Economics

Home budgeting lessons from lockdown

2 weeks 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 be challenging for those whose credit extends beyond their monthly...

How agent fees can lead to a bigger profit

1 month - 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 home for full value in these economic conditions will be...

Budget and more in the spotlight

1 month - 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 who continue to embark on fighting Covid-19 as a united...

Rental market rebounds after two years

2 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 Research Manager Frans Uusiku says that the Covid-19 lockdown is...

Pay less for motor insurance

3 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 assist and provide much-needed support to our clientele through these...

Repo rate lowest yet

3 months ago - 16 April 2020 | Economics

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia (BoN) announced a reduction of the repo rate by 100 basis points to 4.25% in...

Another N$5 million for pandemic

3 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 option – Shidhudhu

3 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

4 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

4 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 panic

4 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

5 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...

Economics

GIPF improves processing of claims...

8 months ago - 26 November 2019 | Economics

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) announced the fund’s solution upgrade from the Horizon solution to the Document Management Solution (DMS).DMS is a workflow solution...

What Monopoly can teach us...

8 months ago - 11 November 2019 | Economics

Purchasing your first home can be very intimidating, which is why it can be helpful to think of the process in more familiar terms.According RE/MAX’s...

October fuel price unchanged

10 months ago - 01 October 2019 | Economics

Fuel prices for October remain unchanged, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.In a media statement released this afternoon, the ministry said that in...

Hey millennials, listen up!

10 months ago - 12 September 2019 | Economics

About 30 years ago, purchasing property was a no-brainer. However, millennials have been taught to question everything, including whether real estate is the best investment...

Three mistakes home sellers can...

11 months ago - 09 September 2019 | Economics

There are various pitfalls that can be easily avoided when it comes to selling your property for your full asking price.According to Adrian Goslett of...

Building a credit score when...

1 year - 30 June 2019 | Economics

Anyone who longs for the days of being in their 20s and early 30s is forgetting one key factor: you were probably broke beyond hope.These...

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