His Excellency Sam Nujoma
President of the Republic of Namibia
Robert Mugabe Avenue
Private Bag 13339
Via fax: 011-264-61-221770
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is disturbed by your recent order banning government agencies from spending public funds to purchase the Windhoek independent daily The Namibian. This decision follows a government advertising ban imposed on the newspaper in December.