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Some notes on the Namibian economy two years after independence

Tor SellstroМ€m

Some notes on the Namibian economy two years after independence

by Tor SellstroМ€m

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Published by Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit in Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Namibia -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTor Sellström.
      SeriesNEPRU working paper ;, no. 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC940 .S44 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 9 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075658M
      LC Control Number93981980

      Namibia (German South West Africa and South West Africa)Prior to the establishment of German South West Africa in , a number of African states and peoples, including the Herero and Ovambo, had established themselves within the territory that would eventually become the Republic of Namibia in Source for information on Namibia (German South West Africa and South West Africa. After independence, growth in the average years of education in the labour force has averaged % per year, reflecting the massive investment in education in the post-independence period. However, there is an increasing concern that the investment made in the education sector during the past thirteen years has not significantly improved.

      the Swedish Namibian Association) and 14 editions were printed by the end of It did not appear in as in that period we translocated ourselves from Stockholm to Windhoek – i.e. we returned home after 15 years in exile and we wrote directly for a political party, now defunct in all but name. The Namibian Review resumed publication in. Namibia also produces large quantities of zinc and is a smaller producer of gold and copper. Namibia's economy remains vulnerable to world commodity price fluctuations and drought. Namibia normally imports about 50% of its cereal requirements; in drought years, food shortages are problematic in .

      In , the Namibia Economist was one of the first Namibian newspapers to develop a presence on the world wide web at This website has grown to be our major link to readers beyond Namibia’s borders and provides the publication with an ever-growing readership from an international audience. Some notes on the history of the programme. , one month after Independence. Included in this team were Brian Jones of the Directorate, Owen-Smith and Jacobsohn from IRDNC, and Megan Biesele and Patrick Dickens of the Nyae Nyae Foundation of Namibia, an NGO working with San people in the area then known as Bushmanland (now the Nyae Nyae.


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Some notes on the Namibian economy two years after independence by Tor SellstroМ€m Download PDF EPUB FB2

BOOMS and recessions are normal occurrences in any economy and their effects differ depending on the causes. Namibia is currently going through its worst economic downturn since independence. Namibia’s economy climbed back into the moderately free category in after a two-year absence.

GDP growth had been moderately good for the past five years, but it dipped in because of. Ma -- Twenty years ago, at Namibia's first independence celebrations on Mamany people would have shared the hopes and the euphoria of the moment.

People thought that something good would come to us if we kept our peace and relinquished all the power to. Despite some improvements in the first decade of independence, mismanagement and abuse has seen Namibia remain among the worst in income inequality.

Healthcare and education systems are collapsing. Having posted an average rate of economic growth of % over the past 10 years, Namibia’s economy is set to expand at moderate rats over the next few years.

The World Bank expects growth to average 4% in and pick up slightly to % in The IMF’s forecasts, which are in local currency terms, are.

Labor and Democracy in Namibia, –, Becker, Heike. Namibian Women's Movement, to From Anti-Colonial Resistance to Reconstruction, Emmett, Tony.

Popular Resistance and the Roots of Nationalism in Namibia, –, Gordon, Robert J. Responding to threats from the world community, the government promised Namibian independence by the end of Inthe government adopted a new constitution that upheld apartheid policies, restricted SWAPO participation in politics, and sought to continue South African control over foreign affairs after independence.

The history of Namibia has passed through several distinct stages from being colonised in the late nineteenth century to Namibia's independence on 21 March FromNamibia was a German colony: German South West the First World War, the League of Nations mandated South Africa to administer the territory.

Following World War II, the League of Nations was dissolved in April. In short, SWAPO’s exile history played an immense role in charting the trajectory of the movement after independence.

32 The three periods of SWAPO’s history I expound upon below are strong examples of SWAPO’s “pragmatic nationalism” in practice, and each also. Overview. Namibia is a higher middle income country with an estimated annual GDP per capita of US$5, but has extreme inequalities in income distribution and standard of living.

It leads the list of countries by income inequality with a Gini coefficient of (CIA) and (UN), respectively. Since independence, the Namibian Government has pursued free-market economic principles designed.

Namibia (/ n ə ˈ m ɪ b i ə / (), / n æ ˈ-/), officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern western border is the Atlantic Ocean; it shares land borders with Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Although it does not border Zimbabwe, less than metres of the Zambezi River separates the two countries.

penter aptly remarks that “the Namibian Constitution did not fall out of the sky; it is the product of many years of negotiation and political growth.” 1. To understand the pivotal role of constitution making in the Namibian peace process, it is necessary to summarize the genesis of Namibian independence.

From mandated territory. Namibia has achieved notable progress in reducing poverty since independence in The country more than halved the proportion of Namibians living below the national poverty line from % in /94 to % in /10, and further to % in / The Education assessment reforms in post-independence Namibia: A critical analysis During this transitional period the legacy of the previous system will continue to trouble us.

Although there is broad agreement on the general directions our education system should develop, some of our citizens are resistant to change.

DW-Reporter André Suren goes back home to Namibia 20 years after independence. Namibia has been governed by SWAPO since the country won independence, though the party has dropped much of its Marxist ideology.

President Hage GEINGOB was elected in in a landslide victory, replacing Hifikepunye POHAMBA who stepped down after serving two terms. SWAPO retained its parliamentary super majority in the elections. the Namib Desert, after which the country is named, is considered to be the oldest desert in the world; Namibia is the first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment into its constitution; some 14% of the land is protected, including virtually the entire Namib Desert coastal strip; Namib-Naukluft National Park (49, sq km), is the largest game park in Africa and.

The present paper presents key sector research for the Namibian economy, based on input–output and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) analyzes.

The analyses were derived from a Namibian SAM for the. The South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence, and sometimes denoted in South Africa as the Angolan Bush War, was a largely asymmetric conflict that occurred in Namibia (then South West Africa), Zambia, and Angola from 26 August to 21 March It was fought between the South African Defence Force (SADF) and the People's Liberation Army of.

Twenty years after independence, it be c ame clear that the promises of post-indepe nd ence ‘milk a nd honey’ had not been fulfilled as Herbert Jauch et al.

notes. The Namibian Constitution. Adopted in Feb Preamble. Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is indispensable for freedom, justice and peace; Whereas the said rights include the right of the individual to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, sex, religion, creed or.The Namibia Defence Force was created when South West Africa gained full independence from South Africa in The new constitution of Namibia defines the role of the military as "defending the territory and national interests.".

Namibia's Defence Force comprises two of the former enemies in a year bush war: the Peoples Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN) and South West African Territorial. The Namibian War of Independence, Diplomatic, Economic and Military Campaigns by Richard Dale (no photo) Synopsis: The decolonization of Namibia was delayed from to the period of the war of independence--pitting the Namibian nationalists against the South African minority-ruled regime.