Business (574)

  • 01
  • Feb
The stock of international reserves held by the Bank of Namibia (BoN) rose by 4.7 percent on a month-on-month basis to N$30.9 billion at the end of December, the central bank announced this week.
  • 01
  • Feb
South African fast food chain, Wimpy, is involved in a war of words with its former franchisee, Chris Van Der Merwe, who has accused Wimpy of allowing other franchise holders in Namibia to use N$3.4 million in its collective marketing fund in Namibia for personal use.
  • 25
  • Jan
Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) announced this week that 111 new sites are scheduled to go live by the end of March when phase one of the 081Every1 project is expected to be complete.
  • 25
  • Jan
Farm workers get N$3,400 a month on average, according to a Wage Survey Report published by the Agricultural Employers’ Association (AEA) this week.
The survey represents data of 3,288 employees.
  • 25
  • Jan
The agriculture industry could face a challenging 2019, according to Klaus Schade, a research associate at the Economic Association of Namibia.
  • 25
  • Jan
Government is still to decide whether to build a new desalination plant at the coast or buy the existing one owned by Orano, the newly-appointed NamWater CEO, Abraham Nehemia, told the Windhoek Observer this week.
  • 25
  • Jan
A local company, Native Storage, has laid out plans to set up a nitrate plant near Walvis Bay to produce explosives to be used mainly at uranium mines at the coast.
  • 18
  • Jan
In the modern era, the job market is fast and competitive and opportunities come in a blink of an eye. If you are not ready to grasp them, it might take a while before another opportunity presents itself.
  • 18
  • Jan
Quite often the chance to travel is dismissed when one considers the costs associated with it.
  • 18
  • Jan
Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication, Jerome Mutumba, says that as the economy begins to improve, entrepreneurs will find greater confidence to establish SMEs, and existing SMEs will seek finance to grow.
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