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511, 2019

HOLLARD & PICK N PAY OPEN FIRST IN-STORE BUSINESS OFFICE

November 5th, 2019|Comments Off on HOLLARD & PICK N PAY OPEN FIRST IN-STORE BUSINESS OFFICE

Photo Caption - (Left) Victoria Moller - Marketing Manager Pick n Pay Namibia - (Right) Sam Kauapirura - Head of Transformation & Corporate Communication Hollard Namibia [...]

2410, 2019

MULTICHOICE AFRICA: SECOND ROUND OF MASTER CLASSES IN NAMIBIA

October 24th, 2019|Comments Off on MULTICHOICE AFRICA: SECOND ROUND OF MASTER CLASSES IN NAMIBIA

21 October 2019 MultiChoice Africa is proud to have presented another Masterclass in its MultiChoice Talent Factory Masterclass programme, a series of industry-led workshops aimed to upskill and empower established professionals across Africa’s film [...]

1110, 2019

MEAT FLASH – 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

October 11th, 2019|Comments Off on MEAT FLASH – 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MEAT BOARD The role and functions of the Meat Board is aimed at facilitating an optimal environment for sustainable production, growth in markets, and diversification of the livestock, meat [...]

210, 2019

IMPOSTER SWINDLE CONTINUES

October 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on IMPOSTER SWINDLE CONTINUES

Press Release:  02 October 2019 FirstRand Namibia once again wishes to inform their customers and the general public that the impostor fraud continues [...]

2009, 2019

BANKERS ASSOCIATION ADVISES ON EFT PAYMENTS TO SA BANKS

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on BANKERS ASSOCIATION ADVISES ON EFT PAYMENTS TO SA BANKS

MEDIA RELEASE 18 September 2019 The Bankers Association of Namibia hereby informs the public that, due to a directive by the CMA CPOC, clients from our member banks will no longer be able to [...]

1609, 2019

EOS CAPITAL CELEBRATES LIFE, LAUNCHES NAMBOB

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on EOS CAPITAL CELEBRATES LIFE, LAUNCHES NAMBOB

Namibian private equity firm, Eos Capital, on Thursday launched the Nambob brand in the Namibian funeral services industry after acquiring and rebranding Namibia’s leading funeral services provider, AVBOB Namibia. Eos [...]

1609, 2019

AFFORDABLE OFFSHORE INVESTING

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on AFFORDABLE OFFSHORE INVESTING

28 August 2019                                                                                                                                                                         Many potential investors are discouraged from offshore investing due to various perceptions that exist around it, ranging from high investment minima to weak returns. [...]

1609, 2019

ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR NAMIBIAN YOUTH

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR NAMIBIAN YOUTH

20 August 2019 In Namibia, 44% of young people are unemployed and there is mounting pressure on Government institutions and departments to provide employment opportunities for them. Over the past few years, Namibia has [...]

1109, 2019

DROUGHT RELIEF BULLETIN JULY- AUGUST 2019

September 11th, 2019|Comments Off on DROUGHT RELIEF BULLETIN JULY- AUGUST 2019

This is the first edition of the Drought Relief Bulletin, an initiative of the Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE). The purpose of this Bulletin is to improve communications between and create synergy among institutions [...]

909, 2019

FIRSTRAND NAMIBIA END-YEAR RESULTS

September 9th, 2019|Comments Off on FIRSTRAND NAMIBIA END-YEAR RESULTS

MEDIA RELEASE 6 September 2019 Transforming old costs into new opportunities, Creating shared prosperity for all stakeholders FirstRand Namibia, in its 2019 end-year results, reported an increase in profit before tax by 2.2% to [...]

3008, 2019

MEAT FLASH – 23 AUGUST 2019

August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on MEAT FLASH – 23 AUGUST 2019

MEAT BOARD ATTENDS THE BASELINE AGRICULTURAL OUTLOOK CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA On 16 August 2019, Willie Schutz and Desmond Cloete attended the Baseline Agricultural Outlook Conference of the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) [...]

