Entrepreneurship eradicates poverty

The Olafika SME Development & Mentorship Programme is a structured Mentorship Programme designed to equip entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills needed for business success. The Programme is in partnership with the Namibia Diamond Trading Company, Konrad- Adenauer- Stiftung, African Leadership Institute, Ministry of Rural & Urban Development, Twapewa Kadhikwa Institute of Entrepreneurship &…

Banking industry to launch a new electronic funds transfer system called Nampay

A new Electronic Funds transfer system has been gradually introduced into the Namibian market, with all stakeholders in the banking industry collaborating on the wide-ranging impacts, which stand to benefit banking clients. The Bank of Namibia (“BON”), in collaboration with the Payment Association of Namibia, and in partnership with the banking industry has been spearheading…

All for the sake of charity

The Bank Windhoek Virtual Relay hosted its awards ceremony in Windhoek. With COVID-19 social distance measures in place, the winning team’s sole representatives collected their awards on behalf of the rest of their teams. In the male category, overall winners The Eagles Endurance won in this group in a time of 1:11:01. Farm Windhoek Fitness…

Stay safe with better banking from home

“We are once again encouraging our customers to bank from home and to avoid branches, especially at month-end,” says Elzita Beukes, FNB Namibia Communications Manager. Given the current rise in COVID-19 infections, FNB is reminding customers that it is possible to do most transactions needed for everyday banking from homes, such as buying electricity, data,…

NUST AND MTC brings HTTP to life

Namibia’s premier digital enabler, MTC today in collaboration with academia partner Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) opened the doors of the High-Tech Transfer Plaza Select (HTTPS), a state-of-the-art multimillion-dollar innovative hub that offers innovators access to network experts, the latest technologies (including 5G, Internet of Things, high-speed fiber) and a space to work…

Bank Windhoek heeds business banking needs

Bank Windhoek introduced its Business Banking offering at a virtual event hosted in Windhoek. A function by the Bank’s newly established Business Banking Division, the offering focuses on meeting business needs in key Namibian sectors, namely agriculture, tourism, retail, wholesale, and health. Bank Windhoek’s Managing Director, Baronice Hans, explained that the offering is based on…

NBL awarded at African Beer Cup

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, celebrates its achievements at the 2021 African Beer Cup. The annual competition awards the greatest beers in Africa according to various categories, from American Wild Ale to Spiced Beer, and everything in between. NBL took home Silver in the Amber Malty European…