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Society And its Discontents

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Namibian political leaders ignore the slow burn in socity at their Own peril. The air is alive with the sounds of discontent and woebegone those who think it a temporary phenomenon. At this very moment, a ... Read More


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You Shall Know Them By Their Playlists

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Let’s not feel sorry for Donald Trump. It really is rather telling that no artist wants to let him use their music at his rallies. As soon as he filled his pre-speech playlist with Rolling Stones’ ... Read More


Month In Review

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Month In Review-May 2016

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

BUSINESS > Government signed a new agreement with de Beers for the beneficiation of namdeb holdings’ diamonds. the value of the diamonds made available for local processing will be n$67 billion over the next decade. > ... Read More


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The Wide View

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Global news affecting business in Namibia. CLEAVER TAKES OVER AMID FRAGILITY Global mining company Anglo American Plc has appointed Bruce Cleaver as Chief Executive of its unit, De Beers, after previous CEO Philippe Mellier stepped down. ... Read More


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Harambee Bellwether

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

This month will show whether the administratin’s push for implementation under the new development plan has yielded any results, writes MAX WEYLANDT The best part of the Harambee Prosperity Plan is an inconspicuous table contained on ... Read More


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Seeking More by Taking a different Tack

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

with the Harambee prosperity plan and ndp4 underperformance lOOming large, government has commenced the drafting of the next national development plan, writes Brigitte Weidlich. The National Planning Commission (NPC) will thankfully revert back to broad consultations ... Read More


Economics

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The Case For Evidence

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

state authorities need to tone down the impulse to rattle off economic interventions and should first focus on doing a lot of research about the entrepreneurial space, argues FREDERICO LINKS The re-emergence of the New/National Equitable ... Read More


Governance

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Making a Mockery of Accountability

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

On March 21 this year a deadline quietly passed. That Thursday, according to the Electoral Act enacted in late 2014, statements detailing the assets and liabilities of Namibian political parties should have been made available to ... Read More


Fact Check

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POURING COLD WATER ON A ONCE RED-HOT SEcTOR

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Bleak prospects apparently face the construction sector as the critical water situation in the central parts of the country starts to bite. For the longest time it seemed as if the good times would just keep ... Read More


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Recycling Could Mean Business

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Namibia produces about 3,000 tonnes of residential waste daily with about two-thirds being recyclable material, but High waste collection costs Hamper job creation and income generation for small enterprises, reports  BRIGITTE WEIDLICH June 5 is World ... Read More


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