Windhoek Observer

The Economic Association of Namibia (EAN) expects inflation, which increased slightly from 3.5 percent in the previous two months to 3.6 percent in April, to pick up during the remainder of 2018.

Skorpion Zinc’s parent company appoints new CEO

Vedanta Resources this week announced the appointment of Deshnee Naidoo, as the Chief Executive Officer for Africa Base Metals.

BoN maintains ban on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies remain banned in the country, the Bank of Namibia maintained recently in its latest position paper on virtual currencies.

Dedication pays for young entrepreneur

With a natural flair for business and determination to make a success of her life, Lydia Shipateko has shown that graduates can triumph in challenging economic times.

Oil prices to average US$65 a barrel in 2018

Oil prices are forecast to average US$65 a barrel over 2018, up from an average of US$53 a barrel in 2017, on strong demand from consumers and restraint by oil producers, the World Bank said in a recent report.

Food bank challenges emerge

The recently announced streamlining of qualification criteria for the pilot food bank in Windhoek is not a surprise to us. 

Oujto hosts girls’ cricket development festival

Cricket Namibia recently hosted a junior cricket development festival in Outjo aimed at developing the sport amongst girls and women.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) on Monday announced the appointment of Talita Horn as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Julia Mutumbulua as its new Chief Human Capital Officer, effective beginning of May. 

World Press Freedom Day is on the 03 May 2018. It is a day that was set aside to recognize the vital role that journalists play towards the enlightenment and development of societies all over the world.  It is a day to celebrate the basic human right to be heard.

The Ministry of Works and Transport has finally followed a High Court order by terminating the contracts of 11 Zimbabwean architects and quantity surveyors whose agreements were supposed to expire in April next year.

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