Why, 31 years after independence, Namibians aren’t in a festive mood

The ruling party, beset by corruption scandals, is losing ground as the economy stutters and incomes plummet

Namibia celebrated 31 years of independence this year. But Namibians are not in a festive mood. A 2019 survey by Afrobarometer, the independent African research network, showed a significant loss of trust in the country’s governance...

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