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11 02, 2020

ECONOMIC PULSE 6: MOVING ON SWIFTLY

2020-02-18T11:13:14+00:00 February 11th, 2020|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

Photo Credit:  Susan Nel Photography As February breaks and salaried employees give a collective sigh of relief after a long-awaited January payday, it is worth taking a moment to do a quick recap of 2019 and begin planning for the year ahead. Few would argue that 2019 was a far [...]

11 02, 2020

ECONOMIC PULSE 4: LAYERS OF INVESTING – Where to begin

2020-02-18T11:03:21+00:00 February 11th, 2020|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

The range of options available to investors can often be overwhelming. Where do you even begin? To answer this question it can be useful to break your investment decisions into three simplified layers: 1. The ‘why layer’ tries to establish exactly what your investment objectives are. It attempts to answer the question as to [...]

11 02, 2020

EMBRACING THE IDEA OF GOING FULL DIGITAL

2020-02-11T09:16:32+00:00 February 11th, 2020|NEWS|

Kehad Snydewel - Managing Director of Green Enterprise Solutions By:  Ester Kamati Kehad Snydewel is the managing director of Green enterprise solutions, a company founded in 2010 which provides information and communication technology (ICT) services to Namibian companies and government institutions. The company is owned [...]

10 02, 2020

WHERE EDUCATION MEETS ENTERTAINMENT: UNMISSABLE KIDS’ CONTENT ON DSTV

2020-02-10T10:55:05+00:00 February 10th, 2020|NEWS|

January is over, and we are just getting the hang of February. The kids are back at school, the gyms and roads are full, and everyone is finally back to their daily ways of doing things. With the young ones back at school, the learning doesn’t have to end when the school bell rings- [...]

5 02, 2020

ECONOMIC PULSE 3: INVESTING AGAINST EMOTION

2020-02-18T10:38:45+00:00 February 5th, 2020|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

Reason is probably one of the biggest distinctions between humans and animals. It has given us the ability to learn from different circumstances and to adapt over time. These lessons sit deep in our subconscious minds and instinct / emotions /intuition allows us to react quickly without having to reason ourselves out of every situation, [...]

5 02, 2020

ECONOMIC PULSE 1: NAMIBIA IN RECESSION – HOW WE ENDED HERE

2020-02-18T10:25:36+00:00 February 5th, 2020|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

Until now it had never been difficult to answer this question because the words ‘’forward’’, ‘’onward’’ or ‘’upward’’ were mostly used to describe Namibia’s economic growth and outlook. Until now, the measures of progress showed Namibia improving consistently despite the challenges presented by her geography and complicated history. Real per capita income has increased, unemployment [...]

5 02, 2020

ECONOMIC PULSE 2: CHANGE ON THE HORISON?

2020-02-18T10:27:31+00:00 February 5th, 2020|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

In last month’s issue we unpacked the origins of the current economic crisis gripping Namibia. We recounted the combination of external factors and domestic policy errors that contributed to the economy overheating, which has resulted in the depressed climate we find ourselves in. The latest quarterly GDP update (Q2) from the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) [...]

27 01, 2020

APPRENTICESHIP PROMOTION

2020-01-27T14:24:32+00:00 January 27th, 2020|NEWS|

INTRODUCTION: Since 2013, the NTA has collected training levy funds from industry and now they are able to give a significant amount back in the form of salary support (N$ 30,000.00 per trainee per level per year) and training fee support (N$ 23,600.00 per trainee per level per year) to employers who hire young [...]