SPECTATOR magazine is new to the Namibian shelves. With a mere 3 issues behind us, with this one being issue 4. Hence, I’ve thought this is an ideal opportunity to formally introduce SPECTATOR to you.
WHO IS SPECTATOR SPECTATOR is a magazine, owned by the ADESSUS Publications cc, which is publicised on the 10th of every month. The magazine’s content is subdivided into three main subject matters, including:
Finance, Investments and Tax
Environmental awareness & Green Living
Wellness, Travel & Family
SPECTATOR is a magazine for reading. We follow a strict policy in which we have a fixed ratio of content versus advertisements. The more ads are placed, the more articles need to be written. Thus we strongly encourage businesses, companies and individuals to contact us to place, research and/or write an article on your business, service and/or product.
DIVIDENDS & TAXES
As of 1 April 2012, the Secondary Tax on Companies (STC) in South Africa was replaced by the dividend withholding tax (DWT), which has implications for all Namibians with a shareholding in companies (private and public) or close corporations registered in South Africa. READ MORE
SPECTATOR magazine is new to the Namibian shelves. With a mere 3 issues behind us, with this one being issue 4. Hence, I’ve thought this is an ideal opportunity to formally introduce SPECTATOR to you.READ MORE
Just thinking about finances is a hair raising experience for many people, and the fact is, it shouldn’t be. You should know your own financial status and you should have at least a good basic understanding of investments and investment products.
I personally believe that the nine months a girl spends in her mom’s womb should be put to better use. Why not take this time to thoroughly prepare, or at least try and prepare her for what is referred to as the “joys” of womanhood.
RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP
In our April issue we briefly touched on the topic of responsibilities pertaining to owning a dog. These animals depend on us for, at minimum, food and shelter, and deserve much more. READ MORE
WORLD'S MOST POISONOUS SCORPION
Wild Things is a new BBC America series produced by Cream Productions and Wildfire Television in association with OLN and Channel 5. This series owes its popularity to the actor Dominic Monaghan. You may know Monaghan better as Charlie Pace in Lost or the hobbit Meriadoc Brandybuck in Lord of the Rings.
THE HOLE OF DEPRESSION
It’s more than just a bout of blues and it’s not a weakness. It’s probably one of the most misunderstood medical conditions that affect how you feel, think and behave and it can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. Yet, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
We Namibians have become so accustomed to the many stars at night that we have started taking it for granted. Sure, we “ooh” and “ah” when we look up at the sky when in the veld and we still wish upon shooting stars. Tourists, however stand in awe when they gaze upon the immense beauty of it all. READ MORE
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE MONTH DON JAKO KOTZE
This month we celebrate fashion with Don Jaco Kotzé of Donjakó Designs. Don Jaco Kotzé is a former student of Academia Secondary School. He used to sit in classes such as Mathematics and Biology, supposedly listening and paying attention when really he was dreaming of the day he would finish school. The day that his doodles of sparkling eveningwear on the back of old school books, would become a reality.
SPECTATOR focuses on a Parastatal company every month, with the aim of making Namibians aware of which institutes in Namibia is responsible for what. Have you ever wondered who in the Gorvernment is responsible for Road works or how do they know where the potholes are and how it get fixed so quickly?
CHRISTINA SWART AIDS ORPHAN FOUNDATION TRUST
HIV/AIDS is no stranger to Namibians. This is a global problem fought by many organisations. In Namibia there are currently about 83,000 orphans (children ages 0-17) of which 75% are AIDS orphans. These statistics are estimated to remain unchanged or grow until 2021. READ MORE