Monthly Archives: July 2018

18 07, 2018

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S NEW LAW FOR PROTECTING DATA PRIVACY – THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

2018-07-18T09:43:04+00:00 July 18th, 2018|NEWS|

On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force in the EU& 28 member states. The recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal made us realize how important strong data protection rules are for the society as a whole and for the proper functioning of the democratic process. These and other developments have [...]

16 07, 2018

FNB HELPS ENTREPRENEURS NAVIGATE THROUGH HARSH ECONOMIC CLIMATE

2018-07-16T09:10:39+00:00 July 16th, 2018|NEWS|

The NCCI and FNB Namibia recently hosted an entrepreneurship breakfast at the coast under the heading “Navigating through the harsh economic climate”. Mare Steenekamp, Branch Manager at the local FNB Swakopmund Branch explained that the breakfast was aimed at providing a platform for entrepreneurs to discuss issues that were pertinent to them while at [...]

12 07, 2018

FNB NAME CHANGE REFLECTS MULTI-BRANDING

2018-07-12T08:08:40+00:00 July 12th, 2018|NEWS|

FNB Namibia Holding's change of name to FirstRand Namibia Limited is set to reflect the multi-branded structure the group encompasses. The company will issue share certificates for all transactions reflecting the new name this week, while transfers are set for next Monday. This comes after the group sought the approval of its shareholders on [...]

11 07, 2018

OHORONGO & KAPTAU PUSHING TOWARDS 100% LOCAL VALUE ADDITION

2018-07-11T13:27:53+00:00 July 11th, 2018|NEWS|

Ohorongo Cement has entered into an agreement for the supply of locally produced 50kg paper packaging bags with a Namibia owned manufacturing Kaptau Packaging today (10 July 2018). The supply of the cement paper bags is a first for Namibia, as Ohorongo has been sourcing these bags from outside the country since production started [...]

10 07, 2018

QUINTEN POTGIETER NEW CUSTOMER STRATEGY MANAGER AT FNB NAMIBIA

2018-07-10T09:10:33+00:00 July 10th, 2018|NEWS|

FNB Namibia’s marketing division welcomes Quinten Potgieter, new Customer Strategy Manager. Quinten holds an Honours degree in Hospitality and completed his MDP and SMDP from the University of Stellenbosch. “I am looking forward to supporting business to further entrench their customer-centric approaches and meticulously unpacking the current and changing needs of customers to ensure [...]

9 07, 2018

COTA YOUTH CHOIR READY FOR WORLD CHOIR GAMES

2018-07-09T13:28:09+00:00 July 9th, 2018|NEWS|

The College of the Arts (COTA) Youth Choir Namibia will stage a World Choir Games Farewell Concert on Friday, 6 July 2018 at the Pionierspark Dutch Reformed Church in Windhoek, starting at 19h00. The event serves as the farewell concert before they depart for South Africa to participate in the 2018 World Choir Games [...]

5 07, 2018

BANK WINDHOEK SUPPORTS E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

2018-07-05T07:13:44+00:00 July 5th, 2018|NEWS|

Bank Windhoek recently collaborated with Kleentek Waste Management and Scrap Salvage on a reuse and recycle exercise of electronic waste which financially benefitted the Dagbreek School for the Intellectually Impaired. The initiative was facilitated by Recycle Namibia Forum (RFN). Aimed at environmental sustainability in the workplace, the initiative came about when Bank Windhoek requested [...]

3 07, 2018

NAMPOWER ASSISTS PARALYMPIC TEAM TO PARTICIPATE AT BERLIN GRAND PRIX

2018-07-03T10:58:30+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|NEWS|

Nine para-athletes were awarded national colours at a ceremony held on 25 June 2018, ahead of their departure to Berlin, Germany to take part in the 2018 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Grand Prix. The event will run from 30 June to 1 July. NamPower, through its Foundation sponsored the Namibia Paralympic Committee (NPC) with [...]

3 07, 2018

FNB WELCOMES NDAHAMBELELA NDOROMA, FAR NORTH CLUSTER AS AREA MANAGER

2018-07-03T10:14:24+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|NEWS|

Ndahambelela has been appointed as the new Area Manager for the Far North cluster. She holds a BCom from the University of Cape Town and is a Chartered Accountant (registered in Namibia). Ndahambelela has working experience in Operations and Financial Management as well as Business Unit Costing from her previous employer. “I am eager [...]

3 07, 2018

Otjomuru Community Clinic Project

2018-07-03T08:39:59+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|NEWS|

The Pupkewitz Foundation were very humbled by the opportunity to work with Honourable Dr Libertine Amathila on the Otjomuru Community Clinic Project. The building of this clinic and nurses accommodation was a passion project initiated through the vision Dr Libertina Amathila. The clinic was constructed and paid for by the Pupkewitz Foundation as a donation to the [...]