2023-01-23Albertina Nakale The Namibian Employers’ Federation (NEF) looks forward to the year 2023 with a lot of optimism that the Namibian economy will recover and enable businesses to prosper and regenerate the jobs that have been lost over the past three years during the Covid-19 pandemic. View more
2023-01-20Staff Reporter The Agro Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA) and World Food Programme (WFP) Namibia last week agreed to cooperate and signed an agreement on relative and innovative ways of expanding the agribusiness markets and strengthening Namibia’s strategic food reserves. View more
2023-01-20Maihapa Ndjavera TransNamib, the national rail provider, has confirmed that limited locomotive capacity restricts it from introducing regular passenger service. This is according to TransNamib spokesperson Abigail Raubenheimer. View more
2023-01-20Staff Reporter After consultation with the Employment Service Board (ESB) the labour, industrial relations and employment creation minister, Utoni Nujoma, has reduced the prescribed threshold requirements for Designated Employers (DEs) from the current 25 to 10 employees. View more
2023-01-19Edgar Brandt Despite the World Bank forecast for the global economy to grow by 1.7% in 2023 and 2.7% in 2024, chief economists at the World Economic Forum (WEF) still expect the majority of global businesses and households to grapple with persistent headwinds throughout 2023. View more
2023-01-17Maihapa Ndjavera The country’s medical aid industry reported a net deficit for the third quarter of 2022, yet remained well capitalised as it held a high percentage of free assets as at 30 September 2022. Additionally, the industry’s reserves level exceeded the minimum prudential reserves level requirement of 25% and is thus deemed to be financially sound. View more
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