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Review of the elections – Election observing up close


On November 27, 2015, 1.27 million registered Voters were invited to cast their votes in the Regional Council and Local Authority elections, for the fifth time since independence. As with the presidential and parliamentary elections, the resident representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Namibia and Angola, Dr. Bernd Althusmann, was an official election observer. The three interns from Germany, David Wendorff, Lukas Horstmann and Ferdinand Rehder, were given a chance to accompany him and get their very own impression of elections in Namibia. more…

Event Reports | December 1, 2015

Namibia Legal Environment Assessment of HIV and AIDS

Consultative Workshop

On the 19th of November 2015 the Legal Assistance Center together with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Namibia/Angola, ARASA (AIDS Rights Alliance for Southern Africa) and UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) organized the “Namibia Legal Environment Assessment of HIV and IDS Consultative Workshop”. more…

Event Reports | November 29, 2015

The Parties, their Programms and their Campaign

A first analysis in the light of the Regional Council and Local Authority elections

In order to give you a general idea of all the parties which are up for election, we have summarized each of their current campaigns and manifestos in the following article. more…

Event Reports | November 26, 2015

New Windhoek Dialogue Meeting

30 October - 1 November 2015

From 30 October to 1 November 2015, the New Windhoek Dialogue Meeting brought together UPADD (Union of African Parties for Democracy and Development) members and other representatives of center-right political parties from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda; Members of the European People’s Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament as well as representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. more…

Event Reports | November 17, 2015

“25 Years of Independence: Perspectives for the German-Namibian Partnership”

During the week of 5-9 October 2015, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag, visited Namibia on a private visit. During this visit, on 7 October, Prof. Lammert participated in a public lecture/discussion titled “25 Years of Independence: Perspectives for the German-Namibian Partnership”. Prof. Lammert offered a German perspective on the relationship between the two countries. On the other hand Prof. Joseph Diescho, a local political scientist offered a Namibian perspective on the relationship. more…

Event Reports | October 23, 2015