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      Government to invest N$3.6 billion in agriculture during MTEF

      Government to invest N$3.6 billion in agriculture during MTEF

      2018-09-24  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, on Friday said government intervention in the agricultural sector will continue to be substantial during the next three years, until 2021, government plans to invest about N$3.6 billion over the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) into the development of this sector. While speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony of the Asparagus Agro-Proc
      Entrepreneurship education key to employment creation

      Entrepreneurship education key to employment creation

      2018-09-24  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK - Entrepreneurship education is a key contributor to employment creation as it creates jobs for the youth when there are few available vacancies. This was one of the key messages on Thursday morning when Dr Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, addressed the opening of the 19th Annual Symposium by the Bank of Namibia.
      September is the month for Business Women

      September is the month for Business Women

      2018-09-21  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The 22 September is commemorated as International Business Women’s Day. Desery van Wyk, Head Digital Products at FNB Namibia, said that International Business Women’s Day recognises that all women are seeking and deserve equal business opportunities and “we, at FNB Namibia feel the same”. 
      Second quarterly GDP shows growth declined by 0.2%

      Second quarterly GDP shows growth declined by 0.2%

      2018-09-21  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The latest figures from the Namibia Statistics Agency indicates that the domestic economy performance remained suppressed in the second quarter of 2018, recording a contraction of 0.2 percent compared to the same period of 2017. Quarter on quarter, the economy maintained the same pace of declining growth of 0.2 percent. 
      Aging infrastructure remains TransNamib’s Achilles heel

      Aging infrastructure remains TransNamib’s Achilles heel

      2018-09-21  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – Chairman of the TransNamib board of directors Paul Smit yesterday said it is general knowledge that aging infrastructure is TransNamib’s biggest challenge. 
      CIF demands retraction of tender pre-qualifications

      CIF demands retraction of tender pre-qualifications

      2018-09-21  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) has demanded that government retracts some key tender pre-qualification processes invited recently, as they overlooked local bidders ahead of foreign firms on technical bases. 
      Calls to permanently cancel environmental certificate for phosphate mining

      Calls to permanently cancel environmental certificate for phosphate mining

      2018-09-20  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Economic and Social Justice Trust has written to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism asking it to permanently cancel the environmental clearance certificate of Namibia Marine Phosphate (Pty) Ltd to prevent the company from commencing phosphate mining operations off the Namibian coast. 
      BoN’s 19TH annual symposium to focus on job creation

      BoN’s 19TH annual symposium to focus on job creation

      2018-09-20  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Bank of Namibia (BoN) will host its 19th annual symposium today at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. This year’s Symposium will be held under the theme “Creating Employment Through Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Namibia.”
      TIPEEG had positive effects on economic growth, jobs and incomes, says Calle

      TIPEEG had positive effects on economic growth, jobs and incomes, says Calle

      2018-09-20  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, has dismissed critics of the Targeted Intervention Programme for Employment and Economic Growth (TIPEEG) which was implemented between 2011/12 to 2013/14. Responding to statements made by McHenry Venaani, leader of Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), Schlettwein said the N$14.7 billion TIPEEG actually had positive effects on economic growth, jobs and