Rose Orlik

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Much significance is attached to the regional and parliamentary elections taking place in Namibia. It is the first time that so-called “free borns” – children born after Namibia gained independence from South Africa in 1990 – are able to vote. As the 20th anniversary of independence approaches, debate over Namibia’s economic and social progress is reaching fever pitch; analyses produced by research institutions and the media compete with party manifestos and impassioned public speeches.

International organisations, for their part, seem to have reached a consensus; in July this year the World Bank upgraded Namibia to upper middle income (UMI) status, alongside countries such as Mexico and Brazil.…  Seguir leyendo »