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4 Oct 2020 | by Frederico Links

In the wake of the Fishrot scandal, Namibian civil society needs to significantly step up its efforts to fight corruption. The best way of doing this would be for civil …

15 Sep 2020 | by Dietrich Remmert

Policymakers and government officials have maintained for years that agriculture has the potential to significantly contribute to national wealth, job creation and food security. Despite being adopted in theory as …

23 Aug 2020 | by IPPR

COVID-19 has compounded the economic travails that were already afflicting Namibia before the pandemic. Could the crisis be used as the springboard for much-needed reform? This paper argues for Namibia …

13 Aug 2020 | by Frederico Links & Nestor Shekunangela

Questions have arisen over one of the most lucrative tenders in Namibia – for the Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS). This edition of the Procurement Tracker Namibia bulletin …

12 Aug 2020 | by Klaus Schade

The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) climbed a bit higher in June 2020 – to 54.3 up from 54.2 in May. The BCM is calculated on a 12-month average. The …

6 Aug 2020 | by IPPR

This short briefing paper reviews the measures taken by government to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on households and businesses. The paper presents a concise summary of …

4 Aug 2020 | by Dietrich Remmert

This new briefing paper argues that the Office of the Auditor-General should take a more pro-active approach to tackling corruption and find ways of collaborating with key stakeholders including the …

4 Aug 2020 | by ACTION Coalition

The ACTION Coalition, of which IPPR is a member, has called for an end to the official silence on human rights abuses in Zimbabwe. In a media statement, the Coalition …

28 Jul 2020 | by Frederico Links

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread from its initial epicentre in China at the end of December 2019, so too did a rising tide of disinformation. Some of this disinformation, known …

21 Jul 2020 | by IPPR

This quarterly economic review from the IPPR examines economic developments that took place in the second quarter of 2020, which was dominated by the arrival of the coronavirus in Namibia. …

14 Jul 2020 | by Klaus Schade

The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) rose to 54.17 in May as a number of indicators showed upticks despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The way the BCM is …

30 Jun 2020 | by Klaus Schade

The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) continued to rise in April 2020 although at a slower pace. The Leading Indicator also rose to 57.81 from 56.77. The continued rises in …