2017 Bank Windhoek Swakopmunder Musikwoche in full swing

Close to 220 people are currently participating in the 2017 Swakopmunder Musikwoche of which Bank Windhoek is the main sponsor. This year, the well-known Namibian musical talent, Ailly Namupala took over as the Organisational Director of the Musikwoche, while the internationally acclaimed Conductor, Cornelia von Kerssenbrock, was appointed as Musical Director. Von Kerssenbrock from Germany’s…

FUN FACT

Adding salt on pineapples makes it sweeter.  The salt reacts with the acids of the fruit, thus converting into a neutral compound and losing the sour taste.  Because of this, the pineapple then becomes sweeter.

Financing innovative technology solutions to power Africa

New off-grid energy solutions hold the potential to provide much of Africa’s currently marginalised rural population with access to affordable electricity. To date, however, funding off-grid solutions on a sufficiently large scale has inhibited the potential of these solutions to transform Africa’s rural economy. In Kenya, approximately 50% of the population has access to electricity.…

Bank Windhoek recognised for supporting persons with disabilities

On Wednesday, 6 December Bank Windhoek was awarded with this year’s Champion Award at the commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disability in Keetmanshoop. The Office of the Vice President’s Department of Disability Affairs, nominated and awarded Bank Windhoek for being an active institution that supported organisations of persons with disability through its…

Nairobi’s decade-long retail real estate build positions East Africa’s financial hub for future growth

JOHANNESBURG, 7 December 2017:  From 2000 to 2008 Nairobi’s added 72 000 square meters of retail real estate to East Africa’s largest commercial hub. This build was spread across three shopping precincts. In the nine years from 2009 to 2017 the city added another 351 900 square meters of retail real estate across 17 developments. This expansion…

The office of the Otjozondjupa regional governor on Friday donated 1 464 cans of soft drinks, water and juice to members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) operating at different roadblocks in the region.

Governor Otto Ipinge’s special advisor, Moses Tjipurua !Omeb, handed over the drinks. “This donation is meant to thank you and appreciate your hard work at the roadblocks, where your operate while standing in the sun on daily basis,” said !Omeb. Acting Otjozondjupa Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas received the donation on behalf of…