Female entrepreneurs successfully graduate from "She ReBuilds the World" program

Businesswomen from Namibia, Zambia, and Latvia have been awarded certificates after completing an entrepreneurship programme.

The programme, conducted under the theme "She Rebuilds the World," aimed to empower and support women in their entrepreneurial endeavours.

The four-month online programme was attended by new and aspiring female entrepreneurs and facilitated by Riga Business School.

In Namibia, the graduation ceremony took place at the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB).

Youth urged to take advantage of business opportunities available in various sectors

The Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), Nangula Uaandja has urged young people to take advantage of the business opportunities available in various sectors. 

Uaandja says the country has a lot to offer in terms of agriculture, mining and energy, oil and gas. 

Uaandja interacted with young entrepreneurs and professionals at an event titled "Oxungi." 

NIPDB finalizing MoU with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) is finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre.

The two met on the sidelines of the 53rd General Assembly of the just-ended World Trade Centres Association in Accra, Ghana.

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre is the West African nation's foremost investment attraction and promotion agency under the Office of the President. 

The MoU aims to strengthen the role of Investment Promotion Agencies in facilitating investments and trade on the continent.

NIPDB and Bank Windhoek hold SME finance symposium

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) and Bank Windhoek held an SME finance symposium to engage small and medium enterprises on how to acquire finances for their businesses.

The engagement also aimed to equip existing small and medium enterprises with the knowledge to succeed in acquiring loans from Bank Windhoek.

Entrepreneurs were urged to first open a bank account as an SME, obtain a tax certificate, register a business, and raise capital when starting a business.

Namibia's journey to producing commercial oil at beginning stages- Shino

Namibia still has a journey of at least four years before it is expected to produce its first commercial oil, from reserves discovered in the Kavango Basin.

The Petroleum Commissioner in the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Maggie Shino suggested this at the second edition of the Namibia University of Science and Technology's lecture series on petroleum activities in Namibia.

Shino says additional drilling will start as soon as next month and results of tests into commercial viability are expected within months.