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Date.

5 Nov 2020

Author.

Frederico Links & Nestor Shekunangela

Series.

Procurement Tracker Namibia

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Pandemic Procurement – Red Flags Fluttering

Procurement Tracker Namibia Special Report

The red flags are flying over Namibia’s emergency procurement procedures. This Procurement Tracker bulletin reviews what happened during the March-September 2020 state of emergency and finds a series of concerning issues including:
-Short tender periods;
-Very few bidders or only one bidder invited to tender;
-Few contracts awarded competitively;
-Unclear or inaccessible company registration and/or ownership information.