2708, 2019

OVER 1500 ATTEND BIOMASS TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2019

August 27th, 2019|Comments Off on OVER 1500 ATTEND BIOMASS TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2019

A scene from Biomass Technology Expo 2019, of a bush-to-feed technology demonstration The recently held Biomass Technology Expo 2019 has put biomass firmly on the national agenda, and calendar, taking its rightful place [...]

2008, 2019

CONSERVATION AND TOURISM THRIVE TOGETHER

August 20th, 2019|Comments Off on CONSERVATION AND TOURISM THRIVE TOGETHER

MEDIA RELEASE: For nearly four decades the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) of Namibia through its landmark research and conservation programmes has underscored the robust link and crucial importance between conservation, tourism and people to [...]

1208, 2019

ETOSHA FISHING EXCELS AT GENDER INCLUSIVITY

August 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Photo caption: On board with gender equality – Three of Etosha Fishing’s top management team are females. Photographed in front of Etosha Fishing’s RSW Vessel Iona is Acting MD and former Financial Director Nezette Beukes [...]

808, 2019

SLOWER CONTRACTION IN RENTAL PRICES IN MAY

August 8th, 2019|Comments Off on SLOWER CONTRACTION IN RENTAL PRICES IN MAY

PRESS RELEASE SLOWER CONTRACTION IN RENTAL PRICES IN MAY 11 July 2019: The FNB Rental Index, that tracks advertised rental prices across the country, recorded a slower contraction of 3.0% y/y at the end [...]

608, 2019

TRANSNAMIB ASSISTS TO CREATE DECENTRALISED LOGISTICS CENTRES

August 6th, 2019|Comments Off on TRANSNAMIB ASSISTS TO CREATE DECENTRALISED LOGISTICS CENTRES

MEDIA RELEASE Ref. No.:  WBCG/MMC/11-07-2019 Thursday, 11 July 2019                                                                            For Immediate Release TRANSNAMIB ASSISTS TO CREATE DECENTRALISED LOGISTICS CENTRES “We are in the business of moving cargo via rail from station [...]

1207, 2019

NEDBANK GO GREEN FUND SUPPORTS BAT STUDY

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on NEDBANK GO GREEN FUND SUPPORTS BAT STUDY

Namibian bats under the spotlight A bat study supported by the Nedbank Go Green Fund (GGF) in the remote Namib Desert is helping scientists attain a greater understanding of a little understood mammalian masterpiece [...]

807, 2019

NAMIGREEN E-WASTE RECYCLERS

July 8th, 2019|Comments Off on NAMIGREEN E-WASTE RECYCLERS

Recycle your printer cartridges and get paid, says NamiGreen E-waste Recyclers Too often companies and individuals throw out their used and empty printer cartridges for inkjet printers and laser printers. That's bad [...]

2706, 2019

MAJOR BOOST TO GREEN ENERGY INAUGURATED

June 27th, 2019|Comments Off on MAJOR BOOST TO GREEN ENERGY INAUGURATED

Text by Willie Olivier Namibia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and one of the most productive plants in the world, the 37MW Hardap Solar Polar PV plant was officially inaugurated on Thursday, 20 [...]

606, 2019

WORKS AND TRANSPORT MINISTER REAFFIRMS SUPPORT TO WBCG

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on WORKS AND TRANSPORT MINISTER REAFFIRMS SUPPORT TO WBCG

The Minister of Works and Transport, Hon. John Mutorwa earlier this week visited the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) Head Office in Windhoek, to better acquaint himself with the company’s activities. Met by the [...]

1405, 2019

BRINGING SMALL-SCALE MINERS, GEMSTONES AND TOURISTS TOGETHER

May 14th, 2019|Comments Off on BRINGING SMALL-SCALE MINERS, GEMSTONES AND TOURISTS TOGETHER

Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Minister Tjekero Tweya says small-miners are among the poorest socio-economic groupings in Namibia and are finding it increasingly difficult to raise capital to fund new ventures. Tweya made this [...]

