Bank Windhoek supports skills development – Nanyemba

As a Namibian-owned bank, Bank Windhoek deemed it necessary to sponsor the hosting of the second WorldSkills Africa Competition for the youth from across Africa to participate in a wide array of skills. Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Lukas Nanyemba, said this after attending the official opening of the WorldSkills Africa…

Environmental education strategy and action plan launched

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism on Tuesday launched the Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development Strategy and Action Plan, which is aimed at promoting environmental sustainability through formal education. The 2022-2026 action plan, jointly developed with the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, will promote the development of standards for environmental education…

Africa challenged by expanding basic skills training

The African continent continues to face big challenges in expanding access to basic skills training, to increase employment opportunities, while at the same time providing remedial programmes for the growing numbers of learners who leave school with no qualifications. This according to Minister of Higher Education, Innovation and Technology Dr Itah Kandji-Murangi, is a significant…

LEFA gets boost from NBL

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) reaffirmed its long-standing relationship with local company LEFA on Tuesday by sponsoring the shuttle and cab service with N.dollars 250 000. Since NBL’s initial investment in the start-up four years ago in 2018, LEFA’s ride-sharing platform has grown exponentially, providing over 146 000 rides to the public while increasing its driver…

Pupkewitz Toyota Rundu new and improved

Pupkewitz Toyota officially opened its new state-of-the-art branch in Rundu located at Marcus Shiwarongo Street.  Despite covid setbacks for many businesses, Pupkewitz Motors together with their shareholder (40%) the Namibia Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) as part of their Public-Private Partnership (PPP) kept investing and started the upgrade of the Rundu Toyota dealership in June of…

Nakathila dazzles Las Vegas

Jeremiah ‘Lowkey’ Nakathila produced a stunning sixth-round technical knockout over Mexican Miguel Berchelt to become the first Namibian boxer to win a bout in the United States of America. The 10-round lightweight division fight, held in Las Vegas, United States of America, was witnessed by this agency in the early hours of Sunday online. Nakathila…

Old Mutual sponsors 2022 CrossFit Damascus Open

Old Mutual Namibia recently sponsored the Namibia CrossFit Damascus Gym with N.dollars 30 000 to host the 2022 CrossFit Open. The event started late February and concluded mid-March 2022 having been hosted every Friday for three weeks at the CrossFit Damascus Gym located at the Windhoek Show Grounds. Speaking on why Old Mutual Namibia sponsored…