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Dragging out the law

Dragging out the law

Namibia: justice delayed Despite attempts at reform, Namibia’s courts are inefficient and deny litigants the right to a speedy trial By Frederico Links In September 2015, the Namibian High Court, in...

Lessons for Africa

Namibia: ethnicity and politics In the context of deep ethnic divisions and conflicts on the African continent perhaps Namibia is getting some important things right When Hage Geingob was declared...

Africa’s presidents in profile

Africa’s presidents in profile

Most African countries today are ruled by presidents. Some have notorious profiles as tyrants, while others enjoy respect as democrats. This compilation of brief overviews of their careers shows...

Namibia’s rocky relationships

Namibia’s rocky relationships

Despite concerns around corruption and looting of environmental resources, Namibia is determined to forge stronger bonds with Eastern nations, especially China and North Korea Namibia has preached...