Opinion

Card fraud on the increase

1 week ago - 17 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Riaan ViljoenDuring the lockdown, a whole new generation of users discovered the joys and convenience of online shopping.Worldwide, online debit or credit card fraud, better known as card-not-present (CNP) fraud, has increased exponentially,...

Be our guest and be your own host

2 weeks ago - 15 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Jurgen IsaacsWe sit behind our computer, tablets and other devices all day. Creating documents, doing projects, sending out quotes and all matter of other things that are part and parcel of our working...

Safeguarding our children’s mental health

2 weeks ago - 14 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Ayesha WentworthLife is tough, no doubt about it. Just assess your own life and all the things that are thrown at you on a daily basis, not even mentioning what we are all...

Managing your debt the easy way

2 weeks ago - 11 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Loide DavidIn August, the Bank of Namibia (BoN) cut its benchmark interest rate by another 25 basis points (BPS), a standard unit of measure for interest rates, to a record low of 3.75%...

No going back to old way of schooling

2 weeks ago - 11 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Prateek KhareWith the reopening of schools around the country, there are many questions in the minds of every stakeholder of the education sector, be it teachers, parents, the students or even the management....

Is your testament up to date?

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Paulina ElifasCrises have one thing in common: crucial decisions matter. One lesson we continue to learn as we fight Covid-19, is the significance...

An argument for cannabis

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Angela Prusa2020 is slowly coming to an end. As I reflect on the Cannabis Journey in Namibia, I want to share the following:...

To truly develop Namibia

4 weeks ago - 31 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Llewellyn le HanéWe talk a good game as Namibians, but we are prone to not embracing real change. A small shift here, a...

When the going gets tough…

1 month - 27 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Sidney HansteinTeam Namibia member Outsourcing Solutions, a locally owned company that specialises in tailoring world-class human resource services to the needs of Namibian...

Be the CEO of your finances

1 month - 27 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Ester KaliAs we draw to an end of women’s month, allow us to reflect the importance of women when it comes to her...

Entrepreneurs should not travel alone

1 month - 20 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Melkies AusikuThere’s an African saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”.Although bit of...

The politics of bandwidth, skills, futurists and realists

1 month - 19 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Natasja BeyleveldEven though the global mobile phone penetration is over 95%, we still need to understand what connects people, and what they are...

Opinion

Why supporting local can change...

1 month - 11 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Jurgen IsaacsNamibia is often accused of being a backwater, along with the phrase “We can’t have nice things because we live in Namibia”.Well,...

The benefits of home ownership

1 month - 10 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Loide DavidWhen is the best time to purchase a home? Early in our career or when your finances stabilise? What are the benefits...

Keep the kids moving

1 month - 10 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Ayesha WentworthRunning, jumping and any form of exercise is a gateway to a healthy life for children of all ages, just as a...

The D’s of a post-Covid-19...

1 month - 05 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Floris BerghHave we seen the bottom? It appears so.The National Statistics Agency (NSA) released a set of six sectoral indices with data to...

Work - life balance vs...

1 month - 03 August 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Retuura BallottiWork - life integration means intertwining what you consider “life” or “personal” areas with “work”. It is not the same as work...

Coping with financial anxiety

2 months ago - 28 July 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Alna BooysenCovid-19 has led to many people struggling with financial anxiety and high stress levels due to mounting expenses, reduced household income and...

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