• Equalize! Unite to end the inequalities holding back the end of AIDS

    By Dr. Alti Zwandor. UNAIDS Country Director in Namibia for World AIDS Day. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) new report Dangerous Inequalities shows that unequal access to rights, services, science, and resources is holding back the end of AIDS as a public health threat. Dangerous Inequalities unpacks the impact of gender inequalities, […]

  • SADC Extraordinary Ministerial Committee meets to discuss the political and security situation and the rule of law in the region

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will hold the Extraordinary Ministerial Committee (MCO) of the Organ on Politics Defence and Security Cooperation. The SADC Extraordinary MCO will be meeting in Windhoek on 30 November and will be presided over by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, in […]

  • One Economy host male engagement cook-off

    The One Economy Foundation hosted their #BeFree Cook-Off: Male Engagement at Droombos recently, with the First Lady of Namibia, Monica Geingos, and Governor of the Hardap Region Salomon April as guests. The event combined practical cooking tutorials with a male engagement session that included inmates from the Namibia Correctional Services. Head of Programmes at One […]

  • Windhoek Mayoral Trust donates to several beneficiaries

    The Windhoek Residents Mayoral Trust gets its funds from residents, corporates, and individuals through donations and fundraising activities recently donated to seven beneficiaries. The City of Windhoek said in a statement that the Trust donated to the God Provides Kitchen, which received food items worth N$4 000. “The soup kitchen provides meals twice a week […]

  • Namibia Trade Forum, DBN pen MoU to strengthen domestic trade

    The Namibia Trade Forum (NTF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN), to power domestic trade by enhancing domestic industrialisation, production, and eventually market access, recently. Chief Executive of NTF, Stacey Pinto said this collaboration will provide SMEs with increased opportunities for loan approval, entering the market space, and […]

  • First ever all-black female team set to take on Nedbank Desert Dash gets boost from Old Mutual

    The first-ever all-black female team to participate in the much-anticipated Nedbank Desert Dash slated to take place in less than two weeks recently received a boost from Old Mutual Namibia. The team will consist of Vicky Dan, Winnie Mukupuki, Sofia Simon, and Jacky Shipena. To date, there has never been full participation of an all-black […]

  • Nandi-Ndaitwah clinches SWAPO vice president seat

    The South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO) on Monday elected the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as the party’s Vice President (VP). Speaking after the announcement of the results, the President, HE Dr Hage Geingob said that “this is a big day, we have made history by electing […]

  • Bank Windhoek identified as the best foreign exchange financial institute locally

    Bank Windhoek was recently named the Best Foreign Exchange (FX) Bank locally by the London-based Global Finance magazine. Global Finance covers, amongs others, banking, trading, technology, tax and legal, and asset and wealth management. The announcement was made in New York in the United States, where Global Finance magazine named its 23rd annual World’s Best […]

  • Aviation industry plays a multiplier role in the growth and enablement of other vital sectors says Hans

    The aviation industry plays a multiplier role in the growth and enablement of other vital sectors, such as trade and tourism, Bank Windhoek’s Managing Director, Baronice Hans, recently said this when she participated in the Aviation and Connectivity Forum discussions hosted by the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) in Windhoek. During the discussions, Hans touched on […]

  • Experience the richness of joining Katuka as a mentee

    What a privilege to be part of the Katuka programme! Perspective on mentoring by Ella Lisa Kavita. I came into this programme thinking “I know it all, what else is there that someone else can teach me about myself or my own life”, but as life would have it, I had a lot to learn. […]

  • Namwater Dam Bulletin on Monday 28 November 2022

    A blank space or an (NR) indicates no readings received. An ( e ) indicates that the water level has been estimated. An ( w ) indicates that the conditions were very windy, resulting in an inaccurate reading. Omatjenne Dam does not have abstraction facilities. The dam contents are according to the latest dam basin […]

  • Katuka programme celebrates mentorship legacy

    The Katuka mentorship Programme for 2022 celebrated the successful completion of this year’s programme and introduced mentors and mentees for 2023 at an event held on 23 November. The organiser of the Economist Businesswoman Projects, Desere Lundon-Muller said the programme, launched in 2001, empowers and encourages business, and professional women to achieve their goals. “Katuka […]