Namibia portrayed as an underachiever.

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In a wide ranging, August 10, 2007 interview in The Namibian (Windhoek), Namibia's biggest daily newspaper, a member of Namibia's parliament took note of the disappointing performance of the country's economy in recent years. Macroeconomic indicators appear to describe a robust economy. "But upon closer examination, its performance is revealed to be marginal, characterized by low investment, high rates of unemployment, huge income inequality, and poverty among the majority of the population."

The picture painted of the economy is one where the role of government and other institutions is disjointed and in some cases...

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