Finding practical ways to save and invest

Iipumbu Shiimi, the governor of Bank of Namibia (BoN), in December 2017, when announcing that the repo rate would remain unchanged said, “don’t spend like there is no tomorrow, because there will be a tomorrow.” Shiimi, who described Namibia as a debt-ridden nation in April, advised Namibians to start developing a culture of saving to…

Local is Lekker’ with Namswagg

The ‘Namswagg’ idea started off as an instagram account where Salomo Festus would feature quality pictures of people that looked good and represented Namibians from various backgrounds. This included those that wore cultural attire, official wear, vintage and street wear as Festus saw how they all wore them in a classic way and he wanted…

A mother’s unconditional love

Mothers play a crucial role in shaping a child’s future. But what does it take to raise a teenager who is a top Namibian swimmer and dreams of doing it professionally? This is a role performed by supermoms, exceptional mothers who successfully manage a home, raise children and have a fulltime job. Belinda Wantenaar and…

NWR further strengthens its EXCO team

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has appointed Ms Talita B Horn as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as well as Ms Julia Mutumbulua as its new Chief Human Capital Officer (CHC) as of the beginning of May 2018. Both executives join NWR with vast experience within their respective areas of expertise that will significantly benefit…

Dedication pays

With a natural flair for business and determination to make a success of her life, Lydia Shipateko has shown that graduates can triumph in challenging economic times. Thirty-year-old Namibian entrepreneur, Shipateko, is businesswoman with a heart of steel. She is the sole owner of Otjomuise Accounting and Consulting and Velm Investments. Her companies currently employ…