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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/NMT Statement: NMT says ‘no’ to shutting out media

ACTION/NMT Statement: NMT says ‘no’ to shutting out media

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is concerned about the increasing restrictions on media freedom and freedom of expression by governments in southern Africa under the guise of curbing the spread of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic. These measures range from...

ACTION/LAC Statement: State of Emergency (COVID-19)

ACTION/LAC Statement: State of Emergency (COVID-19)

In light of the World Health Organization’s designation of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as a global pandemic, the President of the Republic of Namibia on 17 March 2020, declared a state of (public health) emergency in Namibia. What is a State of Emergency? Article 26 of the...

ACTION member, IPPR, calls for action against corruption!

ACTION member, IPPR, calls for action against corruption!

On 31 October 2003, the United Nations General Assembly designated December 9 as International Anti-Corruption Day to raise awareness of corruption and of the role of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in combating and preventing it. In Namibia,...