nbc praised for taking rural events nationally

Namibia has a diverse group of people with distinct cultures and traditions, and according to nbc Director General Stanley Similo, the nbc undertook to do everything it could to cover all traditional and cultural events that promote nation-building and foster unity.

Similo made the remark during a courtesy visit by the organisers of the recently held Nongozi Cultural Expo, which was held in Judea Lyaboloma Constituency in the Zambezi Region.

Broadcasters urged to maintain credibility

The Southern African Broadcasting Association President Stanley Similo has emphasised the significance of credibility among media in a world where misinformation is easily accessible, particularly in the realm of broadcasting.

Similo addressed the just concluded SABA 30th Annual General Meeting and 67th Board Meeting in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

nbc Director General Stanley Similo was re-elected President of SABA for another two years.

He emphasised the need for broadcasters to maintain credibility.

nbc's Project Mukorob to air in September

The nbc and Multi-Choice Namibia's 13 local films are set to hit your screen next month.

The project, also known as Project Mukorob, will take Namibian stories to the world.

Thirteen producers were selected out of over 200 submissions in the first phase of the production.

The local films that were produced in collaboration with the nbc, will provide compelling viewing for DStv and GOtv customers and take Namibian stories to the world as of September.

Parliament Standing Committee holds consultative meeting with nbc board

nbc's Board Chairperson Lazarus Jacobs and Director General Stanley Similo informed the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Recourses that the nbc could have handled the employees' strike differently.

Similo together with his management, accompanied by members of the corporation's board, made their second appearance before the committee.

In 2021, nbc employees went on a nationwide strike, demanding an 8% salary increment and for all workers on one-month contracts to be employed on a full-time basis.

Debmarine commits to women empowerment

Debmarine Namibia has committed to the upliftment and empowerment of women.

This is one of the reasons why the company availed N$2.5 million to Miss Namibia.

Debmarine Namibia made this reassurance during its meeting with Miss Namibia's finalists and the nbc's Director General Stanley Similo at its premises.

The visit was aimed at educating the contestants on Debmarine's operations, including training on general safety, psychological wellbeing, and its contribution to the development of the country.

The Wheels of Justice celebrates 1 year

As the nbc talk show "The Wheels of Justice" celebrates one year of informing and educating the public on legal matters, more Namibians are acquainted with the law and how to resolve legal matters.

This is exactly the aim.

Despite legal certainty in Namibia, there are some areas and practices that remain challenging, including accessibility and the need for ordinary Namibians to understand critical aspects of the justice system.

Thus, exactly one year ago, nbc premiered a legal talk show, "The Wheels of Justice", launched by Chief Justice Peter Shivute.

nbc DG satisfied with quality and reception to new crop of programmes

The Namibian Broadcasting Cooperation's (nbc) Director General says four programs that the corporation introduced a year ago have thrived in filling a void within communities.

Stanley Similo says the national broadcaster will continue to look for ways to improve these programs through the advancement of technology and by integrating sections of the population that may have been left out.

It is important nbc own Miss Namibia as a subsidiary- Jacobs

The nbc's Board Chairman, Lazarus Jacobs says it is important for the corporation to own Miss Namibia as a subsidiary where every Namibian can take ownership.  
He says Miss Namibia is not just a pageant, but an Ambassador.

Jacobs paid tribute to Connie Maritz who carried and laid the foundation of the Miss Namibia brand over the years, saying it was not an easy task.

Debmarine Namibia has fronted N$2.5 million in sponsoring the organization going forward.