Economics

Covid-scarred economy riddled by risks

3 days ago - 19 January 2022 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – Namibians entered 2022 tossing and turning about bleak prospects for jobs and a decent living: As the country enters its third year...

Economics

Swapo sacrifices social cohesion

3 days ago - 19 January 2022 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – “After three decades in political power, Swapo has wasted social capital and sacrificed the asset of social cohesion for short-term individual gains...

Economics

Industrial policy meets African political...

3 days ago - 19 January 2022 | Economics

Pritish Behuria - Since the 2008/09 global financial crisis, industrial policy has been widely celebrated as having become fashionable again. Joseph Stiglitz, Justin Yifu Lin...

Economics

Africa’s agrifood systems can thrive

3 days ago - 19 January 2022 | Economics

Lulama Ndibongo Traub, Edward Mabaya and Wandile Sihlobo - The year 2021 was one of critical conversations about global agrifood systems – the processes and...

Economics

Improve competitiveness to reduce poverty

4 days ago - 18 January 2022 | Economics

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUIf Namibia wants to avoid an increase in extreme poverty, competitiveness must improve. Namibia sees itself as victim of external threats and the evils...

Economics

China's birth rate at record...

4 days ago - 18 January 2022 | Economics

China's birth rate plummeted to a record low last year, official data showed Monday, as analysts warn that faster-than-expected ageing could deepen economic growth concerns.Beijing...

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