Business

Zim tightens mining earnings

12 hours ago | Business

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has ordered platinum and chrome miners to surrender 80 percent of their export earnings to the central bank as the country struggles to contain a crippling dollar note shortage.Previously miners...

FTSE down slightly

12 hours ago | Business

Britain's top share index came under pressure from falls among financials and airline stocks, caught up in a broader risk-off move following the attack in Spain.A suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in...

SA opposes online rhino horn auction

12 hours ago | Business

South Africa said on Friday it would oppose an online auction of rhino horns due to start next week, as outraged conservationists said the sale would undermine the global ban on rhino trade.The three-day auction...

Vehicle sales contract remarkably

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Business

Vehicle sales contracted sharply at the end of July 2017, reflecting a 23.5% decrease. This is also a sharp decline when compared to the same period in 2016.This was according to an assessment carried out...

Demand for US treasuries

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Business

Most euro zone government bond yields fell yesterday, tracking an earlier move in US treasuries after minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting showed some policymakers called for halting interest rate hikes until inflation improves.Details...

Hyundai goes green

3 days ago - 18 August 2017 | Business

Hyundai Motor Co is to launch a long-range electric vehicle with a driving range of 500 kilometres per charge after 2021, seeking to address investor...

Airport authorities conduct emergency training

4 days ago - 17 August 2017 | Business

NAMPAThe Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Namibia Airports Company are currently engaged in an airport emergency planning workshop.The five-day workshop which started on Monday...

Solar power plant goes online

4 days ago - 17 August 2017 | Business

A five-megawatt solar energy plant built at Rosh Pinah by Aloe Energy Investment has been completed.The plant was constructed at a cost of N$124 million...

Businesswomen’s initiative in 18th year

5 days ago - 16 August 2017 | Business

BLUE SUPPORT: Standard Bank contributed to the success of the 18th Economist Businesswomen Conference held at Ongwediva recently. The conference under the Economist Businesswomen’s Club...

Buzz ahead of Ongwediva trade fair

5 days ago - 16 August 2017 | Business

The 2017 Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair has attracted 456 Namibian and international exhibitors, who have confirmed that they will showcase their products and services at...

Dome and NCCI promise best SWAITEX yet

5 days ago - 16 August 2017 | Business

The Swakopmund International Trade Expo returns with much fanfare and promises to be bigger and better than in previous years, according to events coordinator Romona...

Setting the platform for the UK’s post-Brexit trade relations

5 days ago - 16 August 2017 | Business

LORD PRICEThroughout my visit to South Africa and Namibia last month, I was struck by the bonds that link the UK and the Southern African...

Business

Otjikoto continues strong performance

6 days ago - 15 August 2017 | Business

The Otjikoto mine continued its strong operational performance into the second quarter of 2017, producing 41 163 ounces of gold, a 14% marked improvement on...

Dundee launches training programme

6 days ago - 15 August 2017 | Business

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb and the Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) launched a new education programme on Friday. As part of the...

Phosphate tussle in court

1 week ago - 14 August 2017 | Business

Legal counsel for Namibia Marine Phosphate (NMP) last week delivered their arguments in an appeal to have their environmental clearance certificate, which was set aside,...

A plan must be made

1 week ago - 14 August 2017 | Business

Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa's largest economy, is running at more than 14% and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over...

Old Mutual to list, not...

1 week ago - 14 August 2017 | Business

Old Mutual, which said last year it is breaking up because regulatory change made its disparate businesses too complex to run, posted a 37% rise...

Skepticism over Opec cuts returns

1 week ago - 14 August 2017 | Business

Oil investors are back to being skeptic over whether the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) Opec-led production cuts are draining a global glut fast...

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