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The Namibian publishing industry has predominately focused on producing educational materials in the past; with global publishing company Macmillan operating in the country via Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers, which is based in Windhoek. Another educational publisher worthy of note is Zebra Publishing whose main aim is to ‘exceed the educational material development requirements of Ministry of Education’. The University of Namibia and the Polytechnic of Namibia publish scientific journals. In 2012 a new avenue was opened up in the Namibian publishing industry when Wordweaver Publishing House, the country’s first fiction publisher, was launched. The aim of Wordweaver is to highlight the talent of Namibian writers, who have largely been disregarded in the past.

Namibia’s intellectual property protection is ranked high on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2012–13 being placed 43 out of 144 countries and with a score of 4.3 out of 7.0. In comparison to bordering countries, South Africa is placed 20 out of 144 countries and has an intellectual property protection score of 5.3. In contrast, Botswana is placed 45 out of 144 with a score of 4.1.

Printing and Publishing organisations in Namibia
Capital Press
Corporate Connections
Data and Label Printing Enterprise CC
Democratic Media Holdings Ltd
Elite Printers
Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Independence Signs
Monitor
Namib Times
Namibia Brief
Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA)
Namprint
New Era
Plastic Print
Prime Press
Rössing News
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