latest news NUST 19 novThe Polytechnic of Namibia will now officially be known as the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Vice Chancellor (previously Polytechnic Rector) Tjama Tjivikua has announced.

latest news SSC 19 novThe Social Security Commission (SSC) says it paid out a total of N$119.8 million in benefits, a three percent increase year-on-year to August 2015.

latest news Banco 18 novThe Bank of Namibia has granted Banco Privado Atlântico Europa, a bank headquartered in Portugal with operations in Angola a banking licence.

latest news Fitch 16 novGlobal credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Namibia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB-' and 'BBB', respectively, with Stable Outlooks

front  13 nov katti novemberA top Swazi government official has raised concerns over plans to change the Southern Africa Custom Union (Sacu) revenue sharing formula.

front  13 nov festus i novemberNewly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), Festus Mbadeka has sued the Ministry of Works and Transport for breaching a 5-year rental agreement for his flat in Windhoek West.

latest news NSA 12 novNamibia’s annual rate of inflation for October increased to 3.4 percent year-on-year from 3.3 percent in September, the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) has announced.

latest news SA Airways 11 novA Belgian national is in trouble after he caused the grounding of a South African Airways flight SA703 at Hosea Kutako International Airport this morning following a bomb scare.

latest news Lewis 10 NovThe Lewis Group has acquired 21 Beares and Ellerines stores in Namibia among 41 other outlets spread across the region in an N$250 million deal. Lewis Chief Executive Officer Johan Enslin said in a statement that the acquisition, which also include outlets in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, will enable the furniture retailer to expand and diversify its southern African footprint, increasing the group`s stores to 786.

front  6 november THE head of internal audit and risk management at the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) who was suspended in October last year is taking the former RCC Board of Directors to court for unfair labour practices, sources said this week.


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