1305, 2019

BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR THE NAMIBIAN MINING INDUSTRY LAUNCHED – A MILESTONE IN IMPROVING OPERATIONAL PRACTICES

May 13th, 2019|Comments Off on BEST PRACTICE GUIDE FOR THE NAMIBIAN MINING INDUSTRY LAUNCHED – A MILESTONE IN IMPROVING OPERATIONAL PRACTICES

Text by Willie Olivier The Chamber of Mines of Namibia has launched the “Best Practice Guide - Environmental Principles for Mining in Namibia.” Speaking at the Mining Expo and Conference, held in Windhoek [...]

2802, 2019

FNB RECIEVED SIX PMR AWARDS

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

FNB Namibia received a total of six PMR Awards at the recent event held in Windhoek. Elzita Beukes, FNB Communications Manager was appreciative to all stakeholders who have shown their confidence in the FNB [...]

2602, 2019

CAPRICORN GROUP GROWS ITS MANAGEMENT

February 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Thirty staff members from various departments within Capricorn Group, Bank Windhoek’s holding company, took part in the second intake of its Management Development Programme (MDP) this week. Facilitated by the Group’s Human Capital Department [...]

2602, 2019

NWR DROPS RATES BY 75%

February 26th, 2019|0 Comments

With the current prevailing economic conditions, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is once again offering a 75% discount at its establishments during the month of March. Over the past four years, NWR has offered this [...]

1202, 2019

FNB FAR NORTH GIVES BACK

February 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The FNB Far North Cluster recently handed over sanitary pads to disadvantaged girls in various schools, as well as refuse bins to various northern towns.   Abongile Npikwa, Far North Sales and Services Manager, [...]

2801, 2019

SUCCESSFUL UNION NEGOTIATIONS

January 28th, 2019|0 Comments

The 2019 substantive salary negotiations between Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb and the Mine Workers Union of Namibia Tsumeb Branch was concluded on the, 25th January 2019 in Tsumeb. The agreement provides for a 5.1% [...]

1601, 2019

MICROLENDING BILL

January 16th, 2019|0 Comments

What is the Microlending Act? The Microlending Act, 2018 (Act No. 7 of 2018) (“the Act”) is an Act of Parliament, which came into force on 15 October 2018. The main purpose of the [...]

1012, 2018

BANK WINDHOEK ISSUES FIRST GREEN BOND

December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Bank Windhoek, a wholly Namibian-owned commercial bank, reached a milestone on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 when it announced the successful issuance of Namibia’s first Green Bond. This achievement positions Bank Windhoek as the first [...]

2011, 2018

SURVIVING BLACK FRIDAY

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

This Friday is Black Friday, a huge shopping event which sees people all over the world getting discounted products as retailers’ slash prices. “But before you head out the door this weekend with a [...]

1311, 2018

MOHSS LEADERS GRADUATE FROM ALI

November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

A group of 17 leaders from the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) completed their training at the African Leadership Institute (ALI), thanks to the support of the FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust has [...]

1311, 2018

ELDORADO SS RECEIVES 10 COMPUTERS

November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Last week the FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust handed over 10 refurbished computers to the Eldorado Secondary School.  Principal, Salwa Khedr said most of the computers will be used to increase learner intake in the [...]

1110, 2018

FNB NAMIBIA CELEBRATES LOYAL EMPLOYEES

October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

FNB Namibia’s Executive Committee recently celebrated ten employees who have been loyal to the bank for over 25 years by giving them long-service awards. The employees are: Susan Isaacs, Clive Pegram, Mariechen Wohler, Immanuel [...]

2409, 2018

INITIATIVE YIELDS REWARDS

September 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in Namibia’s economy with one in five people being employed in the SME sector. Not only do SMEs contribute to the Gross Domestic Product, they [...]

1308, 2018

O&L CELEBRATES 2018 VALUE STARS

August 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group on Friday, 10 August once again went all out in celebrating outstanding employees at its annual 14th O&L Value Star Award ceremony. This annual occasion celebrates employees’ contribution [...]

908, 2018

THE 2018 TOUR DE WINDHOEK

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Namibia, the 2018 Tour de Windhoek is here! With 5 stages spread over three days. This 400 km road race stands as the pinnacle of the Namibian cycling calendar. Last year’s event saw the [...]

