Desmond P van Heerden


State-Owned Returns

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:45
During Trustco’s Results Presentation keynote, Dr Quinton van Rooyen revealed a very telling statistic about the Namibian economy – namely that 58% of the net worth of the top 30 companies reporting public financial information in Namibia is owned by government.

The State of Trade

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:30
No country in the world stands independent from its neighbours. Over the last century, a web of trade has developed between countries, and it is largely responsible for the economic development we’ve seen, due to the economic theory of comparative advantage.

A Tested Truth

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:30
Ever since the election of President Donald Trump, there has been a prevalence of terms such as ‘fake news’, and ‘alternative facts.’ These concepts are treated as quite valid by most of the media, when they are anything but.

Drug of Choice

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 09:45
If you had to take a guess as to which drug causes the most harm in our country, what would it be? This drug has toxic effects on the user’s organs and tissues, impairs physical coordination and cognition and affects the user’s perception and behaviour.

The Grand Finale

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 09:15
On 26 April 2017, at 2 am Pacific Daylight Time, the Grand Finale began. The spacecraft Cassini started its first dive into the space between Saturn and its magnificent rings – the first of 22 such dives it will perform before finally crashing into that remote planet.