GIPF to prioritise enrolment of pensioners and annuitants at the annual Windhoek Agricultural and Industrial show

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) encourages all pensioners, children and other annuitants in the Khomas Region to enroll on new biometric enrolment and verification system. We are pleased to announce our participation at this year’s Windhoek Agricultural and Industrial Show as from 23rd September to the 1st October 2022. GIPF will be enrolling pensioners,…

Veripura Muukua appointed as Capricorn Foundation Coordinator

Veripura Muukua has been appointed as the coordinator of the Capricorn Foundation with effect from 01 September 2022.  Veri joins the Group Brand and Corporate Affairs and Capricorn Foundation team from Bank Windhoek MCCS, where she held the position of Communication Practitioner: CSI and Stakeholder Engagement since January 2020, tasked with corporate social investment and…

SAIF announces new office bearers

The Self-regulating Alcohol Industry Forum (SAIF), a voluntary association composed of members from formal manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages in Namibia, elected new office-bearers at its Annual General Meeting on 11 August 2022. The newly elected office-bearers are Alexanderie Basson from AB InBev Namibia as the new Chairperson; Jonathan Bennie from Pernod Ricard (PR)…

Kavita Sports Performance wins N$50 000 during the OM SEED Keetmanshoop Awards Ceremony

Three entrepreneurs from Keetmanshoop won their share of N$85 000 through the Old Mutual Sustainable, Economic &Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) initiative.  Old Mutual Namibia along with Launch Namibia, the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab completed the second edition of the OM SEED initiative on 11August 2022, with…

Vegetable gardens to support 637 children and 380 families impacted by AIDS and poverty

With about 58% of Namibians experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity, as indicated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Report, organisations like Christ Hope Namibia are exploring alternative ways to ensure orphaned and vulnerable children impacted by AIDS and poverty at their centers, do not go hungry. The Capricorn Foundation, last week, announced…

Industries urged to support Cooperative Work Integrated Education

Industries in the public and private sectors were recently urged to rally behind institutions of higher learning in order to effectively support the roll-out of Work-Integrated Education, which is a mandatory requirement for most academic programmes in Namibia. These sentiments were echoed by various stakeholders at the Industry Engagement event that enabled institutions of higher…