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      SADC bemoans lack of financing for crucial infrastructure

      SADC bemoans lack of financing for crucial infrastructure

      2018-08-13  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK - An overarching theme at yesterday’s Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat briefing on infrastructure and services, which included an overview of regional renewable energy ventures, was the stagnation of crucial projects in the region, most of which require additional and alternative sources of funding.
      NDTC invests N$700 000 in Olafika SME Mentorship Programme

      NDTC invests N$700 000 in Olafika SME Mentorship Programme

      2018-08-13  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Olafika SME Development Mentorship Programme is a promising program that seeks to take Namibia entrepreneurs from across the country’s 14 regions on a journey from rough to polished gems. This is the analogy of the Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC), as a local company with a global reach, that...
      PowerCom continues support to ICT Summit

      PowerCom continues support to ICT Summit

      2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Namibia’s only tower infrastructure provider, PowerCom, has provided further sponsorship for the ICT Summit in Namibia with a financial contribution of N$50 000 for a two-year period, which has increased their total contribution since 2016 to N$150 000. PowerCom joins other corporates in partnering with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in sponsoring the event whi
      Shindume takes over as Head of Public Sector Banking at Bank Windhoek

      Shindume takes over as Head of Public Sector Banking at Bank Windhoek

      2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK– Bank Windhoek has confirmed the appointment of Shali Shindume as its Head of Public Sector Banking at its Corporate and Institutional Banking Division, as of the beginning of August. Shindume brings a wealth of experience spanning 15 years in the banking sphere.
      Reform needed for a sustainable electricity distribution sector - Alweendo

      Reform needed for a sustainable electricity distribution sector - Alweendo

      2018-08-10  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK– Despite Namibia being in the process of becoming more self-sufficient in terms of electricity production, the country is still overly reliant on sourcing power from neighbouring countries as it still imports approximately 60 percent of its electricity requirements. Due to this factor, the country has to identify new means to generate more electricity locally and to make it more accessibl
      The enormous impact of tourism on the local economy

      The enormous impact of tourism on the local economy

      2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - When one thinks about the tourism industry, what usually comes to mind are the tourism facilities along with transportation service providers. These players have a significant role to play to ensure tourists are accommodated and transported. 
      Pension funds to meet to discuss economic growth

      Pension funds to meet to discuss economic growth

      2018-08-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK-MNCapital Group, an international investment advisory and institutional business development firm, in association with Africonomie UK, a UK-based investment advisory and communication firm, have confirmed that various pension funds and several international and local leading institutions will gather in Windhoek on August 22 and 23 to discuss Namibia’s economic growth through pension fund
      Imagine doing eWallet through Bank Windhoek’s ATMs

      Imagine doing eWallet through Bank Windhoek’s ATMs

      2018-08-10  Desie Heita
      WINDHOEK – Imagine receiving an eWallet of N$500 from a friend and instead of taking a taxi to the nearest FNB ATM machine, you simply use the Bank Windhoek ATM not far from where you are standing waiting for a taxi when that SMS notification beeped on your cellphone. Just close your eyes for a moment, and visualise if you will, the flood of relief and joy of convenience that would jolt through yo
      China overtakes South Africa as Namibia’s biggest export market

      China overtakes South Africa as Namibia’s biggest export market

      2018-08-09  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK - South Africa has been overtaken by the world’s second largest economy, China, as Namibia’s single biggest export market. This is according to the Namiåbia Statistics Agency (NSA) trade statistics for the first quarter of 2018 which indicated that Namibian exports to China grew by an astounding 779 percent compared to the previous quarter, while exports to neighbouring South Africa only