Business (650)

  • 15
  • Dec
The construction industry has been hard-hit by Government spending cuts, with 10,000 job losses recorded as a result, according to figures by the National Union of Namibian Workers.
  • 15
  • Dec
Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, tried his best to revive the ailing economy in a year in which the country’s credit rating was cut to Junk by ratings agencies,
  • 15
  • Dec
The recent collapse of the South African diversified company, Steinhoff, following revelation of a tax investigation by Germany authorities, could directly or indirectly affect Namibia, analysts have said.
  • 15
  • Dec
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has in the past warned that the housing market in Namibia is a bubble waiting to burst if not controlled, this week said the value of houses in Namibia ‑ which it says are overvalued ‑ has dropped by 10 percent compared to 2015.
  • 08
  • Dec
Three learners from the coastal town of Swakopmund are the lucky receipts of a N$15 000 sponsorship from MMI Holdings Namibia Limited to attend the Orate Africa Debating Competition that will be held from 9-13 December 2017 in Randfontein,
  • 08
  • Dec
The central bank in its sixth and last monetary policy decision for the year left the key benchmark rate unchanged at 6,75 percent on Wednesday.
  • 08
  • Dec
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein has hit back at calls by the European Union (EU) for Namibia to reform its tax regime.
  • 08
  • Dec
The stock of foreign reserves rose slightly at the end of October, mainly as a result of revenue from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), latest figures from the Bank of Namibia (BoN) show.
  • 08
  • Dec
In response to a recent report published by Cable.co.uk, which shows that Namibia has one of the most expensive broadband prices in the world,
  • 08
  • Dec
Interest rates are likely to remain on hold at 6,75 percent over the medium-term because of the recent downgrades of Namibia’s credit rating, economic analysts have said.

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