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Namibia QER Quarter 3 2023

This edition of the IPPR’s Quarterly Economic Review includes a special feature on the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia – Namcor – which finds itself in a governance and financial crisis just as Namibia needs a stable national petroleum company to inspire confidence that it can manage its new-found oil resources effectively. In addition, this […]

Is Namibia Meeting Its Procurement Commitments?

In this edition of Procurement Tracker we look at how Namibia is shaping up in terms of its commitments on procurement under the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), at the continuing confusion around the pharmaceuticals supply tender, and we unwrap the issue of debarment (exclusion of tainted companies and individuals).

Namibia QER Quarter 2 2023

This edition of the IPPR’s Quarterly Economic Review includes an overview of statistics relating to land reform and concludes that there is little official interest in measuring the success or otherwise of the land reform programme. In addition, this QER features the usual data on economic trends and a summary of recent news highlights affecting […]

TransNamib ‘Irregularities’ Flagged

In this edition of Procurement Tracker we look at at what a recent investigation report said about TransNamib’s procurement practices. In addition, the governance risks in the upstream petroleum sector are put under the spotlight. The bulletin also gives an update on the recent controversial health tenders.

Parliament In The Budget

The legislature’s direct share from the budget has increased significantly but are Namibian taxpayers getting value for their money?

Investigating Procurement

In the light of recent procurement scandals, it’s time to give teeth to the procurement system’s investigative capabilities.

Parliament’s Agenda For Change

Parliament’s Agenda for Change report dates back to 1995. The ‘Agenda’ has again been referenced during the rollout of recent initiatives around the Namibian parliament, but what exactly is the ‘Agenda for Change’ and is the report still relevant after so many years?

Changes To Electoral Law Looming

Throughout 2022, electoral authorities gathered comments and inputs from stakeholders with a view to parliament amending the Electoral Act of 2014 before the 2024 national elections.