Namibia summary of results (2019) Namibia summary of results (2019). Read more
Trust in political institutions is on the decline in Namibia, Afrobarometer survey shows Popular trust in the president, National Assembly, and institutions of law and order has declined sharply in Namibia, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Although most Namibians support multiparty competition, fewer feel close to any political party, survey shows More than two-thirds of Namibians say the country needs many political parties to ensure that citizens have real choices in who governs them, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey, but the proportion of citizens who identify with a political party... Read more
AD342: Free vs. false: Namibia’s changing media landscape presents tough choices for citizens Eight out of 10 Namibians see their news media as generally free. But a majority (56%) think the government should be able to prevent publications it disapproves of. Read more
Slim majority of Namibians would support higher taxes in exchange for more government services, Afrobarometer survey shows More than half of Namibians would support paying higher taxes in exchange for more government services, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
AD330: Party identification and trust are declining, but Namibians have not lost faith in voting For the sixth time since independence, Namibians are going to the polls to choose a president and members of the National Assembly – in free and fair elections whose outcome has never varied. Read more
Namibians divided on land reform, including expropriation, Afrobarometer survey shows Only about half of Namibians rate the government’s land resettlement programme as effective, and more than four in 10 say land should be expropriated without compensation and given to the landless, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
Namibians are increasingly dissatisfied with the way democracy works in their country, Afrobarometer survey shows Both popular support for democracy and satisfaction with the way it’s working are declining in Namibia, a new Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
WP183: Traditional authority and state legitimacy: Evidence from Namibia Do African traditional leaders weaken state legitimacy at the local level? Read more
AD289: Namibians look to social movement to prompt government action on land reform Access to land is a contentious issue in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, a legacy of colonialism and accompanying dispossession. Read more