Fear and contemplation are the enemies of progress

There might be something that you have always wanted to do, but days after days you keep contemplating it because you are afraid it will not work out based on your past experience. You might be in the middle of a big project, writing exams, or looking for a job but you are stressed and

Business & Finance


Sanlam Namibia begins using PoS system

WINDHOEK – In an effort to provide additional convenience to its clients, Sanlam Namibia Holdings officially began using a point of sales (PoS) system at its branches in Windhoek, Oshakati, Walvis Bay and Ondangwa and with its mobile van. Sanlam initiated an agreement with Bank Windhoek for the purpose of accepting and processing Visa/MasterCard transactions


Forstering entrepreneurship – Fuelling your internal fire

THE core of entrepreneurship lies in the heart, and I hope that after you have read this column, you will be able to allow those around you, or at least give them a chance, to see your heart. When I say “fuelling your internal fire of entrepreneurship” I want to remind each of my loyal


Your money and your toddlers

“The first year of your baby’s life has certain cost implications, but between the ages of one and three, your toddler comes with its own unique set of costs. They are more social, attending birthday parties and might be going to a playschool or a childcare centre. The best thing you can do is to


Unam students barred from hostel over debt

By Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK- Some University of Namibia (Unam) students who live in the hostels say they are stranded and have to endure the freezing winter cold by squatting around the campus without proper accommodation. Most of the affected students who are Namibia Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) loanholders said the fund did not give



Katutura Expo was fun

From left are Uapato Nguvauva, Keri Kangutjinazo, Uerimuna Tjozongoro and Rakoo Nguvauva at the Katutura Expo that ended last weekend.  The fourth Katutura Expo 2014 was lauded as a resounding success by the event organisers, attracting more than 10 000 visitors. The expo featured local and regional products with crafts, small and large livestock exhibitions



Youths invited to apply for exchange programmes

WINDHOEK- The International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences, AIESEC Namibia is urging all interested Namibian youths to feel free to apply for internship through, or Facebook @ AIESEC Namibia before six O’clock on November 14. This is for the 2014 intake starting in December this year. The exchange programmes include

Court & Crime

Bank loses to client

WINDHOEK – It remains something that anyone who has ever had business dealings with a bank will savour – a bank losing out to a customer. In the present instance Standard Bank lost to a customer who took them to court after they did what banks do best – lose your money and refuse to