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NFA/NBC MOU: NFA, NBC Partner for Unrestricted Football Coverage

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Following a period of administrative disputes, Namibian football is poised for a strong comeback.

The Namibian Football Association (NFA) and the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and held a follow-up meeting to solidify their commitment to promoting football development in the country.

The MOU, signed on March 28th, 2024, paves the way for unrestricted broadcasting of all football activities in Namibia, including the top-flight league, lower tiers, and cup matches for both men's and women's divisions.

The nbc Assures comprehensive coverage of late President Geingob's memorial and funeral services

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's Director General, Stanley Similo, says the national broadcaster is ready to provide coverage of the memorial and funeral services of the late President Hage Geingob.

Similo made this remark during an update on the national broadcaster's readiness for the memorial and funeral services.

The Director-General says he has confidence in his teams and is positive that the national broadcaster will successfully cover the events.

Trustco & nbc reaffirms delivery of exceptional entertainment

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has reaffirmed its partnership with Trustco in delivering exceptional entertainment to its viewers by bringing back the Trustco Winna Mariba show. 

The history of Trustco's Winna Mariba spans nearly two decades, commencing in 2003 when Trustco Group embarked on an innovative journey by introducing SMS competitions. 

The Director General of the national broadcaster, Stanley Similo, welcomed the reintroduction of the show, saying it will contribute immensely to the production and broadcast of local content.

NBC secures rights to broadcast AFCON

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has secured the broadcast rights for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) football competition scheduled to take place from Saturday, January 13, 2024.

The NBC will broadcast all 52 games on television as well as through the newly launched app, nbcPlus (available on Appstore and https://nbcplus.na) while radio will broadcast 46 out of the 52 games.

nbc apologises to Patrick Swartz and Central Procurement Board

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On December 31st, we ran a year-in-review, which recapped some of the stories that made headlines in 2023.

One of the stories featured was the awarding of what came to be known as the "condom tender" by the Central Procurement Board of Namibia, in which an insert of the former Board Chairperson Patrick Swartz was erroneously used.

In the insert, Swartz emphasised the board's mandate during his tenure, which ended on March 31, 2022.

Although the insert used reaffirmed the principles of the board, he was no longer part of the procurement when the programme aired.

Kaisames gospel show slated for Sunday

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The popular Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) radio station, Kaisames FM, continues to be active in the community.

This time around, the station will host a gospel festival in Windhoek's Zoo Park Amphitheatre on Sunday.

The festival of praise and worship promises to be a remarkable event as it will feature a dynamic collaboration between choirs and artists, resulting in an uplifting and inspirational performance.

nbc Plus App launches

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has unveiled its latest innovation, the nbc Plus App, which promises to revolutionise the way viewers and listeners access their favourite radio and television stations.
With just a click of a button, users can now enjoy seamless access to 11 radio stations and three TV stations, right at their fingertips.

NBC LAUNCHES SECOND FUN RUN

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The 2nd Fun Run organized by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is going to be held in four different towns next month.  The theme for this year's run is "Running for Cancer," which is a global recognition of October as Cancer Awareness Month.  The NBC Fun Run aims to promote the well-being of NBC employees and the corporation strongly believes that healthy employees contribute to decreased absenteeism and increased productivity. This was emphasized by NBC's Employee Engagement Officer, Lucy Rocco.

 

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation tours Neudamm UNAM campus

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Staff of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) visited the Neudamm UNAM campus outside Windhoek with the aim of fostering renewed collaborations between the two institutions.

This collaboration encompasses various areas such as research, academics, internships, and more.

During the visit, the campus showcased various activities that are conducted there, including physical examinations on animals, temperature checks, procedures for treating sick animals, and providing training to students on how to handle animals.

Trustco Group and nbc sign MoU to embark on various programmes

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the Trustco Group to undertake several programmes.

The main focus of the agreement is to bring back the popular Winna Mariba show as well as introduce new programmes such as a sports trivia show, a financial literacy programme, and an entrepreneurship development programme.

nbc Director-General Stanley Similo explains that the sports shows will provide opportunities for Namibians to actively participate and engage in entertainment.