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Namibia's airport gears for operations

1 day - 09 July 2020 | Business

Namibia's flagship airport the Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) is ready for its restart plan as borders are going to gradually open under the provisions of the state of the emergency regulations on Covid-19.Namibia eased...

Farmers rue lack of post-resettlement support

1 day - 09 July 2020 | Business

By Edward Mumbuu JnrSome resettlement beneficiaries have expressed discontent in governments post-resettlement support programme, which they suggest, derails the productivity and profitability of such farms.The lack of support to develop dilapidated infrastructure and advisory services...

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

1 day - 09 July 2020 | Business

DHL to cut 2 200 workers German logistics company DHL plans to cut as many as 2 200 jobs of UK-based workers at Jaguar Land Rover factories, the Unite trade union said.The job cuts comprise...

Tourism drought needn't shrivel sector

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Jo-Maré DuddyWithout a coordinated, dedicated national effort – which includes a whole government and society – to remove barriers that hinder tourism growth, the local industry will fall behind its direct competitors in the region...

Prinsloo leads as new MD of Namibia Diaries

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Phillepus UusikuThe role of managing director (MD) of Namibia Dairies, a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, was officially taken over by Leonie Prinsloo who had formerly held the position of head of...

The reality of downsizing survivor syndrome

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Lisa MatomolaThe increasing news and media reports on companies who are downsizing and/or cutting jobs across Namibia are a startling reflection on the faltering Namibian...

FNB temporarily closes Klein Windhoek branch

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

FNB Namibia took a necessary health and safety measure action in temporarily shutting down its Klein Windhoek branch for a week beginning Monday, 6 July...

Still no yellow brick road for uranium

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Paladin Energy, the majority shareholder in Langer Heinrich, at the end of June said it needed US$81 million or around N$1.4 billion...

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Samsung Elec Q2 profit riseSamsung Electronics Co Ltd said second-quarter operating profit likely rose 23%, beating analysts' estimates as solid chip sales to data centres...

How to keep fleet ­vehicles for longer

2 days ago - 08 July 2020 | Business

Reduced hours on the road because of economic challenges at many companies may result in the retaining of vehicles for longer than normal. While always...

SPYL's Sikongo hands over seeds and food parcels

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught Namibia not to rely on other countries for imports of food, but instead produce its own food, as those countries...

Chinese business community helps locals

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

By Ndalimpinga IitaBenevolent efforts of the Chinese business community in the northern part of Namibia are helping locals meet nutritional needs amid Covid-19 pandemic.At Oshikango,...

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German restaurants still hungry for...

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

By FLORIAN CAZERESThere's no sign of the usual lunch crowd at Berlin's Zen Kitchen, with just a few scattered diners dotting its terrace despite the...

Economy needs policy vaccine

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – There a reason why this article claimed the first spot in this publication: investment policy uncertainty as the main hindrance to private...

First local cigar brand launched...

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

A Zimbabwean entrepreneur in Africa's top tobacco producer has launched the first local brand of hand-rolled cigars, defying coronavirus and economic odds to light up...

COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

Sasol gives up licence South African petrochemicals giant Sasol Ltd has opted to give up its licence to explore for gas off the Mozambique coast,...

Namibia: Emerging better, stronger

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Namibia might be facing its toughest economic challenges since independence, but the country has “tremendous potential to become the gateway to Africa”,...

Covid won’t kill Namibia’s tourism

3 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Business

Jo-Maré Duddy – Although Namibia’s tourism industry is one of the biggest casualties of the global Covid-19 pandemic, industry leaders are positive that the sector’s...

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