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Old Mutual Foundation launches OM SEED 2024 with N$800 000 in support of grassroots entrepreneurs in Ohangwena, Zambezi, Oshikoto, and Kavango West Regions

      The Old Mutual Foundation has launched its third edition of the highly anticipated Old Mutual Sustainable, Economic, and Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) today with a total investment of N$800 000 in support of grassroots entrepreneurs in Ohangwena, Zambezi, Oshikoto, and Kavango West Regions Following the remarkable impact achieved in the Erongo, Kavango East and Hardap regions in 2022 and 2023, the Foundation is extending the initiative to […]

todayMay 23, 2024 3


Bank Windhoek rewards northern vehicle industry top achievers

    On Wednesday, 22 May 2024, Bank Windhoek recognised the hard work and achievements of salespersons and car dealerships in northern Namibia at its fourth Annual Northern Selekt Sales Awards hosted in Oshakati. The awards continue to celebrate the automotive industry’s commitment to the northern region for the previous financial year, financing vehicles through Bank Windhoek. Delivering the keynote address, Bank Windhoek’s Head of Stakeholder Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility […]

todayMay 23, 2024 3


The Nedbank Desert Dash hits the 20 Year Mark – entries open in June.

      The organisers of the world's longest single-stage mountain bike event, the Nedbank Namibia Desert Dash, have confirmed the competition's return for the 20th consecutive year. Over 1 200 mountain bike cyclists are expected to participate in this year’s event, which is scheduled to start on Friday, 6 December departing from The Grove Mall in Windhoek. The riders will then cycle 397-kilometres across the world's oldest desert, during […]

todayMay 22, 2024 2


Nedbank Namibia supports NUST Eenhana Student Welfare Fund with donations during the ADS Diplomatic Bazaar

      On 18 May, The Association of Diplomatic Spouses (ADS), held its Diplomatic International Food and Craft Bazaar at the Namibia University of Science and Technology’s (NUST) Hotel School. The overarching theme for the 2024 Bazaar was "Education - The Passport to Your Future," which resonated with the organisers in their shared mission to empower through education. Contributions will directly support educational projects, including the NUST Eenhana Student […]

todayMay 22, 2024 2


Passing of Ronelle Rademeyer: former EFN SG and news editor at the Republikein

      It is with great sadness that the Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN) received the news that the highly respected veteran journalist and former Secretary-General, Ronelle Rademeyer, passed away last night after a long battle with cancer. The news of her death at 56 was announced on the Republikein’s Facebook page last night. With  just a foot away from breaking the glass-ceiling and becoming editor of the Afrikaans […]

todayMay 21, 2024 23


NWR and Namibia Public Workers Union to sign MoU for employee salary and housing allowance adjustments

      Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) and the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at improving the salary structure and housing allowance for employees within the bargaining unit. The MoU will come into effect on 1 November 2023. Under this new agreement, all employees in job grades A1 to D3 who are currently below the minimum salary […]

todayMay 21, 2024 6


Tony Elumelu champions youth entrepreneurship across Africa, advocates for investment over aid

      With a burgeoning youth population estimated to be one half of the world’s youth by 2,100, and the highest entrepreneurship rates across the globe - where over 20% of working-age Africans launching new businesses and more than 75% of young people intend to start one within the next five years - it is within this landscape of ambition and potential that Africa's path to development and prosperity […]

todayMay 21, 2024 9


Namibia Shines at Africa Energies Summit 2024

    Managing Director of Monasa Advisory & Associates and Chairperson of the Economic Association of Namibia, Jason Kasuto, attended as a selected speaker the Africa Energies Summit 2024. The summit organised by Frontier Communications, now in its 10th year, is a cornerstone event that brings together leaders and innovators from across the continent to discuss the dynamic energy landscape of Africa. The Africa Energies Summit, hosted annually, serves as […]

todayMay 21, 2024 5


Bank Windhoek SME recovery loans assistance clocks N$ 200 million

      On Monday, 20 May 2024, Bank Windhoek’s Head of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Financial and Data Analytics, Bianca Janse Van Vuuren, announced that the Bank has fully utilised the N$ 200 million allocated under the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Economic Recovery Loan Scheme, of this amount N$ 192 million is already disbursed, with the remaining N$ 8 million approved pending disbursement. Van Vuuren said that […]

todayMay 21, 2024 40