Ekonomie

Virus insurance losses to top US$107 billion

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Global insurance losses from the Covid-19 pandemic will be higher this year than the US$107 billion Lloyd's of London had previously estimated, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has said.Carnegie-Brown told the Reuters Events Future of Insurance...

Africa needs more than world is offering

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Karin Strohecker and Joe Bavier - African countries face another debt crisis and will need more long-term help than the latest G20 debt plan offers them to ward off trouble ahead and keep much-needed investments...

WTO aiming to net fishing deal

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Agnès Pedrero - Negotiations on banning billions of dollars in fisheries subsidies are coming to the crunch at the beleaguered World Trade Organisation, with the deadline to net a deal fast approaching.Disagreements persist, especially over...

Dordabis water woes persist despite upgrades

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

DORDABIS – Dordabis settlement community members have expressed concern at the continued water shortage despite efforts by the Khomas regional council to upgrade water infrastructure.During a recent visit to Dordabis some residents pointed out to...

Omaheke RC makes strides in providing water facilities

6 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Most of the water provision projects in the Omaheke Region funded under the 2019/20 Drought Relief Programme, which has been experiencing serious delays, have been completed.By the end of October 2020, 21 boreholes had been...

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Gov houses to be renovated at the cost of...

6 dae gelede | Ekonomie

The Ministry of Works and Transport has set aside N$8 million to renovate some of the government homes and apartments that are in a dilapidated...

NRCS drought relief cash support launched at Khorixas

6 dae gelede | Ekonomie

The Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS)'s drought relief cash support for households severely affected was launched in Khorixas on Tuesday.Delivering the keynote speech at the...

No applications received from Kavango East for IUMP grant

6 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Lucia Iipumbu has expressed disappointed that no application was received from businesses in the Kavango East Region for...

AfCFTA seeking ‘innovative’ ways to launch

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

Libby George - A pan-African free trade zone will launch on 1 January as planned despite the coronavirus pandemic but some "innovative" arrangements will be...

Statistics crucial for effective policy formulation

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

PHILLEPUS UUSIKU It is of critical importance that policy makers spot a problem, set objectives, collect the right data, and do the necessary data analysis...

Britain to ban new petrol cars by 2030

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

Susanna Twidale - Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030, five years earlier than previously planned,...

New vehicle sales stall again

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

Jo-Maré Duddy – New vehicle sales last month bucked the trend of October as a strong month, coming in nearly 55% below the historical average...

Pandemic indirectly improves Namibia’s trade deficit

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUNamibia’s total imports declined by 6% to 8.2 billion in August 2020 compared to N$8.8 billion recorded in August 2019.Namibia’s exports stood at N$6.3...

Amazon plunder may spark new diseases

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

Fabio Zuker - As farms expand into the Amazon rainforest, felled trees and expanding pastures may open the way for new Brazilian exports beyond beef...

Covid consumes billions in exports

1 week gelede | Ekonomie

Jo-Maré Duddy – Trade disruptions due to the global Covid-19 pandemic contributed to a slump of about N$7 billion in Namibia’s export earnings for the...