Klazen launches first NPOA for small scale fisheries

Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Derek Klazen, launched Namibia’s first National Plan of Action for Small Scale Fisheries (NPOA-SSF) for the period 2022-2026 in Swakopmund on Thursday. The NPOA-SSF is aimed at recognising the important role the small scale fisheries sector plays in socio-economic growth and economic transformation. According to the minister, NPOA-SSF strategies…

NUST, MTC and Huawei sign tripartite agreement

MTC, NUST and Huawei have entered into a tripartite cooperation agreement to promote research, innovation, technological and entrepreneurial excellence, and internationalisation, with the goal of positioning Namibia as a digitally-driven nation. The collaboration will concentrate on professional development, curriculum co-development, student placement for research and in-service training, student excursions and field attachments to promote professional…

Bank Windhoek promotes inclusive education

Bank Windhoek recently awarded N.dollars 75 000 to 19 students enrolled in a Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting (DSL) at the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol). Namcol recently launched the Diploma in Sign Language Interpreting, a first in Namibia after previous students had to complete this qualification in South Africa. Louretta Louw, Head of…

Botswana, Namibia sign 2027 AFCON MoA

Namibia and Botswana on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that will see the two countries put up a bid to host the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations. The bid will be known as the BONA2027 and will see the two countries work together in an effort to host Africa’s premier football competition. At…

Namibia win second match against Hong Kong

Namibia beat Hong Kong by 162 runs to take an unassailable two-nil lead in the three-match cricket series at the Trustco United Cricket field in Windhoek on Thursday. Hong Kong won the toss once again and decided to field, and the host posted 280 runs for nine wickets (280/9) in their allocated 50 overs. Opener…

Bank Windhoek supports Hope Village with a N.dollars 210 000 donation

Bank Windhoek’s Managing Director, Baronice Hans, through the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility drive, donated N$210 000 to Hope Village, an orphanage in Goreangab, Windhoek, last week. Funds donated will be used towards food support to help feed the 80 children permanently housed at Hope Village. The handover took place during the Capricorn Foundation’s Changemaker initiative.…

MTC debuts MTCtv+

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) recently launched MTCtv+, a premium on-demand music, lifestyle, sports, fashion, education and entertainment streaming content platform. It said this new streaming service will provide customers with the latest in sports, entertainment and news at affordable and flexible pricing options. On Thursday MTC Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo…

NBL open doors of new depot

It is with much excitement that Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group – officially opened its new Central Distribution Centre (CDC) at 18 Holstein Street, Lafrenz Industrial Area, Windhoek. In the past, and since 2009, NBL had operated its customer services for deliveries and Call & Collect…