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      Local procurement forum slated for next week

      Local procurement forum slated for next week

      2018-11-30  Staff Report 2
      WINDHOEK – The Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust), in conjunction with Engineers Without Borders Canada – Mining Shared Value (EWB-MSV), and the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is scheduled to host a forum on supporting effective mining local procurement strategies and best practices. The forum is slated for next week Wednesday at the NUST Hotel
      Job losses in mining sector concerns Alweendo

      Job losses in mining sector concerns Alweendo

      2018-11-30  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo, is concerned about recent job losses within the mining sector and has called on Namibian mining executives to brainstorm on how to retain employment for Namibians as well as to create prospects for unemployed graduates to benefit from the country’s extractive resources. Alweendo expressed his concern during a briefing with mining industry exec
      Navachab gets new managing director

      Navachab gets new managing director

      2018-11-30  Eveline de Klerk
      SWAKOPMUND - QKR Cooperation Limited has appointed George Botshiwe as the new Managing Director of the QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine, effective as of November 01, 2018. Botshiwe replaces Johan Coetzee who served as the managing director of the mine for the past five years.
      Video:Telecom brings in 1.5 billion in turnover

      Video:Telecom brings in 1.5 billion in turnover

      2018-11-29  Strauss Lunyangwe
      Telecom brings in 1.5 billion in turnover
      AfricaCom 2018 shows us that technology really is the key to African growth

      AfricaCom 2018 shows us that technology really is the key to African growth

      2018-11-29  Staff Report 2
      As Green, we were privileged to be the only Namibian ICT company to be an exhibitor at AfricaCom 2018, just as we had been last year. We shared the booth with Submer whose Submer Smartpod is a green (environmentally green) solution for datacenter cooling – great to be partnering with such a cutting-edge technology company. What struck me at AfricaCom this
      Geingob says harnessing technology is crucial for socio-economic development

      Geingob says harnessing technology is crucial for socio-economic development

      2018-11-29  Staff Report 2
      WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob, while speaking at the 10th anniversary partnership celebration between Huawei and MTC this week, stated that for Namibia to achieve the tenets of the AU Agenda 2063, “it is pertinent that we encourage, support and foster technological progress on the continent, to augment economic growth and stimulate positive social change.”
      FirstRand Namibia and CHANGE help ex-offenders

      FirstRand Namibia and CHANGE help ex-offenders

      2018-11-29  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust re-iterated its financial commitment and pledged more than N$364 000 to CHANGE, highlighting the continued commitment towards education and skills development programmes. Amongst its various courses, CHANGE provides a fashion design and tailoring programme, as well as business training.
      Epangelo wants to increase government’s 3% share in Rossing Uranium

      Epangelo wants to increase government’s 3% share in Rossing Uranium

      2018-11-29  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – Epangelo Mining, the State-owned mining company established in 2008 to occupy a significant position in major commodity businesses, inclusive of uranium, has confirmed that while it was not offered a first-right of refusal for the Rio Tinto shares in Rössing Uranium, because it is not a direct shareholder in the mine, it is in fact interested in increasing government’s three percent sta
      How to beat the Janu-worry blues

      How to beat the Janu-worry blues

      2018-11-28  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The festive season is a time of high risk for impulse spending – buying something because you see it, not because you need it. In light of Namibia’s economic downturn, fostering healthy spending behaviour has been top of mind for their citizens. Martha Murorua, Executive Officer for Consumer Banking at FNB Namibia, shares her thoughts.