Windhoek Observer

Nam-mic Financial Services Holdings appoints CFO

Nam-mic Financial Services Holdings has appointed Ms Judy Dentlinger-Mouton as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective 09 September 2019.

FirstRand Namibia Assistance Trust offers bursaries to employees

The FirstRand Namibia Staff Assistance Trust, which uses annual dividends to assist previously disadvantaged non-managerial staff with their educational and medical needs, recently announced that altogether 38 (thirty-eight) applicants for the 2019 bursary programme were successful and the trustees approved the tuition for the 2019 academic year - limited to a maximum amount of N$40,000 per student.

Bank Windhoek celebrates the motor vehicle industry

Bank Windhoek awarded the best dealerships and sales people in the motor vehicle industry at its annual Selekt Sales Awards ceremony in Windhoek.

Namibians are dying and politicians aren’t listening

Road carnage, Hepatitis E and Gender Based Violence (GBV) are three scourges battering the country and filling the cemeteries.   As we go into the elections season, these three major national issues continue to cause untold misery.  Lives are being lost and yet these issues are not the focus of party platforms and action programs.   

Business to converge in Swakop for SWAITEX

The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) plans to host a bigger and better annual Swakopmund International Trade Expo (SWAITEX), next month in the coastal town.

Agribank’s loan disbursements hit N$438m

The Agribank of Namibia has revealed that it disbursed loans worth N$438 million to 701 applicants in the 2019 financial year, an increase from N$358 million advanced in 2018.

Businesswoman defrauds own company

Businesswoman Sharon Neumbo who was arrested last Friday on fraud allegations is alleged to have paid herself salaries of up to N$170,000 on some occasion without authorisation from fellow board members.

The brains behind ZZI KIDS HAIR STUDIO

For most entrepreneurs, finding the right viable business idea can prove to be a challenge, but for Morna Ikosa, owning a hair studio was a lifelong dream.

Depressed economy hits property prices

The latest FNB House Price Index shows the depressed state of economy has had a negative impact on property prices, with Henties Bay being the hardest hit, with prices contracting by 37.5 percent.

GIPF rakes in N$741m from DCP investments

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has revealed that it has realized over N$741 million in dividend from its three remaining investments made under the now defunct Development Capital Portfolio (DCP).

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The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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