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
AD224: Though a leader in gender representation, Namibia still has work to ensure full equality Namibia performs well on many gender-equality indicators, including gender representation in governance. Read more
Namibia summary of results (2017) Summary of results for Namibia (2017) Read more
AD209: Providing basic public services remains a challenge for Namibia’s government Basic services: Providing key public services remains a challenge for Namibia’s government. Read more
AD202: Views of Namibia’s economy darken sharply; youth more likely to consider emigration Compared to their elders, Namibia’s youth are more critical of government’s economic management and more likely to consider emigration. Read more
Gender quotas, GBV, German reparations, Koevoet, and other topics Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Namibia Read more
Majority of Namibians say traditional authorities should join negotiations on genocide reparations Most Namibians say traditional authority representatives should participate in – if not lead – genocide negotiations with the German government, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Namibians want gender quotas extended to regional councils More than half of Namibians think that the increased number of women in the National Assembly has made Parliament more effective, according to the most recent Afrobarometer survey. Read more
WP169: Indirect colonial rule and the political salience of ethnicity How indirect colonial rule shaped the political salience of ethnicity in Namibia. Read more