Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

Climate change under the spotlight

SACU arrangement not fair – NCCI

The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has called for greater protection of the country’s fledgling industries that are at the mercy of the big South African companies.
NCCI President Taara Shaanika said his organisation has supported the granting of

Air Namibia held back by NAC

The failure by the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) to develop airport infrastructure is unwittingly putting spanners in Air Namibia’s five-year turn-around strategy in which the airline is hoping to become profitable.
At an air transport conference in South Africa earlier this

Understanding Weather – not predicting -7 June 2013

What happened?
A quite rapid set of mobile synoptics was to be seen just about world-wide, this was not just unique to the Namibian scene. Yet there was a level of consistency in that the mobility revolved around a pattern associated

Improved notes released soon

The Governor of the Bank of Namibia, Ipumbu Shiimi. (Photograph by Lorato Khobetsi)The Bank of Namibia this week announced that it will soon put

Pavement rent

The City of Windhoek says the uncontrolled usage of sidewalks for storage of building materials and for the use of concrete mixers spilling concrete on tarred roads and blocking stormwater systems, is a major concern.
The City Council resolved last week

New face for company registration

The Business Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) hosted a prize-giving ceremony for the official launch of its logo last week. The logo was introduced by the Minister of Trade and Industry Hon. Calle Schlettwein.Replacing the Registrar of Companies,...

Taxi drivers’ strike on again

The Namibian Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has called on its members to go on strike nationwide to show dissatisfaction towards the manner in which the public transport sector is regulated and administered.
NTTU secretary general Werner January said that the