Five students get MTC bursary

Lessening the financial burden from struggling university students, MTC Namibia today (09 March 2021) came to the rescue of seven needy Namibian students when it awarded them with bursaries worth N$ 574 000. Receiving the support of MTC, the seven recipients are Tonny Muluti, Verner Haimbili, and Gerson Kanduuombe both from the University of Namibia…

Graduates secure employment after completing career training programme

In 2019, Jason Akwenye, Ashmeen-Lee Cloete, and Christiana Namoonde were announced as the first three inductees into Bank Windhoek’s revamped Graduate Development Programme (GDP), which offers graduates an 18 months on-the-job-training opportunity in preparation for permanent employment. This year, after completing the Programme, Akwenye, Cloete, and Namoonde secured jobs at Bank Windhoek and Capricorn Group.…

O&L launches 2021 emerging talent programme

In fulfillment of its Purpose “Creating a future, enhancing life”, the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group remains dedicated to developing future-ready talent in Namibia.  As a group of diverse companies operating with a growth mindset for both its businesses and people, O&L introduced the Emerging Talent programme in 2020, previously known as the Talent Attraction…

BIPA and competition commission signs monumental agreement to leverage business data

The Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) and Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 05 March 2021 in Windhoek that will see the two institutions collaborate on the sharing of data pertaining to activities of business establishments, especially those dealing in restrictive business practices and the competitiveness of industries. The…

Banking on Women

A voluntarily adopted transformation charter – The  Namibian Financial Sector Charter – introduced by the Ministry of Finance in November 2008, constitutes a framework and establishes the principles upon which empowerment is to be implemented in the financial services industry by the end of 2021. To this, Martha Murorua, Managing Director of Nedbank says, “Namibia…

Rural school in Tsumkwe gets decent classrooms

MTC Namibia, through its Rural School Project, will construct at least six brand new classrooms and a storeroom for the Omatako Primary School in Tsumkwe, Otjozondjupa region. Speaking today (04 March 2021) in Windhoek at the announcement event, MTC’s Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo said that a sum of N$1,277,000 is…

Sustainable finance, a catalyst for Namibia’s recovery from Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has heightened the focus on climate change and financial instruments that promote sustainable economic development. The pandemic has impeded Namibia’s growth and demanded new approaches to economic development. It has also highlighted the importance of sustainability and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues. It is noted that pressure is building on…