Economy

By IAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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By John Muyamba RUNDU - Nkurenkuru the regional capital of the newly proclaimed Kavango West is expecting an upsurge in business development. Speaking to New Era the Chief Executive Officer of Nkurenkuru Town Council, Petrus Sikongo Sindimba, said the council started preparing for a business boom eve...
By IAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2014
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THE core of entrepreneurship lies in the heart, and I hope that after you have read this column, you will be able to allow those around you, or at least give them a chance, to see your heart. When I say “fuelling your internal fire of entrepreneurship” I want to remind each of my loyal [&...
By IAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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WINDHOEK – A World Bank Consultative Workshop that commenced in the capital on Friday and brought together regulators and respondents would endeavour to help resolve discrepancies and create a better understanding on the ease of doing business in the country. Namibia’s position in the Wor...
By IAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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LONDON – Mais oui! As every French fifth-grade student knows, the Internet was invented in Paris. It was called Minitel, short for Médium interactif par numérisation d’information téléphonique, a network of almost nine million terminals that allowed people and ...
By IAfrica
In Development
Jun 9th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - In 2013 the Social Security Commission’s (SSC) Development Fund committed N$2,5 million towards employment creation in the Ohangwena Region. “The funds are managed by Premiere Investments nr 16 CC, in partnership with the National Youth Council, and the Ohangwena Regional Youth...
By IAfrica
In Finance
Jun 5th, 2014
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“The first year of your baby’s life has certain cost implications, but between the ages of one and three, your toddler comes with its own unique set of costs. They are more social, attending birthday parties and might be going to a playschool or a childcare centre. The best thing you can ...
By IAfrica
In Finance
Jun 5th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Onduuli Investments cc is one of the many new upcoming companies with high aspirations to become one of the successful construction tenderers in the country. New Era’s Tender Reporter, Steven Klukowski, spoke to one of the two shareholders of the company, Chris van Turah, on wh...
By IAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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RUNDU – Sikondo Johannes Kahonzo has swapped his classroom chalk for running his own business. The former headmaster says he quit his job and used his pension and severance package to start a petrol station that earns him more money than working as a teacher. The 54-year-old Kahonzo said he alw...
By IAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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SWAKOPMUND – The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) Swakopmund branch has elected Heinrich Hafeni as its new chairperson during the Annual General Meeting that took place in Swakopmund last week Thursday. The young coastal businessman succeeds Harry //Hoabeb, who served as the chai...
By IAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - Released last week, EY’s survey titled ‘The Namibian Fraud & Corruption Landscape’ shows that 79 percent of Namibian businesses view fraud and corruption as a big risk to their operations. Executive management and risk management staff of 90 Namibian companies were su...