Coronavirus impact on the Markets

Given the current world events and the WHO declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a Pandemic, Capricorn Asset Management is sharing this information with their clients and stakeholders to assist them in making a sensible choice as to how to respond to the current situation during this time of uncertainty. The short and sweet The coronavirus outbreak…

NWR adopts Coronavirus strategy

The World Health Organisation recently declared Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic and Namibia recorded its first Coronavirus cases on 14 March 2020. On the same day the Namibian Head of State, President Hage Geingob put in place measures to safeguard the lives of the Namibian nation. “The measures put in place by the Head of State…

NUST career fair kicks off

Thirty exhibitors are taking part in the 2020 Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) career fair, aimed at providing students and learners with information on career options. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day event under the theme ‘Innovation for Economic Revitalisation’ here on Wednesday, NUST Deputy Vice-Chancellor Andrew Niikondo said the event…

Namibia Plastics receives FDA certification

Namibia Plastics receives US FDA certification Namibia Plastics and Packaging Distributors has been awarded the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certification. The plastic manufacturer was recognised as the first Namibian company to achieve US FDA certification as a manufacturer of materials used in the manufacturing of single-service containers and closures for milk…

Biomass Fair set for July

Preparations have started Namibia’s biggest biomass event of the year, with Standard Bank committing to be the main sponsor. This year, the event will span three days, combining a research symposium, an industry conference and an expo for products, services and technology. The fair will take place at Otjiwa Safari Lodge from 23 to 25…

Skills development important to Kraatz

Skills development remains top of the agenda and a critical enabler to being a catalyst for positive change at Kraatz – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group. Its internship program has played a significant role in the journey of selected students from the Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT).  Close to…