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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.

Access to Information Bill signed off

Access to Information Bill signed off

Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology Engel Nawatiseb has revealed that Namibia’s legislation that will deal with access to information has been signed off and is currently with legal drafters to ensure provisions to be enshrined in the...

New hope to curb disinformation with Namibia Fact Checking website

New hope to curb disinformation with Namibia Fact Checking website

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has launched Namibia’s first fact-checking initiative, Namibia Fact Check, an initiative that aims to verify public statements and media reports. The IPPR is a member of the ACTION Namibia Coalition, a local network of...

Action Namibia hosts ATI and Elections panel

Action Namibia hosts ATI and Elections panel

There was lively discussion when the ACTION Coalition Namibia in conjunction with the Namibia Media Trust (NMT) recently launched their Access to Information (ATI) and Elections Briefing Paper at a local hotel at a ‘breakfast Conversations’ event.   The paper explores...