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      Tax evaders’ days numbered

      Tax evaders’ days numbered

      2023-05-16  Maihapa Ndjavera
      Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi warned that tax does not discriminate and thus urged all Namibian citizens to be compliant and pay tax as required. Shiimi further cautioned those trying to escape and avoid honouring their tax obligations to the revenue agency to be mindful because “it is just a matter of time”.
      Opinion | Dedicated to helping before foreclosure and repossession

      Opinion | Dedicated to helping before foreclosure and repossession

      2023-05-15  Correspondent
      Bank Windhoek recognises that unexpected financial challenges may arise in life. Our dedication is to assist and advise our customers in finding the optimal solutions to overcome these difficulties.
      Old Mutual relocates to new Gobabis branch

      Old Mutual relocates to new Gobabis branch

      2023-05-15  Staff Reporter
      Financial services provider Old Mutual has opened a brand-new branch in Gobabis. The official opening ceremony was nothing short of grand, and the energy and excitement were palpable. This momentous occasion marks a significant milestone for Old Mutual, as it reaffirmed its commitment to serving the people of Gobabis.
      Agribank beefs up client complaint handling

      Agribank beefs up client complaint handling

      2023-05-15  Staff Reporter
      In an effort to efficiently resolve client complaints, Agribank has introduced a web-based client complaint management portal on its website. This initiative is driven by the bank’s renewed focus on improved service delivery, and transforming the institution into a more agile, listening, and proactive agricultural lender.
      Construction activities decline…number of plans submitted drops from 214 to 151

      Construction activities decline…number of plans submitted drops from 214 to 151

      2023-05-15  Staff Reporter
      Elevated living costs are expected to weigh on consumer demand, which in turn will impact the affordability for new building loans resulting in a further contraction of the construction industry. This is according to Simonis Storm (SS) stock brokerage which noted that post the pandemic, corporate mortgage loan growth trended down while household mortgage loan growth recovered steadily.
      Disciplinary committee to discuss forfeited matches

      Disciplinary committee to discuss forfeited matches

      2023-05-12  Maurice Kambukwe
      As the Debmarine Namibia Premiership draws to a close this weekend, confusion reigns among clubs and football enthusiasts in terms of the outcome of several forfeited matches and how it affects the log standing, particularly relegation.
      CRAN warns against future service quality

      CRAN warns against future service quality

      2023-05-12  Maihapa Ndjavera
      Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) CEO Emilia Nghikembua stated total investment in the telecommunications sector declined during the fourth quarter of 2022. She cautioned that in the long run, this could result in poorer service quality due to congestion in some areas.
      Trade facilitation increases corridor volumes by 50%

      Trade facilitation increases corridor volumes by 50%

      2023-05-12  Staff Reporter
      The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has announced a sterling performance for the 2022/23 financial year, specifically in reference to substantially increasing corridor volumes. Corridor cargo volumes entering and leaving thehinterland increased by 50% year-on-year, climbing from 1 639 510 tonnes to 2 464 123 tonnes.
      Fuel-efficient vehicles bite RFA revenue

      Fuel-efficient vehicles bite RFA revenue

      2023-05-11  Maihapa Ndjavera
      Road Fund Administration (RFA) CEO Ali Ipinge has come out loud and clear that gradual increases in fuel-efficient vehicles on Namibian roads and the advent of electric vehicles are increasingly constraining the fund’s revenue.