‘Access Denied’, was published and …

7 Feb 2018

The Action Namibia coalition, tasked with working towards an Access to Information (ATI) law in Namibia and oversight of citizen rights to information, extends support to one of its members, …

7 Feb 2018

NAMIBIAN civil society organisations have called for a multi-stakeholder approach to finding solutions to combat cyber security and crime in the country. This is reflected in a report titled ‘Tackling …

7 Feb 2018

Last year the IPPR sought to make an assessment of the state of access to information in Namibia. The principal means of doing this was by making a range of …