Research the world over continues to indicate that entrepreneurship is one of the solutions to fostering economic growth, poverty alleviation as well as reducing income inequality in any country. To…
Cancer remains a burden to the global community. In Namibia more than 3 700 countrymen and –women are diagnosed with this diseases annually. Women remain most affected with breast- and cervical cancer taking the lead in prevalence figures.
First National Bank Namibia recently held a breakfast celebrating the end August and Women’s Month under the theme “Grit and Perseverance.” Elzita Beukes, Communications Manager at FNB Namibia said the purpose of the event was to celebrate female employees at FNB and to inspire them to be resilient even when times get tough.Speaking at the event, Nangula Kauluma, FNB Executive Officer: Premium Banking highlighted the determination needed to succeed and the three choices one must make – to either remove yourself from the situation, change the situation completely, and/ or accept the situation no matter the consequences that may follow. “You are not a victim of your circumstances, so you don’t have to wear your trials and tribulations. Keep pushing and remember that tomorrow is another day.”
The banking and financial services industry in Namibia has seen more women taking up leadership positions. In a society where we would like to send a strong message to women and girls that they have equal opportunity, it is gratifying when women such as Trula Zoganas are leading in banking and more specifically Private Banking.
“Women in banking can succeed,” says Trula Zoganas, who is at the helm of the team at Nedbank Namibia’s Private Banking. Trula who holds 29 years experience in the banking sector is no newcomer to the banking world; her experience and vast expertise make her a knowledgeable mentor to future leaders in the industry.
Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO Martin Inkumbi recently donated on behalf of the Bank N$150,000 for construction of a dam for the Tegako 2020 Women in Business Co-operative. Tegako will use the dam for tilapia farming, as well as for irrigation of an orchard of 500 trees and vegetable plots.
Students should change their general attitude towards life if they want to be accepted for internship positions and subsequently full-time jobs.
This was said by Hamutenya Hainghumbi, a human resources representative of the Ministry of Environment of Tourism, when he adressed a stakeholder student discussion forum hosted by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).
Capricorn Group has reached another milestone with the official launch of Capricorn Capital, a newly-established corporate advisory firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Capricorn Group. Speaking at the launch held on 25 September 2018, Group Managing Director Thinus Prinsloo, said “Capricorn Capital adds an exciting disruptive component to the financial sector, spicing things up with a team of creative thinkers, veteran dealmakers and top deal executioners led by Managing Director Mark Durr. The Capricorn Capital team has excellent product skills and strong regional and broad industry knowledge to provide their clients with bespoke, novel, integrated and intelligent financial solutions. Capricorn Capital will, from time-to-time, partner with leading industry specialists to deliver the best solutions to its clients”.
Since its founding three years ago, members of the non-profit Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP) have committed tireless energy to detecting and reducing the concerning high levels of poaching in Namibia, establishing themselves as an elemental part of Namibia’s anti-poaching task force.
The overarching framework directing the focus of ISAP’s work is firstly to foster and maintain a deeply embedded and dependable intelligence network to gather information of crimes against the environment and sharing those with officials.
The second and final round of the 2018 Bank Windhoek Namibia Volleyball Federation’s (NVF) Cup, will take place on Saturday, 29 and Sunday, 30 September 2018. The two-day sporting event, will be held at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) and University of Namibia’s Main Campus in Windhoek.
The fourth round of Bank Windhoek’s National Field Hockey Premier League took place this past weekend in Windhoek. As it stands, Windhoek Old Boys (WOBSC) and Saints both have a two-point cushion lead in the Men’s and Women’s Premier Leagues respectively.
Bank Windhoek, in conjunction with Enertronica Group, recently financed the construction of the Trekkopje Solar Project, in the Erongo region as part of the development of solar parks in Namibia.
Built by Enertronica Group, a multinational industrial company specialising in renewable energy, the project incurred construction costs of N$137 million, excluding development costs. The Trekkopje’s Solar Project construction was completed and operational in August 2018.
Bank Windhoek is pleased to announce the appointment of Saara Shivute as its Head of Specialist Finance effective, 15 September 2018. Shivute brings a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years in the banking, power utility and telecommunications sectors to the position.