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Garage owner employs fellow TVET graduates A diesel mechanic graduate Ruben Shivolo, who is employed by a fellow technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduate, says that it is important for trainees to start their businesses after graduating to reduce the high unemployment rate in the country and support their family members. Twenty-four-year-old Shivolo, […]

Edgars Online powers Spotlight by Bertha has enjoyed growing viewership thanks to its video-on-demand platform and a renewed focus on bringing quality local content to the world. ‘Spotlight by Bertha’, is the latest example of a successful local production, which focuses on home-grown movers and shakers. This podcast-style talk show has gained great traction […]

Let’s go #ExperienceNamibia this summer.  Where are you going this summer holiday?  The refreshing Atlantic ocean or the exquisite landscapes of the south? The awesome depths of the Fish River Canyon or the generous waterways of the Zambezi? Come on Namibia! Let’s experience… Namibia. Share your summer holiday travel experiences on socials and tag 99FM […]

iCAN National Accounting Summit 2023 The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia held its first National Accounting Summit on 16 and 17 November 2023. This first-of-its-kind two-day event aimed to position the accounting profession for relevance, digitalisation, governance, and sustainability. The stage boasted more than 30 speakers, with over 290 attendees.    TribeFire Studios CEO, Stefan […]

From begging to business owners By: Ketemba Tjipepa Childhood friends, Jonathan Eiseb and Quinton Beukes started a business selling cooked meat and chicken feet around Wanaheda’s Oshango area in Windhoek. The duo has since employed two more people, and they aspire to bring change to the community they grew up in, where unemployment is high […]

By: Josia Shigwedha & Nduuvundi David  Community members from Ekonghola village in Oshikoto region staged a peaceful demonstration against the appointment of the new headman, alleging that he does not reside in the village and only owns a cattle post. They also said that they will only accept a leader whom they elected themselves.   The […]

ICAN Accounting Summit a huge success That is how the organisers and participants of the first-ever Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia, ICAN, National Accounting Summit have described the two-day event. So much so, that a special announcement was made on the second day of the much-anticipated summit, let’s find out more in this special […]

RA to upgrade main roads in Oshana and Oshikoto regions By: Ketemba Tjipepa & Nduuvundi David Roads Authority (RA) intends to upgrade four roads from gravel to low-standard tarred roads in Oshana and Oshikoto regions. This was revealed by Roads Authority Chief executive officer, Conrad Lutombi, during the groundbreaking ceremony at Engoyi village in Omuntele constituency […]

Guide to setting up civil society organisations launched Local lawyer, Diane Hubbard, has launched a book which aims to guide civil society organisations to self regulate and be accountable to its stakeholder. The book is titled ‘channel for change: Guide to setting up Civil society organisation in Namibia was launched on Monday in Windhoek. The […]

By: Ellen Shihepo The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) Calle Schlettwein, said that the country’s first wastewater treatment plant near Windhoek’s Goreangab Dam is in the process of being upgraded by adding a second plant to increase drinking water demand by 30 percent once completed. This comes as part of Schlettwein’s contribution […]