SAIF announces new office bearers

The Self-regulating Alcohol Industry Forum (SAIF), a voluntary association composed of members from formal manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages in Namibia, elected new office-bearers at its Annual General Meeting on 11 August 2022. The newly elected office-bearers are Alexanderie Basson from AB InBev Namibia as the new Chairperson; Jonathan Bennie from Pernod Ricard (PR)…

Kavita Sports Performance wins N$50 000 during the OM SEED Keetmanshoop Awards Ceremony

Three entrepreneurs from Keetmanshoop won their share of N$85 000 through the Old Mutual Sustainable, Economic &Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) initiative.  Old Mutual Namibia along with Launch Namibia, the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab completed the second edition of the OM SEED initiative on 11August 2022, with…

Vegetable gardens to support 637 children and 380 families impacted by AIDS and poverty

With about 58% of Namibians experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity, as indicated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Report, organisations like Christ Hope Namibia are exploring alternative ways to ensure orphaned and vulnerable children impacted by AIDS and poverty at their centers, do not go hungry. The Capricorn Foundation, last week, announced…

Industries urged to support Cooperative Work Integrated Education

Industries in the public and private sectors were recently urged to rally behind institutions of higher learning in order to effectively support the roll-out of Work-Integrated Education, which is a mandatory requirement for most academic programmes in Namibia. These sentiments were echoed by various stakeholders at the Industry Engagement event that enabled institutions of higher…

UNAM trains public and private stakeholders to carry out economic valuation on marine resources

The University of Namibia recently organised a crucial training on economic evaluation to enable different Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) stakeholders to properly assess the local marine resources’ worth and their sustainable usage. This training took place from 12-15 July 2022, and was conducted by Prof. Ussif Rashid Sumaila, a Professor and Director of…