Times are tight - eat smart on a budget

After the announcement of a strict and painful (for many sectors) new budget by Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, last week in Windhoek, it is clear that the tough financial times we face now, will get even tougher.
Construction of a new N$400 million Namibian Police Force headquarters in Ausspannplatz in Windhoek has been moving at a snail’s pace due to the prevailing cash flow challenges facing the Government.
Construction of the new NamPol head office that will house Inspector General, Sebastian Ndeitunga, and his team of law enforcement officers, administrative and HR offices, and feature a central crime databas

Budget cuts hit SME funding

The Equipment Aid Scheme under the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, has been hit by budget cuts, just like many other Government programmes in recent months.


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