Staff ReporterWindhoek-Namibia’s junior football side, Young Warriors, yesterday jetted off to Accra, Ghana to partake in a two-week training camp ahead of their clashes against Angola, Lesotho and Zimbabwe in Group C of this year’s Cosafa U/20 Cup, which takes place on December 6-16.The Namibia Football Association (NFA), through the ministry of youth and sport, made the trip...
Otniel HembapuWindhoek-Judging from her teammates’ fitness levels, zealousness and the overall camaraderie within the squad, Namibia’s senior women hockey team’s inspirational skipper Maggie Mengo strongly believes they have what it takes to leave lasting footprints at next year’s FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup.The 2018 International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women’s Indoor Hockey World Cup, which will mark the 5th edition...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) announced the recipients of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and 2018 Youth Olympic Games scholarships during a handover ceremony held in the capital yesterday.Nine scholarships were awarded to assist athletes to attend qualification events in order for them to qualify for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, while seven scholarships will make...
Name: Hage Geingob Born: 3 August 1941 (age 76) Place of Birth: Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region Position vied for: Swapo presidentHage Godfried Geingob defines himself as “a Pan-Africanist who believes in a united Africa.” He also says having served as a teacher “instilled in him the strong belief in education and motivated him to dedicate his life to the capacity building of others.”...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-FNB Namibia yesterday launched another first for the Namibian market, namely FNB Rewards, which enables customers to earn cash back for doing everyday things like purchasing airtime on cellphone banking, online banking or using the banking app; filling up with fuel with an FNB credit card, and spending with a debit or credit card. Cash backs will be...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-Bank Windhoek has announced the upgrade of its ATMs and the addition of three local languages. “Innovation has become the epicentre of customer experiences and necessitated the need for us to evolve at all touchpoints. As a local bank, we must remain relevant and support our next level of growth in the local market,” said Baronice Hans, Bank Windhoek’s...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-Local Advertising Agency, Advantage Y&R, achieved major success at the 2017 Epica Awards in Berlin. The Advertising Agency’s ‘African Trash Masks’ campaign won gold in the ‘Public Interest – Environment’ category at the Epica Awards, held on November 16 in Berlin.The Epica Awards are the only prizes in the world judged by journalists working for marketing and...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-Five young disadvantaged women from the /Ai-/Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (ARTP) recently graduated from the SA College for Tourism (SACT) in Graaff Reinet in South Africa with certificates in hospitality. The women were part of a class of graduates all from the Southern African region.The five young women mainly from vulnerable groups within the ARTP were selected...
Staff ReporterWindhoek-Go Safe ‘Eenda Nawa’, the award-winning local company that was awarded the Development Bank of Namibia’s first-ever Business Innovation Award in 2014 and the NYC Youth’s Most Innovative Enterprise Award in 2016, amongst others, will officially enter the African market in 2018 from its new Johannesburg office.The company will officially start trading in South Africa during the...
Edgar BrandtWindhoek-A 2014 report titled ‘One Trillion Dollar Scandal’, by an organization called the One Campaign, claims that developing countries lose US$1 trillion annually to corporate transgressions, most of which, it says, is traceable to the activities of companies with secret ownership. Another report in 2015 on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, chaired by former South African president Thabo...

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