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Massive tax fraud case takes new twist … as accused finally opt to plead guilty

After a massive tax fraud case running into amounts of N$210.6 million spilt into the Windhoek High Court lining 17 people’s heads on the ch...

Man drinks 'Ombike' falls and dies

A resident of Onayena fell and died while drinking Ombike (traditional liquor) on Saturday, the Police reported last week. The man who has been...

Public service filled with 1 300 foreigners … as scarcity of required skills continue

At a time when unemployment continues to rock the economy with many graduates are in limbo, the Public Service Commission has reported that a scar...

Judge frustrated as lover’s murder plot trial delays again … lawyer pulls a no-show

A lawyer, Hipura Ujaha, representing a woman, Rachel Rittmann, accused of plotting the murder of her husband together with an alleged lover, faile...

Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab had no enemies- V.P Mbumba … as nation mourns struggle icon

As the nation come to terms and mourns the death of struggle icon, Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab, the Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba has described him as m...

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Bidvest Namibia sells off Bidfish, finally

Following a disappointing performance by Bidvest Namibia on account of fallen revenues, the comp...

Standard Bank empowers Berseba residents

While most privileged people would see a house as nothing more than bricks and mortar, it is a s...

ECB records over N$70m in revenue

The Electricity Control Board of Namibia (ECB) has recorded revenue of N$76.5 million in the 201...

Poor customer service bad for tourism - Shifeta

Minister of environment and tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has said that poor customer service at tou...

Meatco to export first beef to USA end of July

The long wait is over at the country’s biggest meat processing and marketing company, Meat...

China emerges as Namibia’s most important exports destination

The cozy relationship between Namibia and her “all-weather-friend” China is bearing ...

Slight exports increase encouraging- EAN

The Economic Association of Namibia (EAN) has commended the increase in the value of exports in ...

Be aware of the dangers and legal implications of social media

  FNB Namibia has co-sponsored talks on the dangers of social media and legal implicatio...

Ongwediva Town Council blessed with N$350 000 by MTC

 MTC bestowed to the Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair Preparatory Committee (OATF-PC) a sum of N...

Standard Bank's Vetumbuavi Mungunda becomes BAN President

Standard Bank’s Chief Executive, Vetumbuavi Mungunda, has assumed the presidency of the Ba...

Young minds invade Namibia Start-up festival

Quite a flock of young people converged at the pristine City of Windhoek yard to showcase their ...

The Namibia Start Up festival shines on inventors

The organisers of the Namibia Start Up festival have brought together innovators with all styles...

Namibia business start-up festival roars to life today

The Namibia start-up festival, one of the most interesting chapters in the Namibian business cal...

Blue Bankers celebrate World SME Day

  While it is often overlooked, World SME day should be a permanent fixture on the calendars...

Building plans approval decline as construction sector outlook brightens

Latest May data on plans for buildings approved by the City of Windhoek shows a 1.1% decrease mo...

Meatco revenue declines by 15%

Meatco Corporation of Namibia (Pty) Ltd (Meatco) suffered a 15.9% drop in its revenue for 2017/1...

Oshikoto projects get N$520 000 funding

Income generating projects in different constituencies of Oshikoto region were funded to the tun...

Buy-a-Brick amasses over N$3 million to build homes

Standard Bank’s Buy-a-Brick initiative has raised N$3.727 million in the last eight months...

AgriBank disbursed over N$300m in new loans to farmers

The AgriBank of Namibia has disbursed N$304 million in new loans to its clients during the 2017 ...

Lessons from the lean times

DBN Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Jerome Mutumba, gives pointers for enterpris...

A glimmer of hope for ailing economy- Capricorn

Although the local economy has registered worrisome performance in the very first quarter (0.1% ...

Honeymoon over for Namibian dollar as Rand weakens

The tale tell signs are beginning to take a grip and it seems the honeymoon is after all over fo...

What is collateral?

Every industry has unique words, terms and phrases. In the financial world, you may have encount...

Reinforcing steel manufacturing plant to cost over N$3 billion – Tweya

The reinforcing steel manufacturing plant is to cost N$3.3 billion of which the project promoter...

Economy registers 0.1% weak growth in first four months

  Latest quarterly data provided by the statistician general, Alex Shimuafeni, shows that ac...

Central bank governor happy with De Beers lab-diamonds move … concerned about long term effects on natural diamonds industry

Central bank governor, Iipumbu Shiimi said he is happy about diamond production giant, De Beers&...

Vehicle sales increase in May- Simonis Storm

According to Simonis Storm Securities, vehicle sales increased by 11.3% month on month to 918 un...

Industrialised economy needs multidimensional actions - Schlettwein

The finance minister Calle Schlettwein has said Namibia requires a coherent and multidimensional...

Economist Businesswomen Conference vital for female entrepreneurs

The annual Economist Businesswomen Conference, and other initiatives like it are important becau...

Reduce bank charges via digital channels

As economic circumstances continue to put pressure on disposable income, one of the easiest ways...