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17
MAY

Week in Review - 18 May 2019

In a week were the news seemed a bit slow there is nonetheless enough to fill a bulletin and then some, find out which of the stories made it in this week.
10
MAY

Week in Review - 11 May 2019

Murders, trials, and state of emergencies in Namibia, voting in South Africa, a mixed week of news from Africa, and some of the international stories you might have missed, and lots more in this week's episode.
03
MAY

Week in Review - 04 May 2019

Army brutality, South African elections, cyclones in Mozambique and the Indian sub-continent, and terror suspects in New Zealand and the United States, along with loads more.
26
APR

Week in Review - 26 April 2019

In this week's episode: Namibia's latest Crop Prospects, Food Security and drought Situation Report does not bode well for farmers, rural and marginalised communities. Mozambique was ravaged by another Cyclone this week. South Africans living abroad get to vote in the national election, IS claims responsibility for Easter attacks in Sri Lanka and NASA's robotic probe measures the first "marsquake".
12
APR

Week in Review - 12 April 2019

In this week's episode: depositions and removal of asylum, the Bank of Namibia left the Repo rate unchanged, rumours of some of Gaddafi's millions being held by Jacob Zuma, news from Zimbabwe, and elections in both Israel and India, all that and of course the groundbreaking photo of a black hole.
05
APR

Week in Review - 06 April 2019

An interesting week in politics, some positive financial news from both Namibia and South Africa, the eventual sentencing in one of South Africa's worst cases of child abuse, and sadly once again people trying to highlight our differences and scapegoat foreigners rather than understanding that we're all in this together.
29
MAR

Week in Review 30 March 2019

This week was riddled with its own economic topsy-turvy, as finance Minister Calle Schlettwein tabled the Appropriation Bill. With everyone chiming in and sharing their discontent with the Civil Wage Bill and the amount allocated to the country's defense ministry drawing an unexpected response from the Rear Admiral himself. The country also lost a King this week. King Elifas died aged 86, and was the King of the Aandonga people. South Africa was frazzled by Bosasa details as well as the former and later President's dealing with their sons' penchant for the lavish lifestyle. The Brits couldn't meet their Brexit deadline and Boeing has left the world with even more un-answered questions. Catch-up with our leading headlines in this week's edition of the Week in Review.
22
MAR

Week in Review 23 March 2019

This week was marred by gruesome accidents, a viscous cyclone, load shedding and sanction but there was also some awesome news. Namibia celebrated 29 years of Independence and was rated as the 119th happiest country in the world. Catch up with this week's news in our review.
08
MAR

Budget Watch 2019 Deficit & Defence Spending

Cirrus Capital economist Rowland Brown explains what to expect in Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein's National budget this year, as Namibia faces a tough economic environment & a contracting economy. This is Part 3 of a three part podcast that will aid the understanding of our current economic predicament! This Episode focuses on Namibia’s deficit and defence spending. It also answers if government’s defence spending is holding the economy back. Brown has previously worked at the Central Bank, a commercial bank and in National Planning in Government. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
08
MAR

Budget Watch 2019 Expenditure & Bloated Wage Bill

Cirrus Capital economist Rowland Brown explains what to expect in Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein's National budget this year, as Namibia faces a tough economic environment & a contracting economy. This is Part 2 of a three part podcast that will aid the understanding of our current economic climate! This Episode focuses on Namibia’s expenditure, which includes interest rates, pensions and grants, capital projects, SOE's and the government wage bill. Brown has previously worked at the Central Bank, a commercial bank and in National Planning in Government. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
08
MAR

Week in Review - 09 March 2019

Water bills and required water savings, more awards for Namibia but more pain for South Africans, legal issues in South Africa and France, and some medical news to end it all off.

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