Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Namibia

Population (2010, proj.): 2,212,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,450

Date of Independence: March 21, 1990 (from South African mandate)

Date of Last Constitution: March 12, 1990


The country enjoys some of the freest media on the African continent. Six of the eight newspapers are privately owned. The government-owned radio and television service is dominant, though there are a dozen private ...

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