The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), through its Integrity Namibia project, is organising a regional anti-corruption conference in Walvis Bay to mark International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) 2022. The conference will take place at the Protea Hotel in central Walvis Bay on Thursday 8 December – a day before the global commemoration of IACD […]
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 […]
A joint media release from the IPPR and Transparency International Iceland calling for suspects in both Iceland and Namibia to be held legally accountable for the Fishrot corruption scandal
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 […]
For the first time Namibians have reasonably good access to what’s happening in the public procurement world via data made available by the Procurement Policy Unit in the Ministry of Finance. In this edition of Procurement Tracker Namibia we take a look at the procurement data of the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS) […]
This edition of the Procurement Tracker Namibia examines the records on what proportion of public entities have been complying with the reporting requirements of the Procurement Act of 2015. In addition, the bulletin looks at recent controversies concerning the bypassing of the procurement law, the latest on government’s medical aid tender, and the publication of […]
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.
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 examines some of the controversies around the tender which is up for renewal this year. In addition, the bulletin gives an update on procurement issues […]
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 Anti-Corruption Commission and civil society.