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.

National Broadcasting Corporation fully takes over Miss Namibia

The National Broadcasting Corporation has fully taken over Miss Namibia.

This was announced at a reveal event in Windhoek.
Miss Namibia National Director Conny Maritz handed over the management of Miss Namibia to Umbi Karuaihe-Upi as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Maritz says one of her greatest joys of being the National Director for 23 years was working with numerous pageant participants especially, those who had the privilege to bear the Miss Namibia crown as well as those who represented the country internationally.

SABA and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa to potentially collaborate

The Southern African Broadcasting Association and the Aids and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa are looking at possibilities of collaboration in the area of amplifying the message of bodily autonomy and integrity in Southern and Eastern Africa.

This will among others entail the promotion of respecting sexual reproductive health rights and reducing gender inequality.

Molelo Radio Drama Project launched

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has launched the Molelo Radio Drama Project, a new venture that promises to be a game changer in the country's entertainment economy.

The project was launched by the national broadcaster's Director General Stanley Similo in Windhoek.

The project received an overwhelming response to its call for proposals from the public for radio dramas in various languages.

The Molelo Radio Drama Project was initiated by the nbc to promote Namibian cultural diversity and art through local dramas in all languages.

NBC premiered 14 short local films

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) continues to promote local content as it premiered 14 short films in partnership with 'No Plot Productions'.

nbc's Director General, Stanley Similo, expressed pride in the project while calling on the business community to support the local film industry.

Similo says this will assist in creating rich content that will pave the way for Namibian films to be showcased on different platforms globally and, in turn, grow the country's filmmaking industry.

Miss Namibia organization will soon create platform to train title holders in entrepreneurship

The Miss Namibia organization will soon create a platform where title holders will be given masterclasses in entrepreneurship and additional skills.

According to nbc's Director General Stanley Similo, the organization is transitioning away from solely providing platforms for beauty pageants.

NBC & MTC Dome sign MoU of Understanding

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) and MTC Dome in Swakopmund signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The MoU is set to pave the way for the two institutions to work together in different areas.

Strategically located in the coastal town of Swakopmund, the Dome is merely a walking distance away from the beach.

 It is the largest indoor one-stop facility in the country, which include a conference center, a hotel with a sea view, as well as a high-performance center that hosts several events during the year. 

NBC & NIPAM sign a memorandum

The NBC and the Namibian Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding that would see the two entities cooperate in a number of areas.

Through the MoU, the nbc employees including the nbc Board of Directors will receive training in different areas.

The nbc will promote and market NIPAM products and services on its platforms.

The MoU will also allow the two parties to carry out joint research studies on topics beneficial to both institutions.