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Namibia guns for Renewables

Namibia has joined four other countries in the bid to host the proposed regional centre for the promotion of renewable e...

Prosperity Group launches Goodwill Society

Prosperity Group launches Goodwill Society

The Prosperity Group has announced the Prosperity Goodwill Society, a charitable initiative for the beneficiaries of Fun...

GIPF gears identity towards growth

GIPF gears identity towards growth

The Government Institutions Pension of Namibia has undertaken a new corporate identity, therefore changing its focus to ...

Trustco keen to lay the BRICS

Trustco Holdings Limited is keen to lay the BRICS in the long run while it carefully tinkers with its Trustco business m...

Katuka shatuka with more mentoring

Katuka shatuka with more mentoring

Scattered through the Katuka Mentorship line-up are Inge Zaamwani-Kamwi (left), the MD of Namdeb and patron of the Katuk...

Trustco interim profit up 98%

Trustco shareholders are in for an early Christmas treat if interim results are anything to go by. Posting its interim r...

GIPF lays foundation for 1000 ha housing development

GIPF lays foundation for 1000 ha housing development

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Government Institutions Pension Fund of Namibia (GIPF), through proceeds availed through its unlisted investments th...

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Social Security commits to excellent service

Social Security commits to excellent service

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Social Security Commission (“SSC”) has launched its Customer Service Charter which defines the service levels th...

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Tender for Rehabilitation of Runway

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Namibia Airports Company has put out a tender for the Rehabilitation of the Runway and other facilities at Eros Airp...

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Caution-speed hump ahead!

Caution-speed hump ahead!

Friday, 21 November 2014

FNB Namibia has also handed over their contribution to the MVA as part of the Road Safety campaign. Ingrid Goeieman, Man...

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FNB on mobile

Friday, 21 November 2014

Mobile Banking continues to surge in customer usage and customers therefore needed to make sure that they were aware of ...

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Inflation falls on account of transport

Friday, 21 November 2014

Transport and food have impacted inflation for the month of October, resulting in slowed growth by 0.3 percentage points...

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The central bank wails but credit remains easy

Friday, 21 November 2014

It is not typical for a business editor to advise readers not to overspend but this is exactly what I want to do.
One of ...

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Why do parastatals need turning around?

Friday, 14 November 2014

Two weeks away from a very important election, I just noticed this week another parastatal claiming something about its ...

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Innovation is about change

Innovation is about change

Friday, 21 November 2014

In the previous column I looked at the circumstances under which it is better to stop or prevent an innovation project, ...

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Offbeat 21 November 2014

Offbeat 21 November 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014

Apparently the mark of communication ability will devolve to the dextrous use of thumbs. I think that the situation will...

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Dr Swart-Opperman leaves on sabbatical

Dr Swart-Opperman leaves on sabbatical

Friday, 21 November 2014

Dr Christina Swart-Opperman, chairperson of the CSO Aids Orphan Foundation Trust told the Economist this week that she w...

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New Oshikwanyama Bible

New Oshikwanyama Bible

Friday, 21 November 2014

Earlier this month the Bible Society of Namibia officially released the new translation of the Bible in Oshikwanyama. Th...

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Identity, a very important aspect to have

Identity, a very important aspect to have

Friday, 21 November 2014

The moment that you are born, it is critical to be identified as an individual. That is why your parents give you a name...

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CoW sets record straight

Friday, 14 November 2014

The City of Windhoek (COW) set the record straight in a press statement in regards to land allocation and land alienatio...

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Ster Kinekor Maerua re-opens

Friday, 21 November 2014

Following the appointment of a new franchisee in Namibia, Ster-Kinekor Theatres Chief Executive Officer, Fiaz Mahomed sa...

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 That Awkward Moment

That Awkward Moment

Friday, 21 November 2014

Cast: Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B Jordan,
Director: Tom Gormican
Screenplay: Tom Gormican
Rating: **

What starts off ...

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Nam Rugby to join big boy league

Nam Rugby to join big boy league

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Namibian Rugby Union (NRU) has welcomed the inclusion of a Namibian team in next year’s Vodacom Cup competition. N...

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Karate fanatics invade coast

Karate fanatics invade coast

Friday, 21 November 2014

Karate enthusiasts young and old, inexperienced and experienced recently braved the cold to sharpen their skills at the ...

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 21 November 2014

21 November 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014

What Happened?
High pressure control on the surface as well as in the upper layers, remains the order of the day.
The weat...

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14 November 2014

14 November 2014

Friday, 14 November 2014

What Happened?
The week started with a very regular synoptic pattern. The South Atlantic high pressure cell had its core ...

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Omburu for carbon-free electricity

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Omburu photovoltaic (PV) plant is set to replace over 5,537 tons of carbon dioxide per year by generating 11,075 MW ...

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Dundee teaches learners to embrace biodiversity

Dundee teaches learners to embrace biodiversity

Friday, 14 November 2014

A specialized biodiversity programme aimed at educating Tsumeb learners about trees and plants was launched recently by ...

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Agra awarded for fodder sales

Agra awarded for fodder sales

Friday, 21 November 2014

Several branches of Agra Limited were awarded by Feedmaster on 11 November in Windhoek for their performance in the sale...

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Hino trucks take chickens to all corners

Friday, 21 November 2014

Hino South Africa announced earlier this month that Namib Mills has acquired an additional 18 Series 300 Hino trucks for...

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A winning smileA winning smile

A winning smileA winning smile

Friday, 21 November 2014

Lahja Hailulu from Rand Merchant Bank won the NS 5,000 bursary offered by Retirement Fund Solutions and the Benchmark Re...

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Exchange students off to Germany

Exchange students off to Germany

Friday, 21 November 2014

Representatives of the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) and Mrs Jana Wall from the Embassy of th...

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The business of tourism - 21 November 2014

The business of tourism - 21 November 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014

Start-up costs for an accommodation business After much soul-searching, you’ve decided that you want to open your own ...

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The ‘Vulture’ has landed

The ‘Vulture’ has landed

Friday, 14 November 2014

Earlier this week, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Airports Company, Tamer El-Kallawi extended a warm welc...

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Save your own skin

Save your own skin

Friday, 21 November 2014

Standard Bank Namibia handed over N$120,000 to the Cancer Association of Namibia, on Tuesday for the purpose of raising ...

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Donate blood before you go!

Donate blood before you go!

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Namibian Blood Transfusion Service and the Programme for Accelerating the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality ...

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Development financing for Omburu Sun

Friday, 21 November 2014

The Development Bank of Namibia announced late this week it has provided finance for a 4.5 megaWatt solar power generato...

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Zinc refinery to get facelift

Friday, 21 November 2014

Vedanta Resources plc last week announced that it has approved a US$782 million investment over a three year period, to ...

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Schoolwear retail outlet opens its doors

Friday, 21 November 2014

Namibia’s manufacturing capacity to participate in distribution and retailing needs to be accelerated to deliver equit...

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Retail Charter development enters next round

Retail Charter development enters next round

Friday, 07 November 2014

The Namibian Retail Sector Charter development entered the next round when the Namibia Trade Forum (NTF) announced the a...

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!Gawaxab appreciated and honoured

!Gawaxab appreciated and honoured

Friday, 21 November 2014

Old Mutual Emerging Market Directors and Namibian Captains of Industry came together last week at a dinner to celebrate ...

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On your marks, get set, innovate!

On your marks, get set, innovate!

Friday, 14 November 2014

The Ampion Venture Bus landed in Windhoek this week, delivering on its promise of a fury of innovation pitches from Nami...

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