Monthly Archives: September 2020

22 09, 2020

IS YOUR WILL UP TO DATE? IF NOT, DO IT TODAY

2020-09-22T13:31:58+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|NEWS|

By Bank Windhoek’s Wills Administrator, Paulina Elifas Crises have one thing in common: crucial decisions matter. One lesson we continue to learn as we fight COVID-19, is the significance of being prepared for any eventualities. COVID-19 has also taught us that a well-thought out plan is essential in life; it allows us to adapt [...]

22 09, 2020

MULTICHOICE ANNOUNCES A NEW WAY TO KEEP VIEWERS INFORMED

2020-09-22T13:14:52+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|NEWS|

PRESS RELEASE:  Windhoek, Namibia, 22 September 2020 MultiChoice is continually striving to create innovative ways to offer customers the best service. Therefore, we are pleased to announce a launch of Enhanced Decoder Notification (EDN) functionality which aims to address communication issues for subscribers and take the admin out of TV viewing, so consumers can [...]

22 09, 2020

TALKING POINTS 100 DAYS IN OFFICE: GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF NAMIBIA – MR. JOHANNES !GAWAXA

2020-09-22T12:07:19+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|NEWS|

PRESS RELEASE:  Thursday, 17 September 2020 Windhoek Good morning, Firstly, I would like to thank you all for joining this media conference, organised to mark the first 100 days in office of the 6th Governor. The platform is created to allow me an opportunity to share the [...]

21 09, 2020

DEVELOPMENT BANK SHOWCASES SKILLS-BASED FINANCE FOR YOUNG ARTISAN

2020-09-21T09:06:46+00:00 September 21st, 2020|NEWS|

Photo Caption: Rens Shilongo a young artisan and owner of automotive enterprise Mekemo Trading received skills-based finance for young artisans to purchase tools and equipment that will assist it to expand its business. The company employs four mechanics and two panel beaters. [...]

14 09, 2020

MEAT FLASH – 4 September 2020

2020-09-14T10:13:47+00:00 September 14th, 2020|NEWS|

THE MEAT BOARD STATISTICS SHOWS AFTER 2019 DROUGHT The latest Meat Board of Namibia statistics shows disturbing consequences of the 2019 drought around livestock marketing during 2020. On a year to year basis ending July 2020, total marketing of cattle decreased by 39%. The export abattoirs slaughtered 56% fewer cattle, while live cattle exports [...]

14 09, 2020

SOFTENING HOUSE PRICES SEEN IN SECOND QUARTER

2020-09-14T09:54:41+00:00 September 14th, 2020|NEWS|

Photo Caption: Frans Uusiku, FNB Market Research Manager 08 September 2020: The second quarter FNB Residential property report highlights the fact that the House Price Index was down 2.7% from the second quarter of 2019 to the second quarter of 2020 while the national weighted average house price is now recorded at [...]

14 09, 2020

FIRSTRAND NAMIBIA REMAINS STRONG, RESILIENT & WELL-POSITIONED

2020-09-14T09:23:32+00:00 September 14th, 2020|NEWS|

Oscar Capelao, FirstRand Namibia Chief Financial Officer MEDIA RELEASE:  10 September 2020 FirstRand Namibia Limited today announced its financial results for the year ending 30 June 2020, on the back of one of the greatest health threats of a generation - one that greatly [...]

8 09, 2020

OLD MUTUAL LAUNCHES NEW CUSTOMISED INSURANCE PROPOSITION

2020-09-08T08:24:45+00:00 September 8th, 2020|NEWS|

The evolution of Old Mutual offerings and engagements with customers is centred around targeted solutions where the needs, aspirations and behaviour of customers take centre stage. This is why Old Mutual Namibia launched its new personal cover solution, which allows each customer to build their cover to suit their lifestyle and their budget.  This [...]

8 09, 2020

RISK MITIGATION AS THE KEY TO UNLOCKING OPPORTUNITIES

2020-09-10T08:57:24+00:00 September 8th, 2020|NEWS|

Article By: Tuliikeni Ndadi, Mining Engineer at Standard Bank Namibia It is widely known that the mining industry is risky, faced with disruptions from both within and outside of the mine site boundaries. Along with the conventional risks such as identification and replacement of reserves, volatile commodity prices, and access to capital, [...]

8 09, 2020

COST MANAGEMENT VITAL TO MITIGATE COVID-19 IMPACT ON FARMING OPERATION

2020-09-08T07:21:33+00:00 September 8th, 2020|NEWS|

Article By:  Gerhard Mukuahima, Head of Agribusiness  The outbreak of Covid-19 across the globe is presenting a unique set of challenges to industries and causing severe disruption to global value chains, says Standard Bank’s Head of Agribusiness, Gerhard Mukuahima.  He adds that this is especially true in relation to agriculture, raising [...]