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8 10, 2021

DEVELOPMENT BANK OFFERS FINANCE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

2021-10-08T10:32:17+00:00 October 8th, 2021|NEWS|

DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi The Development Bank of Namibia has announced a facility to finance climate change adaptation, bolstering its long track record of finance with beneficial environmental and social initiatives. Explaining the facility, DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi said it provides an affordable and tailored financing solution for climate and environmental friendly projects. [...]

8 10, 2021

FIM & NAMFISA ACTS GAZETTED: LEGISLATIVE REFORMS SEEKS TO BENEFIT INDUSTRY & CONSUMERS

2021-10-08T10:38:22+00:00 October 8th, 2021|NEWS|

MEDIA RELEASE: 05 OCTOBER BER 2021 NAMFISA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kenneth S. Matomola says, the Financial Institutions and Markets (FIM) and the NAMFISA Acts have officially been signed off by the Head of State and have been published in the Government Gazette. Now that the FIM Act is published [...]

28 09, 2021

WHEN LIFE GIVES US LEMONS…

2021-09-28T09:18:47+00:00 September 28th, 2021|NEWS|

By:  Heidi Burmeister-Nel Heidi Burmeister-Nel is a registered Clinical Psychologist practising in Windhoek and in Outjo. She completed both her M.A. Clinical Psychology and M.Th. Clinical Pastoral Care degrees at the University of Stellenbosch and has been in private practice for more than 16 years. Apart from her private practice she consults for corporate [...]

14 09, 2021

CULTURE LEAD: UNDERSTANDING ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE

2021-09-14T09:04:55+00:00 September 14th, 2021|NEWS|

By: Lorelle Viljoen Citizenship Architect: Sustainability (Capricorn Group Human Capital and Citizenship) Organisational culture is the underlying beliefs, assumptions, values, and ways of interacting that contribute to an organisation’s unique social and psychological environment. Basically, organisational culture is the personality of the organisation. Culture is one of those terms that is difficult to express [...]

14 09, 2021

FIRSTRAND NAMIBIA ANNOUNCES ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS

2021-09-14T08:48:17+00:00 September 14th, 2021|NEWS|

Deeply invested in Namibia’s wellbeing 10 September 2021 FirstRand Namibia Limited  announced its financial results for the year ending 30 June 2021, reflecting an extremely difficult operating environment, with normalised earnings decreasing. Oscar Capelao, FirstRand Namibia Chief Financial Officer commented: “Post the beginning of lockdown in March 2020, underlying customer income and affordability in all [...]

6 09, 2021

NAM-MIC FINANCIAL SERVICES HOLDINGS APPOINTS NICOL-WILSON AS CEO

2021-09-06T10:05:29+00:00 September 6th, 2021|NEWS|

2 September 2021 MEDIA RELEASE On Wednesday, 1 September 2021, Nam-Mic Financial Services Holdings’ Board of Directors announced the appointment of Verile Nicol-Wilson as Designate Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 1 July 2021. An avid, robust strategist and business development expert, Nicol-Wilson will take over the reins from long [...]

20 08, 2021

DBN MOOTS NATIONAL EQUITY FUND AS BOOST FOR BUSINESS RECOVERY

2021-08-20T10:08:52+00:00 August 20th, 2021|NEWS|

DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi The onset of Covid-19, 18 months ago, has led to vulnerability on the part of some enterprises. Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO Martin Inkumbi suggests that one solutions can be found in equity finance through a national equity fund for qualifying enterprises currently experiencing headwinds, but with potential [...]

17 08, 2021

5 ELEMENTS TO CONSIDER TO ENSURE YOUR ‘WORK FROM HOME’ DEVICES ARE ADEQUATELY COVERED

2021-08-17T09:22:34+00:00 August 17th, 2021|NEWS|

As the new normal requires people to continue working from home, one needs to take the time to review their portable work devices and ensure that they are adequately insured from theft or unforeseen damage. The awareness around the need for insurance, both in one’s professional and personal capacity has increased tenfold since the [...]

27 07, 2021

COLLABORATION IN THE WAKE OF COVID- 19

2021-07-27T09:52:23+00:00 July 27th, 2021|NEWS|

Media Release:  26 July 2021 The power of unity cannot be overemphasised. Indeed, Namibia has experienced, and is still experiencing the effects of a people united towards a common goal during the Covid- 19 pandemic. Various organisations have held hands, reminding the nation that for us to thrive as a people and for our [...]

27 07, 2021

THE RISE OF ECOMMERCE – IS NAMIBIA READY?

2021-07-27T08:34:00+00:00 July 27th, 2021|NEWS|

By Reginald Baking and Frans Uusiku eCommerce has become a buzz word as one of the key revelations of the 21st century economic realities. We have all witnessed the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic further reinforcing the importance of being able to buy and sell goods and services or transmitting funds or data over [...]