Economics

What lies ahead for the real estate market?

1 month - 08 December 2020 | Economics

As we near the end of an unprecedented year, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Adrian Goslett, looks ahead and predicts yet another year of mixed results as we continue to navigate...

Rent prices slip back into negative territory

1 month - 19 November 2020 | Economics

The FNB Residential Rental Index shows that the 12-month moving average growth in rent prices took a dip of -1.3% at the end of September 2020.This brings the national weighted average rent to N$7 091...

Tax relief: The fine print

2 months ago - 10 November 2020 | Economics

In a media release on 4 November 2020, the Ministry of Finance announced a relief to taxpayers with outstanding balances, with effect from 1 February 2021. The relief is aimed at supporting Namibian citizens and...

Repo rate remains unchanged

2 months ago - 21 October 2020 | Economics

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) announced that the repo rate would remain unchanged at 3.75%, governor Johannes !Gawaxab said at the Monetary Policy Announcement in the capital on Wednesday.!Gawaxab said that it remains appropriate to...

GIPF invests in home-grown asset management companies

2 months ago - 21 October 2020 | Economics

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) announced the introduction of its incubation assets management programme, which commenced in 2019.The programme aims to address the need for active beneficial participation of Namibian professionals in the asset...

GIPF says investments safe

4 months ago - 17 September 2020 | Economics

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) said that it is aware of the de-registration of the Baobab Capital (Pty) Ltd (the fund manager) and Baobab...

GIPF shares info on local investment ecosystem

4 months ago - 01 September 2020 | Economics

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) recently held a half day workshop in the capital to educate media practitioners on the investment ecosystem and to...

Home budgeting lessons from lockdown

5 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Economics

If lockdown has taught us anything, it is the importance of sticking to a budget and having emergency savings available should the unforeseen happen.This can...

How agent fees can lead to a bigger profit

6 months ago - 08 July 2020 | Economics

The impact of Covid has been felt across all sectors of the economy, resulting in high levels of unemployment and reduced household income levels.Selling a...

Budget and more in the spotlight

7 months ago - 18 June 2020 | Economics

Finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi said that he is content with the response he has seen from all Namibians from both the private and public sector...

Rental market rebounds after two years

8 months ago - 18 May 2020 | Economics

The FNB Rental Index for the first quarter of 2020 shows that overall residential rent prices rebounded from a two-year negative growth territory.However, FNB Market...

Pay less for motor insurance

9 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Economics

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hollard Namibia announced a 20% premium reduction to all motor policyholders for the month of May 2020.“This aims to...

Economics

Another N$5 million for pandemic

9 months ago - 14 April 2020 | Economics

The Capricorn Group announced a N$5 million contribution to the nationwide efforts to help address some of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.Specific areas...

Suspending income tax not an...

9 months ago - 14 April 2020 | Economics

Suspending income tax to ease the burden of Covid-19 is not an option at this stage, says ministry of finance spokesperson, Tonateni Shidhudhu.His statement comes...

RFLAUN pension payouts to continue

9 months ago - 27 March 2020 | Economics

The Retirement Fund for Local Authorities and Utility Services in Namibia (RFLAUN) has implemented operational measures to promote business continuity during the Khomas and Erongo...

‘Retain employees’ - Shinguadja

9 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Economics

The executive director in the ministry of labour, industrial relations and employment creation, Bro-Mathew Shinguadja, called on employers not to retrench, force employees to resign...

Retailers say no need to...

9 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Economics

Management of food stores in Namibia agree: There is no need to panic since there are various measures in place to ensure that the country...

Hope springs eternal

10 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Economics

The current weak economic situation can be turned around by making smart policy choices and appointing capable and competent leaders, High-Level Panel on the Namibian...

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