In the three years since the news of the Fishrot corruption scandal made global headlines, nothing has been done to reform the highly secretive way in which the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources operates. This briefing paper calls for a complete opening up of the fisheries sector and urges the Ministry to publish full […]
The IPPR launched a new anti-corruption project – Integrity Namibia – on 15 February 2022. The three-year project will encompass the creation of a national anti-corruption network among non-state actors, the publication of research papers on legal and policy issues, and the establishment of an online reporting platform for whistleblowers. For further details see the […]
The report sets out to assess the governance record of President Geingob’s first five years in office with reference to two themes that he has proclaimed as central to his intentions to promote good governance: The installing of “robust governance architecture” and Improving systems, processes and institutions. Issues considered include whistleblower protection, access to information, […]
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 society organisations to create a common platform that can vigorously promote a national anti-corruption agenda.
An IPPR media release setting out eight practical steps President Geingob could take to reinforce “processes, systems and institutions” and demonstrate a real commitment to “zero tolerance for corruption”.
@ipprnamibia director Graham Hopwood spoke about ‘pillars’ in the anti-corruption fight at an event on Friday, 7 December, to mark International Anti-corruption Day 2018 which fell on Sunday, 9 December 2018, under the theme #UnitedAgainstCorruption. Video: Sakeus Iikela
Bottlenecks and backlogs continue to undermine the delivery of justice in Namibia – thereby fuelling negative perceptions of the rule of law and the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. Efforts over recent years to introduce case management systems and speed up the handling of cases appear to have only had a minimal effect. Many […]
The United Nations Convention Against Corruption requires its members to create a framework for the fight against corruption, which often takes the form of a national strategy. The Anti-Corruption Commission recently launched Namibia’s strategy, but there has been little reporting on, or discussion of, this document. This report outlines the contents of Namibia’s report, and […]