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  • 12
  • Jan
Tourism industry operators in Swakopmund, one of the country’s most visited resorts during the December holiday season,
  • 15
  • Dec
This year will go down in history as the year that Namibia, once a shining economic star in Africa, had its credit rating downgraded by both Moody’s and Fitch, two of the three leading international credit rating agencies in the world.
  • 15
  • Dec
Ministry of Works and Transport officials are our mamparas of the year in the business category after they left Government with a multi-million dollar bill through either over-committing themselves on projects or embarking on road projects that were not budgeted for.
  • 15
  • Dec
Namibia received mixed rankings this year in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2017-18 and the World Bank Group’s annual Ease of Doing Business Report.
  • 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.

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