COVID-19 kills Hats & Roses

The annual Cancer Association of Namibia Hats & Roses ladies event scheduled for the first Saturday of October in Windhoek, followed by a second production in Swakopmund, is cancelled. CAN CEO, Mr Rolf Hansen, confirmed the cancelation of the annual gala events...

Week in Review | 26 September 2020

In your local headlines this past week, the Ministry of Health and Social Services issued general regulations in terms of the Public and Environmental Health Act, 2015. The guidelines published in Government Gazette number 7342, state that visitors to Namibia must...

The Nedbank for Autism Series heads to the Coast

The Nedbank for Autism Series will commence this weekend after it was essentially put on hold as a means of showing due regard for the national COVID-19 restrictions. The series, which was launched at the beginning of the year to raise awareness and funds for the...

Declining repo rate supports domestic activity

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) have cut the repo rate several times since both countries announced states of emergency, closed borders and locked down schools and businesses to curb the spread of the coronavirus. JG van Graan,...

Be aware of card-not-present fraud

During the COVID-19 lock down, 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 during these challenging...

Debt management during tough times

In 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 percent, after the South African Reserve Bank's interest rate was cut by the same margin in...

Know your summer vegetables

Summer is approaching fast, and this is an opportune time for farmers to get ready forcultivating vegetables. Vegetables get to thrive if planted in the right season at the righttime for optimum yield. When vegetables are grown in the wrong season, a farmer...