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BUSSINESS 2 DecemberrPrivate hospitals group, Mediclinic International, says it’s looking to its renovated and upgraded local hospitals to further its share of the increasingly competitive sector.
Isabel dos Santos is the oldest daughter of the Angolan president and is worth some US$3.2 billion dollars. She is Africa’s richest woman and has built up a diverse empire, much of it in the capital Luanda.
Namibia’s successes in mining come as little surprise, as the sub-Saharan country is bounteous in diamonds, base metals and precious metals.

Holiday tips for SMEs

Bank Windhoek’s Manager at the Emerging, Small and Medium Enterprises Branch, Mbo Luvindao, offers the following tips to SMEs that will ensure that they are able to continue operating effectively after the festive season.

Mwafongwe’s cosmetic dream

Inotila Mwafongwe (IM) is the owner of Pockler Cosmetics, a cosmetics company founded in December 2012 in Windhoek which uses the magic Oombeke fruit as the only raw material in its highly sought-after products.
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says the recently introduced hybrid model by the Ministry of Public Enterprises is a step in the right direction towards bringing more accountability in the operations of SOEs.
Local poultry producers under the umbrella of the Poultry Producers Association (PPA) are pushing for a ban on chicken imports, which they blame for negatively impacting on their operations.
Business 25 novemberCompetition is set to heat up in the country’s mobile telecommunications sector, as two companies, TelePassport and Integrated Communications Systems,  vie to launch mobile virtual networks (MVN), riding on TN Mobile’s network, it has emerged.
Ohlthaver & List Group subsidiary, Broll Namibia, says N$225 million has been invested in the construction of its mixed-used development, 77 on Independence, which is now complete.
The Namibian government has emphasised its progress in its information and communications technology (ICT) rollout, and the benefits to citizens, as it advertised the country’s appeal to potential investors at the Invest in Namibia international conference in Windhoek last week.
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