908, 2018

THE ROLE TOURISM PLAYS IN NAMIBIA

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

When one thinks about the tourism industry, what usually comes to mind are the tourism facilities along with transportation service providers. These players have a significant role to play to ensure tourists are accommodated [...]

507, 2018

BANK WINDHOEK SUPPORTS E-WASTE MANAGEMENT

July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

307, 2018

Otjomuru Community Clinic Project

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

2606, 2018

SECONDARY LISTING DAY

June 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Old Mutual Limited made its primary listing on the JSE with the secondary listing on Stock Exchanges in Namibia, London, Malawai and Zimbabwe. This occassion is part of Old Mutuals journey of anchoring Old [...]

2506, 2018

OHORONGO CEMENT: A GREEN GIANT

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

With zero emissions and no waste products, Ohorongo Cement is one of the world’s most environmentally friendly factories. Its state-of-the-art machinery ensures that the factory uses 99 percent of the raw materials produced at [...]

1406, 2018

TRANSFER PRICING BREAKFAST SEMINAR

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The guest speakers for the seminar hosted by PwC Namibia in Windhoek is JP Borman, PwC South Africa Partner in Transfer Pricing and Thulani Shongwe, Head of Domestic Resource Mobilisation from Africa Tax Administration [...]

1206, 2018

IPSAS BREAKFAST SEMINAR

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The guest speaker to a breakfast seminar hosted by PwC Namibia in Windhoek is Hayfron Aboagye, an Associate Director from the PwC Ghana Office. He holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and is [...]

1705, 2018

FNB HOLDS INNOVATION CONFERENCE

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

FNB Holdings recently hosted a four-day Innovation Conference coinciding with the International Innovation and Creativity Week. The conference focused on process optimization and trained internal Innovation Champions. “Known for being the most innovative bank [...]

2504, 2018

DOWNLOAD BUDGET SPEECH 2018/2019

April 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Download Budget Speech PDF Honourable Chairperson of the Whole House Committee Honourable Members of the National Assembly 1. It is my honour to introduce to this August House the budget allocation for vote [...]

1904, 2018

CHOOSING YOUR BUSINESS PARTNER

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

By Mbo Luvindao: Manager at Bank Windhoek’s Emerging Small-to-Medium Enterprises Finance Branch When starting a business, choosing the correct partner will play a key role in determining the future success of your enterprise. A partnership [...]

504, 2018

NTA PARTNERS WITH LaRRI

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The Namibia Training Authority (NTA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Labour Resources and Research Institute (LaRRI). Amongst others, the agreement provides a framework within which the two parties can develop [...]

1903, 2018

NAMIBIA PLASTICS GROUNDBREAKING

March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

NAMIBIA PLASTICS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES THE CONSTRUCTION OF A N$95 MILLION PLASTIC MANUFACTURING PLANT Officiated by the Minister of Industrialization, Trade & SME Development, Tjekero Tweya, the 2660 Squares state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Brakwater - [...]

1307, 2017

NEDBANK INTRODUCES SME SUPPORT DIVISION

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

NEDBANK Namibia has rolled out a new small and medium enterprises (SME) division to all their branches across the country. The SME division was introduced last year and aims to empower SME's by providing [...]

1307, 2017

RMB HOSTS GLOBAL MARKET SEMINAR

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

RMB Namibia hosted its Global Markets Seminar under the theme Namibian Commodities in the Face of Global Change. Isaah Mhlanga from RMB SA Economist and Namene Kalili, Senior Economist at FNB Holdings prvided the [...]

1307, 2017

ADVANTAGE Y&R MAKE A MEANINGFUL IMPACT

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity is the world's most prestigious Advertising Awards, and the competition for prizes is fierce. One piece of work entered by Advantage Y&R caused a stir and garnered plenty [...]

1207, 2017

OHORONGO GOES SOLAR

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Ohorongo Cement took another step into the renewable energy sphere with the groundbreaking of the construction of a 5 MW Solar PV plant on World Environment day (5th June) at its farm Sargberg plant near Otavi.