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Month: February 2015

National maize stocks hit low

Only a third of the country’s total cereal demand will be met from local production due to poor rainfall in the dryland maize production triangle of Otavi, Tsumeb and Grootfontein. Exacerbating the situation is the further...

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MTC 3rd most expensive operator

A report released by The Research ICT Africa Network has found that Namibian cellphone subscribers pay nine times more than their Kenyan counterparts for pre-paid packages. Additionally, the study found that subscribers of the...

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Weather 27 February 2015

What HappenedThe combination of low pressure and unstable, tropical air produced some spectacular rainfall results this week, showing just what is possible on a localised scale, when conditions are right. An anti-cyclonic low...

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Abundance for all. Not if, but how?

Analysts working only on the United States economy are pointing out that while the unemployment rate has receded to within target levels, the effective hourly wage rate has decreased with the result that employed Americans are...

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Stronger balance sheet in trying times

Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas has managed to strengthen its balance sheet against a background of depressed oil prices. More surprisingly, while major oil producers are putting their exploratory projects on ice, Eco Atlantic will...

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Ask the right questions

The Economist Businesswoman Club held their first networking breakfast of the year on 20 February  at the Thuringerhof Hotel. The guest speaker for the morning was Dr Gustav Gous an international speaker and trainer. The topic...

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