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      All systems go for 12th Luderitz Crayfish Festival

      All systems go for 12th Luderitz Crayfish Festival

      2019-04-11  Tuulikki Abraham
      LÜDERITZ - Lüderitz Mayor and Chairperson of Crayfish Festival Board of Trustees, Hilaria Mukapuli, told New Era that the 12th Lüderitz Crayfish Festival will take place from the 25 April, 2019 until 30 May, 2019, at the Lüderitz Waterfront Harbour Square. The theme for this year’s festival is “Our Ocean Our Heritage”.
      Standard Bank award bursaries to four students 

      Standard Bank award bursaries to four students 

      2019-04-11  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Standard Bank recently awarded bursaries to four students studying Cyber Security, Forensic Science and Actuarial Science at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, the University of Free State and Stellenbosch University as part of its annual Bursary Programme.
      NWR goes digital

      NWR goes digital

      2019-04-11  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The business world has significantly changed since the internet went mainstream during the early 1990s. I can recall how challenging it was to access information about businesses before this period. At the same time, the past two decades have brought about significant changes within the digital landscape that have led to companies having to either adapt or fall behind.
      Repo rate: Economists weigh-in

      Repo rate: Economists weigh-in

      2019-04-11  Edgar Brandt
      WINDHOEK – The central bank has maintained the repo rate at 6.75%, in line with the expectations of economic gurus, although there are divergent views regarding the decision to leave the rate unchanged for almost two years while the country’s economy is teetering.
      Opportunities created by fixed broadband growth

      Opportunities created by fixed broadband growth

      2019-04-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – Fixed broadband subscriptions in Sub Saharan Africa are estimated to be 6.6 million. This market is expected to grow by up to three-fold by 2023 according to Ovum, a London based global technology research and advisory firm. 
      ‘CakesforNamibia’ receives grant to boost production

      ‘CakesforNamibia’ receives grant to boost production

      2019-04-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Jacky’s Bakery (trading as CakesForNamibia) was recently chosen as one of the recipients of an income generating grant from the Khomas Regional Council (Windhoek East Constituency). 
      Namutoni school in Katutura takes the lead in ICT-education

      Namutoni school in Katutura takes the lead in ICT-education

      2019-04-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - Namutoni Primary School in Windhoek’s Katutura-East Constituency has entered a new phase in its existence as one of the leading institutions embracing and using Information Communication Technology (ICT) for teaching and learning activities.  
      Namcor assists Tsumkwe community 

      Namcor assists Tsumkwe community 

      2019-04-10  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) recently handed over mattresses and educational items valued at N$319 000 to the Tsumkwe Primary and Secondary School, as well as the Tsumkwe community development and learning centre. 
      ‘Namoysters’ highly sought-after

      ‘Namoysters’ highly sought-after

      2019-04-10  Eveline de Klerk
      SWAKOPMUND- While Namibian oysters remain one of the most sought after culinary treats on the highly-competitive international mariculture markets, local producers are going at great lengths to meet the high demand.