• August 7th, 2020

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GIPF reaps fruit of Mashare Berries investment

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has confirmed Namibia’s first largescale commercial blueberry harvest, produced by the Mashare Berries project, which forms part of the Spitz Capital Fund anchored in the GIPF unlisted investment programme. 


GIPF in search of former members with unclaimed benefits

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has appealed to all former members who left employment due to retirement, resignation, ill-health, disability or retrenchment and have not claimed or received their pension benefits from GIPF to contact the HR offices of their former employers to complete a claim form with the relevant supporting documents for submission to the Fund as soon as possible.  


GIPF sets aside N$25.9 billion to ensure benefit payments

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is aware of the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) and has taken the necessary precautions to protect its staff members by encouraging them to practice best hygienic methods such as washing their hands with soap regularly, applying alcohol-based hand sanitisers and wearing of protective gear such as masks and gloves where necessary.  


The legacy awaiting Geingob

After a challenging five years, rocked by weak economic growth, unemployment and an internal rebellion within the ruling party, President Hage Geingob will be looking at securing a rock-solid legacy as he starts serving his final term tomorrow. 

Namibia unite against youth tribalism

Last week Saturday, large groups of manifestly one tribal youth sections upped the game by demanding the immediate stepping down of President Hage Geingob, in a tribal manner which left no doubt that they are a tribal grouping seeking the ouster of a democratically elected leader simply because he is not of their origin.


GIPF takes member education to the south

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is a statutory pension fund that was created by the Namibian government to provide pension and other related benefits to civil servants as well as employees of participating institutions established by Acts of Parliament. GIPF is a defined pension fund that provides guaranteed pension benefits to its large membership base, and the benefits are defined in terms of the Rules of the Fund.


Konigstein introduces smart farming to Mashare 

RUNDU – A local company Konigstein Capital, which has a 25-year lease agreement to operate at the Mashare irrigation scheme, has installed a smart system at the farm to control centre pivots with a computer or on an iPad without physically being in the field.


PDM promises massive reforms

KEETMANSHOOP - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) supporters were appealed to afford the party just one term in ruling, to effect beneficial changes for the country during the party’s star rally in


GIPF engages //Kharas members

KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas regional governor Lucia Basson expressed sincere hope that her plea to the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) for more investments in the region will not fall on deaf ears.


One person charged in GIPF debacle

WINDHOEK – Prosecutor General (PG) Martha Imalwa yesterday confirmed that one person – whose identity she withheld – has been charged under the Insolvency Act and also with fraud into the missing millions of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).

GIPF opens Eenhana office 

WINDHOEK - The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) yesterday officially opened its branch in Eenhana, situated in Onawa complex, Tobias Harelbeke Street. The opening of the branch was necessitated by the outcry for more accessible services in the Ohangwena Region and it is aligned to the Fund’s overall corporate strategy.  

GIPF members urged to update beneficiary nomination forms

WINDHOEK - The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has urged all members to visit their Human Resource officers from their respective institutions, to update their Beneficiary Nomination forms. Members must ensure that the names and date of births of their dependants (beneficiaries) and nominees accurately appear on the forms as they reflect on their national documents.


Nuyoma shares secret of GIPF turnaround

WINDHOEK - The turnaround strategies deployed by Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) over the past five years were highly successful and have shown that with the right combination of factors, organisations can meet challenges head on, CEO David Nuyoma said yesterday.

Shoprite shareholder GIPF supports sued workers

WINDHOEK – The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), one of the largest Namibian beneficiary shareholders in Shoprite Holdings, has spoken out against the ill treatment of workers and indecent wages at Shoprite, as well as its support for the calls for Shoprite to drop the lawsuit against its workers.