This edition of the IPPR’s Quarterly Economic Review asks if Namibia’s public debt is sustainable. We review the latest debt figures and also call for the Ministry of Finance to publish “a comprehensive and detailed account of Namibia’s public debt as part of the national budget”. In addition, the QER includes the usual data on […]
A draft data protection bill has been made public and it is clear that it requires a lot more work before it should be tabled in parliament. This Perspectives on Parliament bulletin includes both IPPR and Legal Assistance Centre commentaries on the bill – which have been submitted to the Ministry of Information and Communication […]
Public perceptions of the Namibian Parliament continue to trend towards the negative – reflecting a broader decline in trust in political and government institutions over the years.
Public entities operating outside of central government are struggling to meet their transparency compliance obligations, according to the IPPR’s Procurement Tracker bulletin
Public procurement remains dogged by compliance failures on transparency requirements
This edition of Procurement Tracker looks at how the procurement issues around Namibia’s much-vaunted green hydrogen plans have been handled from a governance point of view. The bulletin also rounds up recent news including developments in the long-running government medical aid saga.
This bulletin explores the characteristics of political parties that have emerged from liberation movements and looks at how such characteristics affect governance
While technology has definitely affected the way that people are able to communicate with each other, its effects can also be felt in many areas of our lives. That includes the areas of our lives concerned with political participation. In our review of the Namibian parliament for the year 2018, we highlighted that continued effort to digitise parliament is commendable and should ideally be complemented with much needed reform. These improvements would include making sure that new technology is easy to use, as well as making sure that information databases are synced with any new technology. These kinds of changes would prepare the government to be active participants in the e-participation (or electronic participation) process.
All the results for the local and regional elections held on November 27 2015
Key information for voters ahead of the Nov 27 local and regional elections