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Green sponsors NIRO Career Guidance Conference 
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Green sponsors NIRO Career Guidance Conference 

The NIRO Career Guidance and University Readiness Conference 2024 is currently taking place in Windhoek.  Pupils, teachers, parents, exhibitors and industry representatives have gathered under the theme “Embracing Future Skills.” Discussions focused on career guidance, motivations and future skills.  NIRO is a locally-registered company established in 2008, and offers full-time tutoring, student development and university...

Ministry congratulates Iipumbu on leadership award
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Ministry congratulates Iipumbu on leadership award

The industrialisation and trade ministry has extended its warmest congratulations to minister Lucia lipumbu on being awarded the Africa Trade and Investment Minister of the Year 2024 at the 14th African Business Leadership Awards (ABLA) in London, England on Wednesday. “This prestigious award is testament to her unwavering commitment to fostering trade, enhancing investment opportunities,...

NTA hails U/14 tennis tourney as a success
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NTA hails U/14 tennis tourney as a success

The Namibia Tennis Association (NTA) has hailed the recent Confederation of African Tennis (CAT)and International Tennis Federation U/14 tournament, held from 5 to 14 July, as a resounding success.  The tournament was held in Windhoek at Central Tennis Court, and saw enthusiastic participation from up-and-coming tennis players from Namibia, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Botswana. ...

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale debuts at festival of speed 
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Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale debuts at festival of speed 

This year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed featured Alfa Romeo, with the debut of the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale at a public international event other than in Italy. In addition, only a few days after its dynamic debut to the international press, the Alfa Romeo Junior was on show in a section exclusively dedicated to...

US unveils US$1.7 bn boost to EV manufacturing
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US unveils US$1.7 bn boost to EV manufacturing

WASHINGTON – US president Joe Biden’s administration will be issuing US$1.7 billion in grants to help expand or revive auto facilities for making electric vehicles (EVs) and parts — including in election battlegrounds Michigan and Georgia. The funds will go towards converting 11 shuttered or at-risk facilities in eight states, covering another battleground, Pennsylvania, and...

New CitroÎn C3 Aircross SUV is simply more
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New CitroÎn C3 Aircross SUV is simply more

The new Citroën C3 Aircross SUV follows the exciting new C3 as the second model for the African market on the C-Cubed programme. Offering bold SUV versatility with muscular design and a class-leading drivetrain, the C3 Aircross represents excellent value in the segment. It’s simply clever, comfortable and cool!   Although no local Citroën dealer currently exists after...

Jac’s x200 cuts operational costs for any business
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Jac’s x200 cuts operational costs for any business

JAC Motors’ ultimate flatbed workhorse, the X200, is an ideal addition to any business, big or small. What’s more is that the double-cab configuration of the X200 is now available in Namibia offering high reliability design as well as a great warranty, seven-year/200 000km warranty, for a commercial vehicle. The 1.3-tonne forward-cab double-cab boasts a...

Labour commissioner’s office consults on business process re-engineering
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Labour commissioner’s office consults on business process re-engineering

The Office of the Labour Commissioner recently conducted a stakeholders’ engagement on Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) as a comprehensive initiative to improve its service delivery.  This initiative aims to address longstanding challenges, and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of labour dispute resolution in Namibia, while also providing stakeholders with a platform to identify bottlenecks that...

Reach Namibia promotes health, empowerment
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Reach Namibia promotes health, empowerment

The USAID-funded Reach Namibia project recently hosted the vibrant and impactful ‘Youth Take Charge’ mobilisation event at the UN Plaza, where 360 young people received essential health and education services.   Youth Take Charge targets priority populations with a comprehensive array of education and clinical services, including HIV, gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and education, HIV testing,...

Ethiopian awarded for outstanding Covid response
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Ethiopian awarded for outstanding Covid response

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s most successful airline, was awarded the prestigious Global Recognition and Appreciation Award at the First International Post-Covid Conference held in Toronto.  The accolade acknowledges Ethiopian Airlines’ pivotal role in distributing emergency gear throughout Africa during the Covid-19 pandemic, ensuring the delivery of essential medical supplies and saving countless lives.  The conference was...