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      Creativity has become a vital part of the economy

      Creativity has become a vital part of the economy

      2018-08-23  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK - While the industrial economy in the past required mostly land, labour and capital, the new emerging economy uses creative industries to produce meanings from the world of ideas. In the past, creativity and industry were not generally linked but nowadays the notion that arts and creativity serve as major economic drivers is fast gaining impetus. 
      Local pharmaceutical companies encouraged to enter regional markets

      Local pharmaceutical companies encouraged to enter regional markets

      2018-08-23  Alvine Kapitako
      WINDHOEK – Pharmaceutical companies opting to establish themselves in Namibia have been encouraged by Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard Haufiku, to position themselves in such a way that they can enter the regional market. According to Haufiku, a larger market would make local pharmaceutical companies more sustainable and due to economies of scale a larger operation can offer more
      Over 90 percent of Air Namibia’s pilots are Namibian

      Over 90 percent of Air Namibia’s pilots are Namibian

      2018-08-22  Staff Reporter
      Almost no country is totally self-sufficient and has no need for skill support in specific fields. This is evident in specialised field of expertise such as medicine, marine, mining and also in the aviation industry. The aviation sector facilitates tourism, business, trade and logistics. Namibia’s development goals has logistics as one of the driving forces of Namibia’s Development Plan (NDP5) and
      Advantage Y&R wins bronze Loerie for ‘The Shack’

      Advantage Y&R wins bronze Loerie for ‘The Shack’

      2018-08-22  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Well-known Namibian advertising agency, Advantage Y&R, has continued its run of success, this time picking up a Loerie Award for a temporary structure called ‘The Shack’, which won in the category for ‘Three Dimensional & Environmental Design – Interior Design & Temporary Structures.’
      Elso offers refills of its products to combat waste

      Elso offers refills of its products to combat waste

      2018-08-22  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Elso Holdings is offering its customers the option of refilling containers with its cleaning products to curb wastage and save money. Four of Elso’s factory outlets around Namibia offer this convenient and environmentally friendly service to its clientele.
      How to save when you live alone

      How to save when you live alone

      2018-08-22  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – Living alone can both be an exciting journey and a challenging one. It gives you a sense of freedom, where you are the sole ruler of your domain, yet it is considered to be more expensive if compared with sharing with someone.
      Unions tells FNB to behave, or else …

      Unions tells FNB to behave, or else …

      2018-08-22  Strauss Lunyangwe
      WINDHOEK – The secretary-general of the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA), Mahongora Kavihuha, has warned the leadership of FNB Namibia to behave, as they allegedly try to derail negotiations with the union. The Namibia Bank Workers Union (NBWU), an affiliate of TUCNA, is accusing the bank of trying to deny employees their annual increase. They allege that the bank wants to attach the employ
      Namsov Community Trust empowers San women in Omaheke

      Namsov Community Trust empowers San women in Omaheke

      2018-08-22  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – The construction of a community centre in Corridor 17 of the Omaheke Region, which was approved by the Namsov Community Trust (NCT) in 2015, has been successfully completed. The centre was constructed in honour of the late Chief Sophia Jacobs for the San community and will serve women in the San community to provide long-term sustainable economic upliftment and empowerment.
      Nedbank Namibia appoints new chief financial officer

      Nedbank Namibia appoints new chief financial officer

      2018-08-21  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – Nedbank Namibia have confirmed the appointment of JG van Graan to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The role of the modern-day CFO is evolving, extending outside of the world of finance as the pace of fintech gets faster and more complex.