nbc employees donate blood


The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) had its own blood donation campaign at its headquarters in the Northern Industrial Area in Windhoek on Thursday.

This follows an appeal by the Namibia Blood Transfusion Service (NAMBTS) for the public to donate blood as NAMBTS is running low.

The Marketing Officer of the Namibia Blood Transfusion Service, Frieda Vatileni-Asino, who was present at the nbc blood donation initiative, says blood donation is an essential way of life that must be supported to make a major difference in the lives of many people. 

OTT Streaming Platforms and Content Management Summit underway


The highly anticipated Over-the-Top (OTT) Streaming Platforms and Content Management Summit is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. 

The summit is a gathering of industry leaders, experts, and innovators who promise to delve into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the rapidly evolving landscape of OTT streaming platforms and content management.

The President of the Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) and Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc), Stanley Similo, is among the participants at the summit.

nbc DG acknowledges Geingob's impact on media freedom


The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's Director General, Stanley Similo, commended the late President Geingob for his influence on media freedom during his visit to Casa Rosalia.

Similo, accompanied by his wife Alna, who is the current Principal of Suiderhof Primary School, visited the family of the late President Geingob to express their condolences and offer their support during this difficult time.

After signing the Book of Condolence, the nbc Director General stated that the late President made a significant impact on media freedom.

nbc staff urged to professionally cover President Geingob's mourning


The Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc), Stanley Similo, has motivated his staff to up their game now more than ever, as all eyes, both national and international, are on the national broadcaster.

In a meeting with his senior team today, Similo called for heightened levels of professionalism, both visually and technically, in the coverage of the official mourning period, memorial, and funeral services.

The national broadcaster is the designated broadcaster for the official memorial and state funeral of the late president.

Winna Mariba game show returns


The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) and Trustco Group have revived and unveiled the television game show Winna Mariba.

This exciting comeback follows the signing of a five-year memorandum of understanding between the national broadcaster and Trustco Group, paving the way for a series of engaging programmes.

The momentous joint announcement signifies a step forward in the production of local content.

"The Goal" premiers on DStv 


The film is part of the thirteen films by Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) and Multi-Choice Namibia.

"The Goal" film premiered on KykNET and DSTV.

The crew gathered at the Goethe-Institut to witness the premiere of the film.

The film tells the story of a talented young footballer from an underprivileged background who puts her scholarship at risk when she tries to fit in at a private school.

Otja Kooper, who played the lead character, sat with nbc.

MultiChoice, nbc launch Mukorob Film Project


The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Emma Theofelus, has urged commercial banks to consider the establishment of a specialised loan programme tailored to support local filmmakers.

She was speaking at the launch of the Mukorob Film Project in the capital on Wednesday.

MultiChoice Namibia's collaboration with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has enabled 13 local film production houses to release top-quality and distinct Namibian stories.

Namibians encouraged to support their beauty queens


Namibians are encouraged to show support for their beauty queens as they represent the country on international stages.

There are four pageants in which Namibia will be represented internationally.

Miss Namibia Jameela |Uiras will represent the country at Miss Universe, set to take place on the 18th of November this year in El Salvador. First runner-up Albertina Haimbala will be participating in the 72nd Miss World competition, with the country and date still to be announced.

Female MP's encouraged to advocate for more funding for nbc


Oshana Governor Elia Irimari has encouraged female parliamentarians participating in a capacity-building workshop for women parliamentarians in Oshakati to advocate for more funding for the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc).

This step is essential to enabling the broadcaster to expand its reach across all 14 regions of the country.

National Skills Competition to take place in September


The National Training Authority (NTA) will host the 3rd National Skills Competition in September.

NTA entered into an exciting Service Level Agreement with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc).

The agreement will see full coverage of the skills competition across all of nbc's platforms.

The event is in preparation for the Global WorldSkills competition, which is slated for next year in France.

Technical and vocational skills are the focal points, where the best in a variety of skill sets will compete.