Young boxer aims to qualify for tournament in Senegal

Johannes Trofimus, a talented young amateur boxer hailing from the esteemed MTC Kilimandjaro Boxing Academy, aspires to qualify for an upcoming amateur boxing tournament in Senegal this September.

At the age of 23, Trofimus discovered his passion for boxing when his older brother convinced him to embrace the sport. With dreams of becoming a professional boxer, he aims to represent not only his hometown but also his country and the renowned MTC Kilimandjaro Boxing Academy.

Amaupa, Oikokola village residents fume over network coverage

Residents of Omusati's Amaupa and Oikokola villages are fuming over the lack of cellphone network coverage, resulting in them resorting to climbing trees in search of a network.

The fed-up villagers handed over a petition to the Tsandi Councillor and the Governor of the Omusati Region.

The villagers say the non-availability of network coverage has made it difficult for them to report incidents of crime and emergencies.

They are calling on MTC, or Telecom, to erect a network tower in their villages.

Groendraai Primary School benefits from MTC's Rural School Project

The Groendraai Primary School, located on the outskirts of Rehoboth, is the most recent school to benefit from MTC's Rural School Project.

Constructed 71 years ago on privately owned farmland, this rural school serves 225 learners.

Prior to MTC's Rural School Project intervention, the classrooms were in a dire state.

According to the school principal, Charlton Rickerts, students are squeezed into classrooms, exacerbating the challenges posed by varying weather conditions.

Okahandja micro-entrepreneurs unhappy with MTC stalls

Tables turned at what was expected to be an occasion of celebration at Okahandja when micro-entrepreneurs received stalls from MTC.

Beneficiaries are, however, not pleased with the donation, citing issues of safety and space.

Okahandja's microentrepreneurs were blessed with a space for them to put up their businesses and operate under a roof.

Unfortunately, the micro-entrepreneurs were not moved; instead, they were unhappy and dismayed by what was offered.

Biometric data needed for customers to access MTC services

MTC has reiterated that customers who wish to continue using the services provided by the mobile giant must provide their biometric data during the registration of their SIM cards.

MTC's insistence comes in contrast to the stance taken by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), which clarified that the capture of biometric data would not be mandatory for SIM card registrations.

Despite the directive issued by CRAN on Friday, MTC remains firm in its position.

Namibia celebrates Worker's Day

A number of local companies took to social media to celebrate and appreciate their employees on Worker's Day.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts, showing true hospitality, served their employees with a heartfelt message hailing them as hardworking heroes who shape their communities.

Namibia University of Science and Technology, on the other hand, took the manual route, depicting construction workers with a thank you for Workers' Day. 

MTC awards employees money to aid them to create  sustainable value chain for themselves

MTC awarded its employees between N$30 000 and N$60 000 through its MTC Dreamers Project in a bid to aid them to create a sustainable value chain for themselves.

Employees were required to apply by submitting a business plan or an original idea, before being subjected to a series of presentations in order to convince the Evaluation Committee – made up of internal MTC experts to approve their envisaged plan.

Together as one part 9 face-off takes place

The Together As One Part 9 boxing bonanza under the theme "Independence Boxing Championship" is set to host their first local event this Saturday at the Windhoek Country Club and Resort.

Two headlining acts are expected to put up a fight of blood, sweat and knockouts. While there have been a few minor changes concerning Paulinus Ndjolonimus' opponent, the overall plan remains the same, promoter Nestor Tobias explains.

Erongo Red and MTC sign agreement

Erongo Red and MTC have signed an agreement to boost digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

At the signing ceremony in Walvis Bay, Erongo Red's Chief Executive Officer described MTC as a digital enabler for the public sector.

Tino !Hanabeb believes MTC will be able to support electrification and mitigate Erongo Red's challenges, which include access to electricity, theft, and revenue collection.