Ekonomie

Investment bill will deter money

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

Jo-Maré Duddy – There is no point in having an investment promotion agency like the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) if it has no power to engage in actual investment promotion, facilitation and...

Manufacturing a catalyst for economic growth

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUA dominant manufacturing sector plays a vital in terms of employment creation, boosting exports, reducing imports, strengthening the local currency and eventually enhancing economic growth.The Namibian Manufacturers Association (NMA), on Friday, awarded manufacturers in...

8th fuel price increase for 2021

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUWith few days left before the festive season, motorists will have to dig deeper in their pockets as they plan their holidays. On Friday, the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced that both the...

Inflation has been rising for months

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

ALI BEKHTAOUIWhether it is the heating bill, pump prices or making the weekly run to the supermarket, consumers are having to dig deeper and deeper into family budgets. Inflation is complicating the recovery of individual...

Logistical challenges hamper vaccination in Africa

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

Many African nations are struggling with the logistics of accelerating their Covid-19 inoculation campaigns as deliveries of vaccines to the continent finally pick up, the head of Africa's disease control body said on Thursday.Only 6.6%...

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UK banned travel from six African countries

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

Britain banned travel from six southern African countries, after South Africa detected a new Covid-19 variant with a large number of mutations."The early indication we...

Germany finds African swine fever case

12 ure gelede | Ekonomie

A case of African swine fever (ASF) has been found in a wild boar in the eastern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, close to a case...

Fuel price hike takes merry out of Xmas

2 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Jo-Maré Duddy – The price of petrol and diesel in Namibia will increase by 70c per litre on 1 December, bringing the total fuel price...

Investment trends in a decarbonised world

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUEnvironmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues are material in determining the long run fundamentals of a business and bring about a different approach...

Telecom, CRAN reaches agreement on levies

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

STAFF REPORTERThe Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and Telecom Namibia Limited reached a settlement agreement, closing a longstanding dispute on the legality of regulatory...

IEA urges OPEC to lower oil prices

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Wednesday called on OPEC and its allies to take measures to help bring oil prices down...

SA delays deliveries as vaccinations slow

3 dae gelede | Ekonomie

PROMIT MUKHERJEESouth Africa has asked Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer to delay delivery of Covid-19 vaccines because it now has too much stock, health ministry...

The SEZs a key policy instrument for Nam

4 dae gelede | Ekonomie

ELIJAH MUKUBONDAThe Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a key policy instrument that is deployed to ensure the attainment of economic goals as set out through...

More people suffering from poor nutrition

4 dae gelede | Ekonomie

Nearly half the world's population suffer from poor nutrition linked to too much or not enough food, a global assessment said Tuesday with wide-ranging impacts...

Kenya vaccine mandate draws praise, criticism

4 dae gelede | Ekonomie

MAGGIE FICKA Kenyan government directive that residents must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination by Dec. 21 to access services was welcomed by some businesses on...