PSG had to adapt methodology for Banking Review but Bank Windhoek still came out...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For its annual Banking Review, financial services and investment firm, PSG had to adapt its ranking methodology due to...

Health Ministry receives additional funding for COVID data analysts and public health specialists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The U.S. Embassy, through the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has extended its support to the Ministry...

Brave Warriors jet off to Cameroon for African Nations Championship finals amid COVID-19 pandemic

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Brave Warriors interim coach Bobby Samaria Thursday revealed the 28 Brave Warriors for the upcoming African Nations Championship (CHAN)...

Dam level update on Wednesday 13 January 2021

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   WINDHOEK – FLAT TO LET NEAR CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT One Bedroom flat for single tenant Separate bedroom, separate bathroom, combined kitchen...

Farmers in two minds over predictions of more rain

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Clifton Movirongo. Many farmers are rejoicing over the spate of good rains Namibia has received since late December, but...

Financial resolutions to live by in 2021

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We are often left feeling overwhelmed and guilty from the excessive spending and increased expenses after the holiday season....

Weed control an integral aspect of crop production

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Hanks SaisaiAgribank’s Technical Advisor: Crops & Poultry. Crop production is a form of primary agriculture that provides many households...

There is a distinct possibility that Neckartal may fill up (almost) in the first...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The image above from Namwater shows the surveyed highwater line of the Neckartal Dam. When this new water source...

Brave Warriors ready for African Nations Championships

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). NFA – The Brave Warriors are busy preparing for the 2021 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Finals to be held...

Ex Chalane expected to hit northern parts, warns Meteorological Services

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Clifton Movirongo. Following extensive damage to several road sections in the southern parts of the country, the tropical depression...

African Development Bank Board approves a new Gender Strategy for 2021-2025

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The five-year Gender Strategy recently approved by the Board of Directors will ensure the Bank fulfils its commitment to...

Three tech giants accounted for over 53% of S&P 500 total gains in 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite the unprecedented challenges that rocked the year 2020, the S&P 500 closed with an 18.4% gain on a...

Namibia ready to seize opportunities of the Africa Free Trade Agreement

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The agreement aims to eliminate import tariffs on 97% of goods traded on the continent, as well as address...

Informal settlements plagued by ongoing flash floods as heavy rains pour

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Over 71 households in the informal settlements of Havana and eight in Otjomuise have been affected as the capital...

Credit appetite improves but remains poor

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite cutting interest rates to record lows, payment holidays for borrowers, liquidity relief measures, and loan schemes to encourage...

Windhoek Mayor warns of floods as heavy rains persist

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Clifton Movirongo. The Office of the Mayor has issued flood warnings to the residents of Windhoek as the city...

Schools to reopen late in January as second COVID-19 wave hits

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Clifton Movirongo. Face-to-face learning at all schools is expected to commence on 26 January, the Minister of Education, Arts...

Namibia records 13 COVID-19 related deaths in 24 hrs

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Clifton Movirongo. The Health Minister Hon Dr. Kalumbi Shangula on Wednesday 6 January announced 13 new COVID-19 deaths, as...

Expert bullish on growth in house prices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). FNB Market Researcher, Frans Uusiku remains optimistic about further growth in house prices on the back of the unabated...

Women’s shelter in Windhoek gets financial support to fast-track renovations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Windhoek-based women’s shelter ‘Friendly Haven’ operations have become more difficult; to such an extent that necessary repairs and the...

Two International Labour Organization conventions ratified

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Namibia has deposited the Instruments for Ratification of the two International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Conventions concerning Decent Work for...

Namwater dam bulletin on Monday 04 January 2021 – Neckartal nearing 30%

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A blank space or an (NR) indicates no readings received. An ( e ) indicates that the water level has...

Thought Leadership: Be financially creative over Christmas to avoid a financial hangover in January

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Elzabé Theron, Financial Adviser at Sanlam. This festive season may be less about what you want and more about...

Local medical practitioners introduce self-funding scheme for patients to cover future medical expenses

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A seemingly simple plan to cover the exorbitant costs of medical treatment, is working so well that the medical...