Economics

Recession butchers jobs

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy – From 2016 to 2018, Namibia’s total population increased by 3.8%, its population of working age expanded by 3.6%, the economically active population...

Economics

Sub-Saharan economic growth recovery to...

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Economics

Omar Mohammed - The World Bank has cut its growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa this year to 2.8% from an initial 3.3%.The commodity price slump...

Economics

On tax-free allowances and inequality...

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Economics

Sometimes, well-meant interventions have unintended consequences.One case in point are tax-free allowances, such as tax-free housing allowances, tax-free car allowances, tax-free pension fund contributions, etc....

Economics

Survival in arid eastern Chad...

1 month - 10 April 2019 | Economics

Amaury Hauchard - "I've already earmarked a customer for this drum - I need to get a move on!"Ali Ahmat, 12, flicks his whip to...

Economics

No more manna for SOEs

1 month - 29 March 2019 | Economics

In what has become a yearly occurrence, the government has yet again decided to give the lion's share of the budget for state-owned enterprises to...

Economics

PSEMAS, wage bill, S&Ts under...

1 month - 29 March 2019 | Economics

Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS) member contributions will be doubled from N$410 million to N$820 million year, effective April 2019. This was...

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