Ekonomie

African Development Bank lends Namibia N$3bn

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NDAMA NAKASHOLEThe latest approval is part of the country’s N$10 billion loan request from the African bank, of which N$3 billion was approved and disbursed to the country last year.The loan facility, second of a...

Werk vir 4 dae, word vir 5 betaal

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Elvira Wood - Werk vir vier dae, maar word steeds vir vyf betaal?Dit klink amper té goed om waar te wees.’n Maatskappy in Auckland, Nieu-Seeland, het dit egter getoets en sê dit werk.The Guardian...

Rand haak steeds vas

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Elvira Wood - Die rand hou aan om na aan die R13,30-vlak teenoor die dollar te dobber.Die rand het vroeg gisteroggend teen R13,27 teenoor die dollar verhandel.MarketWatch berig die Amerikaanse geldeenheid het Woensdag ­wêreldwyd sterk...

Staff exodus at Education, Health

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Jo-Maré Duddy – Just under 6 000 people left the civil service in 2016/17, while about 2 600 were appointed, bringing the total number of staff employed by government to 73 542.In addition, 1 706...

From 0% to 7.5%

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This is according to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which sent out a tweet late on Tuesday evening, following a meeting with Eskom and NUM, Solidarity and the National Union of Metalworkers of South...

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Universal Music Group to open Nigeria division

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

The music entertainment group said on Tuesday its new strategic division, Universal Music Nigeria, will operate from Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos.Nigerian music, much like its...

Tullow Oil to halt operations at Kenyan oilfields

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Britain’s Tullow Oil said on Tuesday that it may be forced to shut down operations at its northern Kenyan oilfields after the local community stopped...

Gems competition on way

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

A contest of jewellery and artefacts made in Namibia with the theme: “Namibian FairGems Jewellery & Artefacts” will be held by the Namibian Coloured Gemstone...

SA trade conditions worsen – survey

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Trade conditions in South Africa deteriorated further in June 2018, according to the latest Trade Activity Index released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and...

Rand should be trading at R5.63/US$

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

First produced in 1986 "as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their 'correct' level", the index uses purchasing-power parity – or the notion...

Calle urges parties to account

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

NDAMA NAKASHOLEFinance minister Calle Schlettwein has urged each political party to remain accountable to the public in regard to the public funds it receives.The figures...

VBS allegations unpacked

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

The effective collapse of VBS Mutual Bank, where at least R1.5 billion was found to have been looted, leaving more than 22 000 depositors in...

Dangote signs US$650mln Afreximbank loan

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has signed a US$650 million loan facility with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for his oil refinery project in Nigeria.Africa’s...

IMF team due in Zambia

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In February the IMF rejected Zambia’s borrowing plans, saying they risked making it harder for the southern African country to sustain its debt load.Copper-producing Zambia...

CIF, NSI highlight criticality of adherence to standards

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STAFF REPORTERAn efficient use of scarce financial resources both in the public and private sector demands an awareness and application of building standards and adherence...