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NBC/NFA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) and the Namibia Football Association (NFA) have officially inked a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday, aimed at collaborating to elevate football promotion in Namibia.

This partnership entails developing content for the NFA's premier leagues to elevate corporate branding, media coverage, and societal influence. Additionally, the NBC will offer media coverage of NFA events across various platforms and secure broadcasting rights for NFA matches.

NBC tours the regions

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Various heads of department at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation have been visiting the Erongo, Oshana, Kavango West, and East regions over the past two weeks.  The nbc's news team in the Kavango East Region caught up with the head of the delegation, Menesia Muinjo.

Voter Education Important - Menesia Muinjo

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In every election, voter education is necessary to ensure that all citizens understand their democratic rights, the political system, and how and where to vote.

These were the words of nbc's Chief of News and Programming Officer Menesia Muinjo during a discussion on elections in Africa titled "Why the controversy around elections in Africa?"

Muinjo noted that for an election to be successful and democratic, voters must understand their rights and responsibilities, be sufficiently knowledgeable, and be well-informed to cast ballots that are legally valid.

nbc Molelo radio drama project expected to air between November and December

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has started working on the Molelo Radio Drama project, which is targeting all eleven radio services. 

The project is a result of the scientific audience research that was recently carried out by the broadcaster to determine the audience.

This week, the nbc is hosting a workshop session for producers, writers, and drama experts that is currently underway in Windhoek.

The drama project, which targets young people, will be broadcast in various languages.

The nbc bids farewell to three of its structural pillars

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) reaches over 1.6 million people through its television, radio, and online services, with its main aim being to create high-quality content.

This was said by the Chief News and Programming Officer of the nbc, Menesia Muinjo, as the corporation bid farewell to three of its structural pillars, who are headed for retirement.

The three retirees—Lutz Von Dewit, Petronella-Aina Shipanga, and Anna ||Kaoseb—have worked for the corporation for over 35 years.

Government communication officers move to full implementation as gatekeepers

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Following the recent signing of the Access to Information Act by President Hage Geingob, government communication officers are convening a week-long meeting towards moving to full implementation, as gatekeepers of their respective ministries and institutions.

The workshop was officially opened by Information and Communication Technology Minister, Peya Mushelenga.

Dr Mushelenga noted that the Access to Information Act is an achievement signifying Government's commitment to democracy and transparency in management and information dissemination.

NORED enters 3 year agreement with nbc

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In its efforts to address challenges relating to the provision of electricity services in the northern parts of Namibia, electricity supplier, Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (NORED), has entered into a three-year agreement with the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc).

 Acting Chief Executive Officer of NORED, Toivo Shovaleka, says there is a lack of knowledge regarding the electricity industry among the public.

Journalists Balance Family Time with Work

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Journalists may not belong at the top of the list, but they certainly are among the essential workers.

Many times, they spend family time and days away, but it is important to use this time of year to build relationships, according to Menesia Muinjo, the nbc's Chief of News and Programming, who also encouraged respect for family values.

They live for breaking news, scoops, deadlines, and remarkable stories.

Early mornings and late nights are a small price to pay for getting people the information they need—or even shaping the news cycle.

nbc and CNBC Africa sign content sharing MoU

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) and CNBC Africa signed a memorandum of understanding in Sandton, South Africa. 

The MoU was signed by nbc Director-General Stanley Similo and Afric Business News (ABN) Managing Editor Roberta Naicker, who described the agreement as a new era of official partnership between the two media institutions. 

ABN is the company that manages the CNBC Africa channel on DSTV, which is broadcast across Africa.