Monthly Archives: April 2024

29 04, 2024

CAPRICORN CORNER BECOMES 1ST OPERATIONAL BUILDING IN NAMIBIA TO RECEIVE IFC’S EDGE ADVANCED GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION

2024-05-20T14:14:22+00:00 April 29th, 2024|NEWS, THE GREEN ECONOMY|

MEDIA RELEASE On 28 March 2024, The Capricorn Corner building, Capricorn Group's state-of-the-art office facilities in Klein Windhoek, earned EDGE Advanced green building certification, the green building certification from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. The certification, presented by EDGE certification partner - Green Business Building Certification [...]

24 04, 2024

NAVIGATING RISK IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

2024-05-20T14:16:42+00:00 April 24th, 2024|NEWS|

Thought Leadership article: by Horst Simon, Business Risk Officer, Capricorn Group Sub-Saharan Africa, home to diverse cultures, abundant resources, and dynamic economies, is a region of immense potential. However, amidst its promise lies a landscape fraught with risks that demand attention and initiative-taking strategies. From political instability and security threats to environmental vulnerabilities and health [...]

24 04, 2024

UNAM STUDENTS LEAD THE CHARGE IN ORAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH

2024-05-20T14:18:26+00:00 April 24th, 2024|NEWS|

In the spirit of fostering a healthier community, the University of Namibia’s School of Dentistry, along with the Dental Students Association of Namibia, marked World Oral Health Day through an impactful community outreach initiative. This year’s theme, “Happy Mouth, Happy Body,” resonated across the activities held recently, emphasising the deep connection between oral health and [...]

23 04, 2024

MULTICHOICE NAMIBIA HOSTS MASTERCLASS WITH SOUTH AFRICAN FILMMAKER MUNEERA SALLIES

2024-05-20T14:20:12+00:00 April 23rd, 2024|NEWS|

…female filmmakers inspired “own their professional space” MultiChoice Namibia teamed up with famed South African director, producer and KykNET commissioning editor, Muneera Sallies, to host a masterclass for women in the local film and tv industry, themed: ‘owning your professional space’. Muneera Sallies has been part of the MultiChoice Namibia local content project Ombura, as [...]

8 04, 2024

UNVEILING THE FISCAL LANDSCAPE OF NAMIBIA

2024-04-11T08:43:04+00:00 April 8th, 2024|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

Economic Pulse Namibia’s annual budgetary process is a crucial aspect of the country’s economic planning and fiscal management. In previous years, the government has presented comprehensive budgets aimed at addressing key national priorities, fostering economic growth and ensuring the wellbeing of its citizens. This year, the Namibian FY2024/25 budget is anchored on three policy pillars: [...]

8 04, 2024

CONNECTING SOUTHERN AFRICA TO THE REST OF THE WORLD

2024-04-08T09:25:58+00:00 April 8th, 2024|NEWS|

OMAKE MOMENT with the Namibia Trade Network Have you ever wondered how all the products end up on the store shelves we visit? It’s a bit like raising a child – it takes community effort. Similarly, moving goods to and from Namibia involves multiple communities and leaders working together to manage the transportation routes across [...]

5 04, 2024

EMPOWERING NAMIBIA’S FUTURE

2024-04-08T09:26:32+00:00 April 5th, 2024|NEWS|

Debmarine Namibia's 2024 Bursary Awards Spark Brilliance in Education and Beyond Bursaries are an important component of widening participation in higher education. Debmarine Namibia, through its commitment to education, capacity and skills development, is empowering Namibia’s future leaders. The recipients of the Debmarine Namibia bursaries for the 2024 academic year were recently announced, once again [...]