Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2013-03-13 08:03
JOHANNESBURG - NAMPA/ REUTERS
South Africa is more focused on lifting economic growth and reducing inequality, than cutting spending to appease investors, the country’s finance minister has said.
Wage strikes and uncertainty curbs economic optimism
South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told an investment conference this week government was concerned about the volatility of the rand, which has hit four-year lows against the US dollar because of worries about the impact of strikes on the mining sector.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2013-03-12 08:50
WINDHOEK - DENVER ISAACS
As filing becomes of greater importance to local businesses, Namibian majority-owned The Document Warehouse is seeing business grow one parcel at a time.
From the smallest small and medium enterprise (SME) to the largest corporation, filing serves an important role in the day-to-day functioning of any business. From legal requirements necessitating certain documents to be kept over a stipulated period, to the protection of classified information, the need for effective archiving is gaining ever-more consideration in the national context. Read more about Archiving gains prominence
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2013-03-12 08:03
BERLIN - NAMPA/REUTERS
One in four Germans would be ready to vote in September’s federal election for a party that wants to quit the euro, according to an opinion poll published on Monday that highlights German unease over the costs of the eurozone crisis.
Germany’s mainstream parties remain solidly pro-euro, despite grumbling over bailouts of countries such as Greece.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2013-03-11 09:40
WINDHOEK - DENVER ISAACS
Private medical care group last week explained the construction ruckus currently underway at its local hospitals.
Mediclinic Namibia has announced that renovations currently underway at the private hospital are set to amount to a total N$164-million investment in the three local regions it is involved in. Read more about N$164m expansion at Mediclinics
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2013-03-11 09:09
HARARE - NEWS 24
The rift between Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono and Empowerment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere over the “unprocedural” signing of indigenisation deals for foreign mining companies in Zimbabwe is widening.
There have been differences between the two officials over the empowerment policy, with President Robert Mugabe intervening last week by ordering that lower indigenisation thresholds be implemented for the banking sector. Read more about Zim indigenisation row widens