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Development Bank 2023 Good Business Awards

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) hosted its prestigious 2023 Good Business Awards in Windhoek on the night of 28 November 2023, and was officiated over by the Minister of Finance and Public Enterprises, Hon Ipumbu Shiimi. Winner of the SME category, Brandplan Advertising, is a proudly Namibian branding and signage manufacturing company. The company offers a wide range of products and services such as fully fitted joinery, corporate and […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 6

Health / Medical

Ahead of World AIDS Day UNAIDS is calling for urgent support to Let Communities Lead in the fight to end AIDS

As World AIDS Day (1 December) approaches, UNAIDS is urging governments across the world to unleash the power of grassroots communities across the world to lead the fight to end AIDS. A new report launched today by UNAIDS, Let Communities Lead, shows that AIDS can be ended as a public health threat by 2030, but only if communities on the frontlines get the full support they need from governments and donors. […]

todayNovember 28, 2023 3


Old Mutual Namibia swings into action at annual golf day

Windhoek, 28 November 2023 – On Friday, 24 November 2023, Old Mutual Namibia demonstrated its golfing prowess at the highly anticipated annual corporate golf day, held at the distinguished Windhoek Golf and Country Club. This event served as a gathering point for Old Mutual Namibia's esteemed corporate clients, providing a platform for networking, friendly competition, and camaraderie amidst the lush greenery of the golf course. Mignon du Preez, Group Marketing, […]

todayNovember 28, 2023 1


Meet Brigitte Nghipandulwa, the new driving force behind Nedbank Namibia’s governance and compliance

In the fast-paced world of banking, the role of a company secretary is vital for maintaining integrity, ensuring adherence to regulatory requirements, and promoting ethical practices. At Nedbank Namibia, this key position is filled by Brigitte Nghipandulwa, a seasoned legal practitioner with a commitment to corporate governance and compliance. With a strong legal background, Brigitte embarked on her journey in the corporate legal arena in 2014. Over the years she […]

todayNovember 28, 2023 11


Agra annual general meeting highlights resilience amid challenges, records 22.8% increase in profit

The Agra Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Friday, 24 November 2023 at the Agra/ Bank Windhoek Ring. The meeting was attended by Agra shareholders, the Agra Board of Directors and Management. Mr. Ryno van der Merwe, Chairman of the Board, acclaimed the past year as another remarkable financial success for the company. Mr. Van Der Merwe acknowledged the challenges faced particularly in production, the economy and the environment. […]

todayNovember 27, 2023 2

Bank Windhoek’s strategic communication manager

Business / Economics

Thought Leadership: Plan your bonus to last the long run

By Samuel Linyondi, Bank Windhoek’s Strategic Communication Manager In October, the Bank of Namibia (BoN) left the repo unchanged at 7.75%, the highest in the past 14 years. If a repo rate increases, borrowing becomes more expensive, and product and service prices increase for consumers. The repo rate is one of the monetary tools to either control inflation or stimulate demand. Conversely, inflation is the rate of price increase over […]

todayNovember 23, 2023 5

Otilie Sabatha


Bank Windhoek appoints Sabatha as its Head of Brand Marketing

On Wednesday, 22 November 2023, Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer of Marketing and Corporate Communication Services, Jacquiline Pack, announced the appointment of Otilie Sabatha as Bank Windhoek’s Head of Brand Marketing, effective 1 October 2023. “Sabatha is a quality-oriented brand and strategy professional with vast experience in brand marketing,” said Pack. As Bank Windhoek’s Head of Brand Marketing, Sabatha will oversee, maintain and manage the Bank's brand reputation by leading a […]

todayNovember 23, 2023 22

Agra Weaner Championship


The Agra Weaner Championship Series recognizes communal farmers

Wilson Tjirare, Godfried Zemburuka and Frenfriedt Karipata were recently announced as the top three champions of the Agra 2023 Weaner Championship Series National Winners – Communal Towns. The trio participated in the final Weaner Championship Series event for the Communal towns in Gobabis, hosted by Agra Auctions. The communal towns included Okakarara, Okondjatu, Aminius, and Talismanus. Tjirare won the Feedlot Potential category, Zemburuka won the Veld Potential, while Karipata was […]

todayNovember 20, 2023 8