Economics

RFLAUN pension payouts to continue

6 days 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 lockdown amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.In a statement, the RFLAUN said...

‘Retain employees’ - Shinguadja

1 week 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 or take unpaid leave during this time of extraordinary measures...

Retailers say no need to panic

1 week 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 will not run out of food.According to Eugene van Wyngaard,...

Hope springs eternal

1 month - 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 Economy chairman, Johannes !Gawaxab said.Submitting the panel’s second and final...

Housing market remains stable

1 month - 21 February 2020 | Economics

The rental market continues to bottom-out although at a moderate pace. In effect, the FNB Rental Index as at December 2019 shows a contraction of 0.8% - reflecting a steep improvement from a contraction of...

GIPF improves processing of claims and benefits

4 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 about real estate

4 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

6 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!

6 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 avoid

6 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 you're broke

9 months ago - 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...

Financing a second home

9 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Economics

Most repeat buyers rely on the equity from the sale of their first home to finance their new home. However, the process of cancelling one...

Economics

Cash for the community

11 months ago - 14 April 2019 | Economics

Benefit distributions in the communal conservancies come in different forms, but often in cash. While there has been criticism of this and of communal conservancies...

Use it or lose it

1 year - 31 March 2019 | Economics

Windhoek • Theodore Stanley We all need to plan for our future and that of our children. Saving for retirement or education is essential,...

The benefits of sustainable investment

1 year - 24 March 2019 | Economics

Windhoek • Claire Hobbs In many first world economies, the effects of global warming continues to manifest as a business reality. In response, the Namibian...

What’s the hype about?

1 year - 17 March 2019 | Economics

A free talk held by the Bank of Namibia about Blockchain Technology, Crypto Currency, FinTech and Cyber Security was a huge success, particularly since these...

Investing in rental markets

1 year - 10 March 2019 | Economics

Student accommodation, lock-up-and-go sectional titles within central business districts, and holiday markets are just a few options savvy real estate investors have ...

New era for ­Inland Revenue

1 year - 02 February 2019 | Economics

As from mid-January next year, taxpayers will be able to submit their tax returns to the Inland Revenue department using the new Integrated Tax Administration...

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