*This post is adapted from the briefing paper “Namibia and the African Peer Review Mechanism: Committing to Improved Governance” by Steven Gruzd. On Saturday 28 January 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Hage Geingob signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), committing Namibia to Africa’s premier governance assessment and promotion […]
Namibia recently joined the African Peer Review Mechanism, a process by which African countries agree to be evaluated by their neighbours with the goal of improving governance on the continent. In the words of the paper, This short guide is aimed at Namibian civil society, parliament and policymakers, to explain how the APRM arose and […]
This report on the change of governance systems at SOEs quotes local academics as well as our report.
This article from the Namibia Economist is based on our Q&A with Minister of Public Enterprises from our report on SOE governance in Namibia.
The IPPR’s recent report on State-Owned Enterprises is covered in the Observer. The article quotes IPPR Research Associate, Max Weylandt, on potential benefits of the new governance system: “There are many ways in which Namibia can benefit from it, as it is efficient and useful in times of fiscal restraints. In theory the central body […]
This Namibian article addresses a key concern raised in our report on SOEs: According to Weylandt, the classification of these enterprises is still not clear because a state-owned enterprise such as the controversial Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) still resorts under the mines and energy ministry instead of the public enterprises ministry, like all other commercial […]
Water projects poorly implemented
A guide to mitigating risk in the electoral cycle published by IPPR and HSF
A briefing paper looking at how the gender gap in the regional councils undermines Namibia’s gender equallity efforts