Karibib economic growth and development


The Chairperson of the Karibib Town Council, Lazarus Kanelombe, shared the town's journey of economic growth and development before and after independence.

Karibib is located on the main road between the capital city of Windhoek and the coastal town of Swakopmund, about 100km west of Okahandja. 

Karibib exists today mostly due to the railway development between the coast and inland Namibia. The Karibib railway building is a national monument. 

KGK recognises long service employees


KGK Namibia has celebrated and recognised its 41 employees for their long service as a way of recognising and rewarding their loyalty to the company.

KGK Namibia is a prestigious name in the diamond cutting and polishing industry, known for its commitment and ethical practices. 

The company plays a pivotal role in promoting the local workforce and fostering economic development.

Its employees received long-term service certificates, commending their valued commitment and contribution to the company.

Erongo RED Declares N$10,2 Million Dividend 


Erongo Regional Electricity Distributor has declared dividends of N$10,2 million.

The announcement was made by Erongo Red's Chief Executive, Immanuel !Hanabeb, in Walvis Bay.

!Hanabeb stated that during the period under review, the company provided subsidies totaling N$24 million to pensioners and vulnerable individuals. Additionally, nearly N$500,000 was spent on various corporate social responsibility activities, including graduate programs and job attachment opportunities. 

Namibia expands visa-on-arrival services


The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security has launched visa on arrival services at an additional four entry points, bringing the total number of entry points in Namibia with visa on arrival to 11.

The new entry points are Oshikango, Mohembo, Ariamsvlei, Noordoewer, and Oranjemund Border Posts.

During the launch, the Home Affairs Minister stated that the decision to implement visas on arrival for tourists and visitors is in line with the principles and agenda of the African Union for Africa's integration agenda and visa-free Africa.

PM urges public collaboration in education funding for economic growth


Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has called on the public to collaborate with the government in investing in the funding of education in order for Namibia to reach its economic potential and achieve sustainable growth.

Addressing attendees at the high-level tertiary education funding budget review dinner on Thursday, Kuugongelwa-Amadhila acknowledged the government’s limitations in the level of funding required by the education sector.

Private sector memorial service honours late President Geingob's impact on Namibia


The memorial service at Casa Rosalia on Monday was organised by the private sector and included tributes from several prominent figures reflecting on the late President Geingob's impact on Namibia.

The tributes emphasised President Geingob's understanding of the necessity of making tough decisions to build an inclusive and prosperous Namibia, as well as his focus on promoting tourism and creating a welcoming environment.

Furthermore, his initiatives to stimulate economic growth, ensure fair treatment for all, and influence various sectors were recognised.

Kavango East Region's leadership convened to enhance local economic growth


Regional leadership in the Kavango East Region met with the business community to discuss how to better improve local economic growth and development.

Referred to as the Mayoral Business Forum, the platform brings the local business community under one roof to, amongst other things, foster strong bonds and promote a unified business spirit. This is particularly important ahead of one of the region's biggest events, the Rundu Annual Trade Fair, next month.

Finance Minister Ipumbu Shiimi launches national Codes of Good Practice


The Minister of Finance and Public Enterprises, Ipumbu Shiimi says the coming into force of the Codes of Good Practice is an important step in promoting economic growth and encouraging local investment in the country.

Shiimi said this at the launch of the Codes of Good Practice, aimed at promoting, facilitating and strengthening the implementation of the empowerment and industrialization policies of the government.