Economics

Arandis Council acquires stake in charcoal company

3 weeks ago - 13 February 2021 | Economics

Arandis The Arandis Town Council recently acquired a 10 percent stake in Unoo Investments CC, a charcoal processing plant established in January 2020.Unoo Investments is a Namibian-owned company that employs 53 people of which...

New strategy for economic trajectory

3 weeks ago - 09 February 2021 | Economics

As Namibia advances towards becoming an important transit route for cargo into southern Africa, the country continues to develop and transform itself into a logistics hub for the region. Following a high-level survey funded by...

Thousands resort to bribery

4 weeks ago - 06 February 2021 | Economics

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] Namibia is among the top five countries in Africa where citizens believe corruption is on the increase.74% of Namibians surveyed in the 2019/20 Afrobarometer say corruption increased in the previous 12...

Namibia’s current account deteriorating

1 month - 15 January 2021 | Economics

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] A recovery in imports following the easing of local and global Covid-19 restrictions, as well as a bounce-back in oil prices together with a broadly weak export performance, erased part of...

Reshaping realities

4 months ago - 25 October 2020 | Economics

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly eroded the overall improvement in risk-reward scores seen across Africa in recent years, but this should not deter investors. Africa’s recovery may be prolonged and uneven, but it could also...

Covid’s real impact on the Namibian economy

4 months ago - 23 October 2020 | Economics

The Covid-19 pandemic is a crisis like no other, and there was a substantial degree of uncertainty around its impact on lives and livelihoods. “Governments...

Property prices: Swakop, Walvis under pressure

2 years ago - 24 December 2018 | Economics

Jo-Mare Duddy - Uncertainties in the uranium, fishing and tourism sectors are pushing average house prices at the coast down. Releasing the FNB House Price...

Trade by sea surges in past quarter

2 years ago - 24 December 2018 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy - The key role assigned to Walvis Bay in Namibia’s aspirations to become a logistics hub in the Southern African region is evident...

Tweya takes on saboteurs

2 years ago - 05 November 2018 | Economics

Leandrea Louw Minister of industrialisation, trade and SME development Tjekero Tweya has refuted claims that he travelled overseas with president Hage Geingob...

A million Namibians are broke

2 years ago - 20 August 2018 | Economics

Jo-Maré DuddyFor Agnes B*, like the rest of the nearly one million Namibians now part of a new official statistic, it is tough to keep...

Millions roll in for Windhoek

2 years ago - 18 August 2018 | Economics

Ronelle Rademeyer Apart from the prestige of hosting the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Windhoek, the capital will receive a much-needed cash...

Husab critical for economy

2 years ago - 29 March 2018 | Economics

Adolf KaureSTANLIB Namibia held a client engagement at the Strand Hotel on Tuesday to point out key signs that will drive markets in 2018 and...

Economics

Corridor volumes destined for Zambia...

3 years ago - 27 October 2017 | Economics

Contributed Transit volumes reached a new high of more than 40 000 tonnes for September 2017 while import and export volumes for the...

Namibian economy on the up

3 years ago - 31 August 2017 | Economics

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says that against the backdrop of a severe drought impacting on the agricultural sector and all wet industries, subdued commodity prices...

Namibia achieving social progress

3 years ago - 20 April 2017 | Economics

Otis Finck The budget tabled by finance minister Calle Schlettwein presented an environment of hope for social progress and for the private sector to...

NSi hosts workshop on Metrology...

4 years ago - 02 March 2017 | Economics

The Namibia Standards Institute (NSi) recently hosted a workshop in Walvis Bay on the enforcement of the amended Trade Metrology Act no 77 of 1973....

House price growth expected to...

4 years ago - 26 January 2017 | Economics

During the third quarter of 2016 house prices rebounded as the FNB National Price Index recorded a 27% increase compared to the same quarter in...

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