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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the Access to Information arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the ACTION Coalition network and the spaces we engage in.

ACTION Coalition Statement:  Zimbabwe … African Lives Matter Too

ACTION Coalition Statement: Zimbabwe … African Lives Matter Too

ACTION Coalition calls on the President of Namibia, His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, as well as other SADC heads of State and the AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat to act in the interests of human rights in Zimbabwe. As a coalition of Namibian human...

Mushelenga tables information bill

Mushelenga tables information bill

NAMIBIA'S information minister Peya Mushelenga has tabled the country's long-awaited access to information bill in the National Assembly, saying it is a powerful tool to fight corruption. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Mushelenga said with this bill,...

#PressFreedomMatters

#PressFreedomMatters

This blog was first published in the #FESAfricaCoronaBrief and blog series titled: “Disrupted: How COVID-19 is affecting societies across Africa” will investigate how African countries, governments and societies are responding to the pandemic.   Zoé Titus,...

ACTION/EFN Statement: EFN expresses concern about freedom to report

ACTION/EFN Statement: EFN expresses concern about freedom to report

The Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN) takes exception to the ever-increasing Government practice of allowing only State-owned media institutions to certain public engagements, especially since the declaration of the State of Emergency. The EFN would like to state...