economic impact

7 11, 2022

DEVELOPMENT BANK 2022 GOOD BUSINESS AWARDS

2022-11-07T12:15:06+00:00 November 7th, 2022|NEWS|

04/11/2022 Wins for land servicing and education, strong showings for tourism, manufacturing and transport and logistics The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) hosted its prestigious 2022 Good Business Awards in Windhoek on the night of 3 November 2022. Officiated over by the Vice President, His Excellency, Dr. Nangolo Mbumba, the event was attended by leading [...]

20 10, 2022

THE UNTAPPED MARKET OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

2022-10-20T12:13:47+00:00 October 20th, 2022|NEWS|

By Reem El Sherif, RMB Strategy and Business Development Manager. Reem leads Strategy in RMB Namibia and is a passionate researcher in the gender and socio-economic development field. With just around seven and a half years to go for the world to achieve the ambitious gender equality targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, the average [...]

20 10, 2022

NAMIBIA SET FOR BIG INTEREST RATE HIKE IN OCTOBER

2022-10-20T12:12:14+00:00 October 20th, 2022|NEWS|

 September 23, 2022 Economists are predicting the Bank of Namibia (BoN) will raise its benchmark interest rate by 0.75 percentage points in October, the second such rise in a row, and signal plans to raise rates again in the coming months.  This was after the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised the [...]

7 10, 2022

CORPORATE PARTNERS RESPOND TO HOUSING NEED IN NAMIBIA

2022-10-07T08:50:02+00:00 October 7th, 2022|NEWS|

On 7 February 2022 the FirstRand Namibia Foundation, Pupkewitz Foundation and Ohorongo Cement reaffirmed their commitment to support the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia at their annual sponsorship handover.  Rozina Jacobs, FNB Home Loans National Sales Manager, representing the FirstRand Namibia Foundation at the event, said the partners remain committed to this worthy cause, because [...]

7 10, 2022

RMB WINS GLOBAL FINANCE MAGAZINE’S BEST TREASURY AND CASH MANAGEMENT BANK

2022-10-07T08:35:15+00:00 October 7th, 2022|NEWS|

2 February 2022: The prestigious Global Finance magazine has recognised RMB Namibia as the Best Treasury and Cash Management Bank and RMB as the Best Bank for Payments and Collections in Africa. The awards acknowledge excellence in treasury and cash management in relation to market share and reach, customer service, competitive pricing, product innovation and differentiation. [...]

29 11, 2021

FIRSTRAND NAMIBIA LAUNCHES FIRST JOB INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: Becoming globally competitive begins at home

2021-11-29T10:34:09+00:00 November 29th, 2021|NEWS|

Caption: ART1427: (f.l.t.r) Wiann Mans, Learning and Development Manager, Isdor Angula, FirstRand Namibia CHRO, Elzita Beukes, Group Communications Manager, Daisry Mathias, Presidential Advisor: Youth and Enterprise Development, and Conrad Dempsey, FirstRand Namibia CEO. 24 November 2021 FirstRand Namibia has launched the FirstJob Internship Programme in line with the leading financial services group’s purpose and broader Namibian [...]

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 [...]