National

Businesst 17 March 2017First Lady, Monica Geingos’ One Economy Foundation has secured a 5 percent stake in Bannerman Mining Resources (Namibia), which is developing the Etango uranium project.
Human resource management regards training and development as “an educational process, which involves the sharpening of skills, concepts, changing of attitude and gaining more knowledge to enhance the performance of employees”.
Local tourism industry players have been urged to focus more on cash-rich Nordic/Scandinavian countries, given the long-term relationships between Namibia and many of these nations.
busines 10 03 2017The Namibia Consumer Trust (NCT) is disappointed that the Consumer Protection Bill is not among the draft legislation that will be tabled in Parliament this year, despite the dire need for Namibians to have comprehensive protection against escalating retail prices and unfair business practices.
The FNB Value Index recorded its lowest level since the second quarter of 2013, after quarterly growth tapered down to 2 percent during the fourth quarter of 2016,” says FNB Namibia Research Market Manager, Daniel Kavishe.
The South African Minister of Finance (MoF), Pravin Gordhan, did his best to balance conflicting forces (in more ways than one), and came up with a politically palatable and yet, fiscally sound budget.
Letshego Bank Namibia has signed up as a member of the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI), a move that will result in customers and other financially underserved groups receiving financial education, which will assist them to make informed decisions.
A total of 174 building plans, to the value of N$259,5 million, were approved in January, while 30 buildings, with a value of N$7,85 million, were completed. 
Standard Bank has once again thrown its weight behind the Lüderitz Crayfish Festival, by sponsoring this year’s event to the tune of N$100,000.
Bidvest Namibia’s trading profit has shrunk by 81,7 percent, to N$21,8 million, in the six months to December 2016, primarily as a result of the significantly lower horse mackerel quota available to its fishing subsidiary, Namsov.
Page 2 of 109

WINDHOEK OBSERVER

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.

Contact Us

Windhoek Observer House
c/o John Meinert & Rossini Street
Windhoek West
Namibia
Tel: +264 61 411 800
Fax: +264 61 226 098
www.observer.com.na