Calle Schlettwein

#BusinessToday | Namibia's construction sector expected to recover in 2018

by editor1 / Sep 28, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein announced that Namibia's construction sector will be on a recovery trajectory as of 2018.

Government maintains downgrading of Namibia's credit worthiness unrealistic

by editor1 / Aug 15, 2017 / 0 comments

The government maintains the downgrading of Namibia's credit worthiness to junk status, is not realistic.

Finance Minister authorises over N$200 million for medical services provided to civil servants

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has announced the authorisation of over N$200 million, to pay for medical services provided to PSEMAS members. The payment could be authorised after an investigation by the ministry, in collaboration with the association of medical providers, was completed.

Schlettwein tables N$62,5 billion budget

by editor / Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Finance Minister has tabled what he calls a more than "tightening of the fiscal purse" for the 2017/2018 financial year.

Government investigates suspected fraudulent medical aid claims

by editor / Mar 03, 2017 / 0 comments

The Government will not honour fraudulent claims made to the Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS).

No evidence of local banks' involvement in global currency-exchange manipulation

by editor / Mar 02, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says there is no evidence yet to prove whether banks operating in Namibia are directly involved in the foreign currency exchange manipulation case which has seen South African banks among those implicated.

Sourcing power from abroad increases risk to the economy - Schlettwein

by editor / Feb 25, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says sourcing power from neighbouring countries is no longer a safe option as this increases risk to the economy.

Schlettwein says Namibia should get energy self-sufficient

by editor / Feb 23, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says buying-power from neighbouring countries is not very safe anymore. He cautions that Namibia should get more self-sufficient, fast.

Namibia's economy to recover in two to three years

by editor / Feb 21, 2017 / 0 comments

Namibia's economy is expected to recover in the next two to three years from its current slump.

Finance Minister urges SOEs to stop relying on government bailouts

by editor / Feb 20, 2017 / 0 comments

Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has called on State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to strategise their operations in a way that would positively support Namibia's debt-ridden economy.

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