Economist Businesswomen Conference vital for female entrepreneurs

The annual Economist Businesswomen Conference, and other initiatives like it are important because they encourage the growth of female entrepreneurs, which in turn benefits the socio-economic development of any country. Owing to this, Standard Bank once again joined hands with the Economist Businesswomen Club by sponsoring their annual Northern Business Conference. “Women at the helm…

Namibia and LEFA goes to Vivatech Paris

Getting a start-up off the ground is difficult, its especially difficult as money is always an issue. However, sometimes something amazing comes along exactly because I decided not to take the easy route when creating a technology and innovation driven start-up. Our Namibian ride-hailing web-based application, LEFA, gave us the opportunity to attend the epitome…

47 Peace Corps volunteers to commence duties

A group of 47 volunteers on Thursday became the latest additions to the Peace Corps family, after completing nine weeks of induction training. In a media statement on Monday, the United States of America (USA)’s Embassy stated that the volunteers are now ready start their two-year journey of service in various regions across Namibia. Their…

Agribank extends presence to Omaheke

Agribank has opened a new office in Gobabis in the Omaheke region this week. The office is situated in the Old Mutual Building in River Street and will serve clients in the entire Omaheke region. Speaking at the official inauguration ceremony, Agribank chairperson Terttu Uuyuni stated that the Omaheke region plays an important role in…

Rundu Winter Charity Drive

Two upcoming entrepreneurs held a Winter Charity Drive event on Saturday were Orphans and Vulnerable Children(OVC) were treated to food and goodies for winter. The event, held at a local guest house here was one of its kind where the business community in Rundu donated different items such as blankets, stationary, clothes and toys to…