International anti-corruption day on the cards

December 7, 2017, 6:46pm

The United Nations international anti-corruption day has been set for this weekend, and experts have mixed feelings on whether Namibia will have anything much to celebrate as the country continue to struggle with graft. 

Speaking exclusively to The Villager this week, veteran journalist, Gwen Lister, said it was still disconcerting that the media was playing a major role more than the Anti-Corruption Commission in unearthing corruption scandals. 

“It is disconcerting and we need a media that is not affiliated to government including huge corporate entities,” she said. 

She said access to information has to be prioritised so the media can more effectively investigate and expose corruption cases.