Opinion

Financial resolutions to live by in 2021

3 days ago - 12 January 2021 | Opinion

Windhoek • Jerome NamasebWe are often left feeling overwhelmed and guilty from the excessive spending and increased expenses after the holiday season. As much as we plan our budgets for the year or any event...

Covid-19 and The Triple Bottom Line

4 days ago - 11 January 2021 | Opinion

Windhoek • Natasja Beyleveld The salmon run takes guts and effort, even though the fish knows it will die thereafter. You fight for the survival of your species and for a new life cycle to...

Unmasked ambition and resilience in 2021

4 days ago - 11 January 2021 | Opinion

Windhoek • Llewellyn le HanéIn the New Year’s speech that President Geingob gave to ring in 2021, he reflected on what has been one of the most tumultuous years in modern history. There is not...

Unearthing social responsibility in Namibia’s mining sector

1 month - 09 December 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Fabian ShaanikaThe importance of the mining sector in Namibia and its contribution to our country’s economy can never be underestimated.The sector is an important source of foreign currency earnings as the majority of...

Millennials opt to delay motherhood

1 month - 08 December 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Mauriza FredericksGrowing numbers of millennial women — those between 23 and 39 years old in 2020 — are choosing to only have children later in their lives. The average age of first-time mothers...

Growing importance of the informal market

1 month - 08 December 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Frans UusikuThe economic landscape has evolved and is becoming increasingly characterised by changing consumer tastes and preferences around the consumption of goods and...

Rough diamond that’s ready to sparkle

1 month - 01 December 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Ray Auala JrThe benefits of deep capital markets in emerging economies is known, and a fundamental pillar of this is the bond market.Although...

Small businesses beware!

1 month - 30 November 2020 | Opinion

Quentyn TaylorIn today’s fast-moving society, cybercrime has advanced to a stage where you can expect to hear reports in the media every week about large...

Black Friday: A chance to save or a debt...

1 month - 26 November 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Salom HaidulaAccording to the economic effects of price discounts, a price discount provides a monetary gain, an incentive to encourage consumers to purchase...

Top financial tips for young adults

1 month - 17 November 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Llewellyn WinklerAlthough student debt can be significant, and the desire to take advantage of one's youth can lead to some reckless spending, the...

Teach your kids to manage money

2 months ago - 04 November 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Alna BooysenIn the digital age, parents cannot afford to neglect the crucial responsibility of teaching their kids about managing money. It’s a billboard...

Post-Covid-19 business success – defining the new normal

2 months ago - 03 November 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Sam IkelaApart from the obvious impact of months of lockdown regulations on business turnover and profitability, one of the biggest challenges that faced...

Opinion

Breast cancer: Early detection saves...

2 months ago - 29 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Marjolize ScholtzOctober is breast cancer awareness month and this year it is celebrated under the theme ‘Give Hope. Save Lives.”So far, 2020 has...

Get your mortgage approved like...

2 months ago - 21 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Loide DavidAttempting to purchase a house without a plan in place can be a challenging situation. As a first-time homebuyer, you will need...

In times of trouble, manage...

3 months ago - 14 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Samuel LinyondiThe Bank of Namibia’s latest Economic Outlook expects the Namibian economy to fall into a deeper contraction during 2020, mainly due to...

Business: Create energy amongst your...

3 months ago - 14 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Natasja BeyleveldDuring 2020, we adapted to digital-matter-of-fact at an exponential pace. The fireworks of newly launched online businesses and sales-platforms were cheered on...

Prioritise your mental health

3 months ago - 12 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Marjolize ScholtzWith over 35 million posts tagged #selfcare on Instagram, it’s clear that we’re more aware than ever of the trend to take...

Card fraud on the increase

3 months 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...

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