Banking

Deciding on the best investment

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Banking

A new year brings new possibilities. It is the time of the year when people are well rested and have the time to do some forward planning. It is therefore the perfect time to evaluate...

Public warned against fake money

4 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Banking

The Bank of Namibia has become aware of a video circulating on social media in which three suspects are arrested by the police in connection with counterfeit banknotes. In the video, the three suspects...

Micro-lenders may not keep bank cards

5 days ago - 18 January 2017 | Banking

The Namibia Financial Institutions' Supervisory Authority (Namfisa) has warned micro-lenders not to withhold customers' identity documents, bank cards and personal identification numbers (PINs) as guarantee of repayment. Namfisa spokesperson Victoria Muranda says micro-lenders are...

Still banking at 106

6 days ago - 17 January 2017 | Banking

A 106-year-old woman from Epupa in the Kunene Region on Friday received a token of appreciation from First National Bank Namibia (FNB) for making use of their services. Kaumbira Luhozu's records at FNB show...

Secure banking online

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Banking

In the age of technology, online security has always been a concern for people making use of online banking. As such, FNB Namibia has increased security technology to make sure that clients and their transactions...

Advice on debt consolidation

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Banking

Debt consolidation is defined as taking out a new loan to pay off a number of liabilities and consumer debts, generally unsecured ones. However, there...

Loan-to-value ratios introduced

3 weeks ago - 29 December 2016 | Banking

The Bank of Namibia recently announced the introduction of loan-to-value ratios, which will in future require home owners to put down deposits on subsequent properties...

Country Club reports N$43m profit

1 month - 09 December 2016 | Banking

The Windhoek Country Club and Resort this week handed over a dividend cheque amounting to N$5 million to public enterprise minister Leon Jooste and environment...

Stop queuing, start clicking

1 month - 24 November 2016 | Banking

STAFF REPORTERIn line with their How Can We Help You approach, FNB has introduced e-helpers at their busy branches, employees who are tasked specifically with...

Laying a nest egg for kids

2 months ago - 26 October 2016 | Banking

Namibia''s financial sector has proven resolute in its intentions to instil a broad-based savings culture among citizens, starting from as young as school-going age.With Monday...

Std Bank appoints premises manager

2 months ago - 26 October 2016 | Banking

Standard Bank Namibia has announced its appointment of Frank Puriza as its new premises manager, responsible for overseeing construction of and budgeting for new branches...

FNB takes over Pointbreak

3 months ago - 19 October 2016 | Banking

Local financial service players Pointbreak and EBank have been effectively negotiated into First Rand Group subsidiary FNB Namibia, the parties announced yesterday. In a...

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Letshego granted full banking licence

6 months ago - 22 July 2016 | Banking

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) has announced its approval of a banking licence for the country’s newest entry to its banking sector, Letshego Bank Namibia...

DBN welcomes water-focused investments

6 months ago - 11 July 2016 | Banking

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has urged local authorities to make use of its facilities in financing the rehabilitation of aging water infrastructure, and...

Stimulus overcomes economic pressures

6 months ago - 04 July 2016 | Banking

Private equity company Stimulus Investment Limited posted another solid year’s performance on Friday, despite a volatile year in terms of global and domestic conditions in...

Instagram gets distinct on businesses

7 months ago - 06 June 2016 | Banking

Facebook’s photo-sharing application Instagram is unveiling tools to help businesses differentiate themselves from regular users in a bid to help drive advertising revenue.Instagram, which has...

Dos Santos's Bank BIC gets...

7 months ago - 02 June 2016 | Banking

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) yesterday announced its approval of an application for a banking licence by Angola’s Bank BIC Namibia Ltd.The approval means that...

Standard Bank victim of N$300m...

8 months ago - 24 May 2016 | Banking

Standard Bank yesterday confirmed it was a victim of a sophisticated, coordinated fraud incident.The bank said in a statement the incident involved the withdrawal of...

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