NBL re-affirms support of Lefa

Since its introduction to the Windhoek public transport sector in February 2018, Cab App service provider, LEFA, empowered and supported by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group –, has grown significantly in its presence, and is a trusted public transport option for many. NBL last week re-affirmed…

Africa Day celebrated through virtual conference

Africans across the world on Monday celebrated Africa Day through a virtual conference organised by the Department of Peace and Security of the African Union Commission (AUC), under the ‘silencing of the guns’ initiative. Deputy director for information and research at the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Marbeline Goagoses, in a media statement availed…

Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled

The organisers of the Windhoek Oktoberfest on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the annual cultural event following the outbreak of COVID-19 and the directive from President Hage Geingob against large gatherings. The event was scheduled to take place on 30 and 31 October at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) in the capital. In a media…

Torra Bay campsite to remain closed

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Torra Bay campsite which was set to open from 16 – 24 May 2020, could not open due to some unforeseen circumstances. Dr. Matthias Ngwangwama, NWR Acting Managing Director, says, “I would like to sincerely apologize to all our clients that had already started traveling to Torra Bay or were intending…

Bank Windhoek brings water closer to the community

Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer of Marketing and Corporate Communication Services, Jacquiline Pack, visited the Moses ǁGaroëb Constituency in Windhoek. Accompanied by her departmental staff, Pack’s visit was to assess the impact of water tanks donated to informal settlements around Windhoek. Capricorn Group and Bank Windhoek collaborated in donating 13 tanks, each with a capacity of…

NWR employee did not die from Covid-19

Contrary to media reports and public speculation, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) would like to inform the public that one of its employees, Mr. Lilungwe Brighton Tembwe, who passed on 15 May 2020 and was based at its Hardap resort, did not die from Covid-19. NWR would like to reiterate that the first group that was…

Namibian Schools – Our own recycling heroes

In celebration of the annual Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2020, with the theme #Recycling Heroes 2020 for this year, the Recycle Namibia Forum (RNF) decided to highlight and award its top-performing schools in the annual Schools Recycling Competition (SRC) with the same accolade – namely that of being Namibia’s own recycling heroes. The…