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      Alternative payment methods as cheques are phased out

      Alternative payment methods as cheques are phased out

      2018-12-05  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - As per the Payments Association of Namibia Public Notice on 16 November 2018, and the Bankers’ Association of Namibia’s notice, cheques as a payment method in Namibia will no longer be accepted as of 30 June 2019.
      New fresh Bahri season set to increase output

      New fresh Bahri season set to increase output

      2018-12-05  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Desert Fruit Namibia is one of only a handful of known producers of Fresh Bahri Dates in the Southern Hemisphere, and these dates, while relatively unknown in Europe and the US, remain a sought-after delicacy in the Middle East, with rising demand from the Muslim and Asian markets. 
      Namibia scoops two wins at startup awards

      Namibia scoops two wins at startup awards

      2018-12-05  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Out of the 15 categories, Namibia brought home two awards from the recent Southern Africa Startup Awards (SASAwards), which was held for the first time to celebrate and recognise the spirit of innovation and achievement in the startup ecosystem in the SADC region. SASA Namibia was represented by 11 regional winners from nine startups at the SASAwards grand finale that took place on 21 a
      Gobabis container terminal to enhance regional trade

      Gobabis container terminal to enhance regional trade

      2018-12-05  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - TransNamib Holdings Ltd, and Botswana Railways (BR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Gaborone, Botswana, which will culminate in the development and operation of a container terminal in Gobabis.
      NWR looks to Ghana to boost local tourism

      NWR looks to Ghana to boost local tourism

      2018-12-04  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently returned from marketing and networking session in Ghana, aimed at luring Ghanaian visitors to their resorts. The event took place on November 30, 2018 in conjunction with Air Namibia’s local representative who gave attendees the benefits of flying with Air Namibia. 
      NamPower pays over N$60m dividend to government

      NamPower pays over N$60m dividend to government

      2018-12-04  Staff Report 2
      WINDHOEK – NamPower has declared a dividend of N$60.7 million to its shareholder, the government yesterday. The dividend was approved at the electricity utility’s most recent annual general meeting where the NamPower board of directors decided to declare the dividend for the financial year ended June 30, 2018.
      Board appointed at revenue agency’s D-day draws closer

      Board appointed at revenue agency’s D-day draws closer

      2018-12-04  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – The much-awaited operationalisation of the Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra) continued to gain momentum yesterday. With the announcement of its Board of Directors before the semi-autonomous agency, it is scheduled to commence at the beginning of March 2019. Namra was established at the end of 2017 with the promulgation of the Namibia Revenue Agency Act after Cabinet approval in 2013, and w
      Schlettwein announces PPP committee members

      Schlettwein announces PPP committee members

      2018-12-04  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Committee, which will play a central role in the monitoring, evaluation, and implementation of PPPs, was yesterday announced by Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein. Economic analysts believe that PPPs could provide amicable solutions to infrastructure development and economic growth in the domestic economy that is struggling to rebound from a recessi
      Namibia’s financial capability increased by 10%

      Namibia’s financial capability increased by 10%

      2018-12-03  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Namibia Financial Capability Survey results were recently released at the Bank of Namibia, indicating that the average overall Namibia Financial Capability Survey for 2017 was 52.94 percent, which is a 10 percent increase, compared to 2013. The survey also showed that financial knowledge increased with 0.07 percent, and financial behaviour with 18.51 percent.