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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 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. 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 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. The voice is one of the first sounds a baby hears when it comes into the world. The voice is also the most powerful tool a radio presenter can possibly possess - as an ability to carry meaning, message and magic, to a mass listening audience. The narrative of Namibia’s poetry scene will never be put to bed without the mention of Township Production’s bi-monthly Poetry Project, and its proponent Joseph Molapong. Local film, Oom Land, directed by local director and scriptwriter, Tim Huebschle has been nominated for ‘Don’t Stop Wondering’ award at the upcoming seventh Jozi Film Festival after reaching the ten finalists among all entries received from across Africa. This Shoprite saga got me thinking. How do South African multinational brands impact the Namibian arts and entertainment sector, if at all? If there’s an impact…is it positive or negative? Could we expand our probe from just the arts and entertainment sector to the overall Namibian way of life? HEJA LODGE – There is a reason they call it the Skyride, with some of the most challenging uphill climbs the Gravel & Dirt MTB Marathon Series, which is powered by Hollard, has to offer. OTJIWARONGO – Twelve people died in three separate road accidents on Friday and Saturday, with one killing eight people north of Otjiwarongo. The other two accidents on Saturday, which occurred in Erongo Region, claimed four lives. LÜDERITZ – The National Fishing Corporation of Namibia (Fishcor) on Friday paid out dividends of N$6 million to the Regional Governors Trust, which owns 22 percent, shares in the state-owned fishing company. WINDHOEK - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) must put pressure on member states to strengthen criminal justice systems to protect people with albinism across the sub-region, Amnesty International said on Friday, ahead of the regional bloc’s Heads of State summit in Windhoek. WINDHOEK - On Saturday, Namibian entertainment heads, who have been complaining about the local entertainment scene being stale, got the shock of their lives when MTC’s 081EVERY1 Festival came to town. WINDHOEK - African Vocals, an Acappella band from Mondesa, Swakopmund, will be fundraising in the Namib Primary School hall in Swakopmund, on September, supported by Elemotho. Funds shall be raised for the third Germany tour the group is planning for May 2019, after tours to Germany in 2014 and 2017. Tickets are for N$80 and will be available from August 6. Contact 0814217546 for tickets. WINDHOEK - There is urgent need to improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) services in Southern Africa, as far too many people continue to live without access to these basic facilities. 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... The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA), together with the Bank of Namibia and FinMart, is launching the Namibia Financial Inclusion Survey today at the Namibia Institute for Public Administration and Management (NIPAM). This is a survey of how individuals generate their income and how they manage their financial lives. It also includes individuals’ engagement with the financial services sector as a w WINDHOEK - Standard Bank has relaunched its Prestige Account, which is uniquely tailored to meet the banking and lifestyle needs of young professionals. For only N$199 per month, Prestige clients receive a wide range of services, offered in a reliable, time efficient and convenient fashion, allowing them to bank anytime, anywhere, with no long waiting periods or long queues to delay them. WINDHOEK - Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest and fastest growing airline group, has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year. In line with its 15-year strategic roadmap, Vision 2025, the airline registered historical success in financial, commercial, operational and customer service areas. WINDHOEK - The New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEEF) document being circulated on social media is outdated and does not reflect the government position on NEEEF, spokesperson in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Saima Shaanika, has revealed.