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12 Apr 2018

While a majority of Namibians say nothing justifies a man beating a woman, men and rural communities are more prone to hold the belief that a beating is sometimes justified. …

12 Apr 2018

An urgent reframing on the way the authorities are addressing the issue of housing in order to address informal settlement growth is needed. In a review published by John Mendelsohn …

7 Apr 2018

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has expressed concern over the government’s envisaged spending during the current financial year as per the budget tabled by the Minister of Finance …

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 …