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      Bring Your Own Device (Damage) BYOD 

      Bring Your Own Device (Damage) BYOD 

      2018-09-12  Edgar Brandt
      Tablets, smartphones, iPods, MP3-players, USB flash drives, you name the device and people in Namibia have them. Employees or ‘end-users’, if you will, will bring their own devices to work and not hesitate to connect to company’s wi-fi or directly plug the device into the organisation’s network. This is known as BYOD or “Bring Your Own Device,” a phrase that refers to the practice of allowing empl
      Schlettwein explains U$60 billion Chinese package aid

      Schlettwein explains U$60 billion Chinese package aid

      2018-09-12  Albertina Nakale
      WINDHOEK - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has explained the U$60 billion (approximately N$900 billion) package of aid, investment and loans to Africa offered by China during the just ended Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), against a backdrop of growing concern about rising debt distress on the continent.
      Ohorongo to get clean energy from new 5MW solar power plant

      Ohorongo to get clean energy from new 5MW solar power plant

      2018-09-11  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Ohorongo Cement inaugurated a 5MW PV Solar Plant last Friday in the Otjozondjupa Region which Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo, called a significant milestone in private sector participation, and encouraged other investors and developers to follow the example set by the project. 
      Responsible borrowing with N$200,000 loan benefit for government employees

      Responsible borrowing with N$200,000 loan benefit for government employees

      2018-09-11  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Turbulent times and economic hardships are at the forefront of discussions in both the private and public sectors.  It is indeed a fact that the economic welfare of many Namibian households worsens as debt increases resulting in less buying power and a weaker savings rate. Namibians’ household debt is reported to be well over N$54 billion. Household debt is the combined debt of all peop
      Roads Authority signs 6% wage increase with labour union

      Roads Authority signs 6% wage increase with labour union

      2018-09-11  Loide Jason
      WINDHOEK – Roads Authority (RA) employees were all smiles yesterday when the company signed a new wage agreement with the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) that will see them receive a six percent increase for basic salary, six percent increase for housing allowance and six percent increase for transport allowance. In addition, the RA Board of Directors has approved a six percent salary increas
      PDM Youth League bemoans increasing graduate unemployment rate

      PDM Youth League bemoans increasing graduate unemployment rate

      2018-09-11  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Popular Democratic Movement Youth League (PDMYL) has noted with grieve concern the increasing graduate unemployment rate. According to the PDM Youth League spokesperson, Maximalliant Katjimune, it is now much more difficult for a university graduate to find employment than at any time in the country’s history.
      Tenure extended for Development Bank of Namibia CEO Martin Inkumbi

      Tenure extended for Development Bank of Namibia CEO Martin Inkumbi

      2018-09-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Board of the Development Bank of Namibia has extended the tenure of CEO Martin Inkumbi for another five years. Inkumbi was initially appointed as CEO in 2013 following a period as Acting CEO in the wake of the departure of founding CEO David Nujoma.
      The 2018 Labour Force Survey is upon us

      The 2018 Labour Force Survey is upon us

      2018-09-10  Staff Report 2
      WINDHOEK - The Namibia Statistics Agency will be conducting its 2018 Labour Force Survey from the 16th September to 16th October 2018.
      Firstrand Namibia profit before tax down 3.8% to N$1.5 billion

      Firstrand Namibia profit before tax down 3.8% to N$1.5 billion

      2018-09-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - FirstRand Namibia, previously FNB Namibia Holdings, says it produced a sound set of results for the year ended 30 June 2018, particularly because financial services entities, and especially banks’ earnings, are inextricably linked to the health of an economy which is currently facing challenging conditions.