Daily Archives: May 14, 2019

Sanlam staff give back through Mother’s Day campaign

WINDHOEK - Sanlam staff, through their Mother's Day campaign, recently donated items to expecting mothers and newborn babies at the Katutura Maternity Ward. The campaign termed 'From One Mother to the Next', saw the Sanlam staff collect items such

Mali: Displacement figure triples because of violence and military operations

The number of people forced to flee their homes in Mali increased by 360 per cent last year because of violence and military operations, according to a new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC). The

Star Alliance unveils refurbished lounge at Paris Charles de Gaulle

WINDHOEK - Star Alliance has officially completed the refurbishment of its lounge at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport. The 980-square-metre facility offers seating for more than 220 guests and features stylish elements inspired by Parisian design ...

Sluggish economy keeps property prices subdued in early 2019

WINDHOEK � Residential property prices continued to contract during the first quarter of 2019, like they have done since 2018. This is according to the latest FNB House Price Index which recorded a contraction of one percent at the end

Development Budget: Hardap allocated over N$284 million for regional development

WINDHOEK � The Hardap Region had been allocated N$284.7 million for the development budget during the 2019/2020 financial year. As tabled in the national budget by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein, in March this year, the Hardap Region's developme...

Mining can contribute more if policy uncertainties are addressed – Kasete

WINDHOEK � The local mining sector has the potential to contribute more to the country's socio-economic development if government can address all policy and regulatory uncertainties facing the industry, specifically the non-deductibility of royalties i...

Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough

Hundreds of Mozambicans were killed and thousands made homeless recently by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. Almost immediately, there were reports of a sadly familiar story: women being forced to trade sex for food by local community leaders distributing ai...