Give us access to info and conduct a detailed study, asks Earthlife Namibia

In a recently released letter to Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, Earthlife Namibia chair, Bertchen Kohrs, requests that stakeholders be given access to verification data and that a wide ranging environmental study be conducted around the potential impacts of marine phosphates mining on the coastal ecosystems:  (IMAGE: Bertchen …

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Suspicious #PhosphateMining Decision has ATI Implications

Stranger and stranger, and increasingly suspicious, have become the circumstances surrounding the awarding of an environmental clearance certificate to Namibia Marine Phosphates (NMP), by Environmental Commissioner Teofilius Nghitila, in September this year. The certificate was issued to NMP in early September in relation to its plans to mine marine phosphates …

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Informed Choices

Women, men, and children need access to information on health care to make informed choices. The APAI Declaration acknowledges that access to information is instrumental to fostering access to education and healthcare, gender equality, children’s rights, a clean environment, sustainable development and the fight against corruption. Governments, civil society and …

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Hello Namibia!

The ACTION Coalition is an umbrella under which a range of activists and civil society and media organisations are gathered in the furtherance of the cause of access/right to information and freedom of expression. The ACTION Coalition has been in existence since 2012 and has consistently engaged both the Namibian …

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