Business

Build-up to major logistics session

2 days ago - 23 September 2016 | Business

Logistics industry players are advised of the eighth annual logistics and transport workshop hosted by the Namibian- German Centre for Logistics (NGCL).The three-day workshop at Swakopmund will be held between 28 September and 30 September.As...

BoN symposium tackles unemployment

2 days ago - 23 September 2016 | Business

Representatives of the government, civil society, and the business community yesterday gathered at the Safari Hotel in Windhoek for the 17th annual symposium hosted by the Bank of Namibia (BoN).Following a recent visit from the...

China foreign expenditure up

2 days ago - 23 September 2016 | Business

China invested more money abroad last year than foreign firms piled into the country, data showed yesterday, a first for the world’s second-largest economy.Overseas direct investment soared more than 18% to an all-time high above...

Land scarcity continues to drive prices

3 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Business

Namibia’s current subdued economic position extends to the performance of the construction sector, as attested by the latest report on building plans from IJG-Research.In Windhoek 177 building plans were approved in August, bringing to 1...

Migrant labour history remembered

3 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Business

The Museums Association of Namibia (MAN) yesterday launched a new mobile art exhibition at the Walvis Bay Municipality Hall, aimed at raising awareness of the country’s historic migrant labour system before independence.The exhibition forms part...

Big Sugar fights back

3 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Business

The announcement of the South African government’s plan to implement a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages took industry players and health officials by surprise. Discussions...

Puma accused of price gouging

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

The Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) conducted its first ever entry, search and seizure operation at the headquarters of Puma Energy Namibia last week.The operation was...

PPP solar plant to supply Arandis

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

The Erongo Regional Electricity Distributor (RED) on Monday signed a 25-year power purchase agreement that will see it obtain solar energy from a privately built,...

Dundee gives Tsumeb school toilets a facelift

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

The Etosha Secondary School at Tsumeb recently benefited from more than N$120 000 worth of upgrades to its toilet blocks, sponsored by Dundee Precious Metals...

Nuclear corruption rumours dispelled

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

South Africa’s Department of Energy Tuesday released further details of the companies it had used, in a bid to thwart reports that a company belonging...

Gordhan investigation ‘needs to be done quickly’

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

Splits within South Africa’s ruling African National Congress may cause it to lose power at the next national elections in 2019, according to a senior...

Bitcoin is money, says judge

4 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Business

Bitcoin qualifies as money, a US federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase...

Business

Vehicle sales take a hit

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

New legal constraints combined with a weak economy to make a serious dent in Namibia’s vehicle industry performance so far in 2016.According to the latest...

FNB unveils cost-considerate EasyBond

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

FNB Namibia on Friday launched its new EasyBond product for clients wishing to purchase homes.The FNB EasyBond caters to individuals or partners with income up...

D&M Rail laying tracks for...

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

D&M Rail Construction reiterated that its joint venture contract with TransNamib for the rehabilitation and upgrade of the Kranzberg to Tsumeb line is not open...

Uncertainties remain about sub-Saharan African...

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

Regulatory uncertainty and operational challenges pose the greatest risks to mining companies in sub-Saharan Africa.Despite the optimism around the gradual recovery in commodity prices, vast...

Big challenges loom for Africa''s...

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are set to announce interest-rate decisions this week in an environment marked by accelerating price growth and an economic...

IMF chief calls for combating...

5 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Business

International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde on Sunday called for efforts to combat corruption in order to restore trust in institutions and push...

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