Namwater Dam Bulletin on Monday 19 April 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A blank space or an (NR) indicates no readings received. An ( e ) indicates that the water level has been estimated. An...

Inflation reaches 3.1% in March

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Namibia’s inflation rate stood at 3.1% in March after treading below 3% for 16 consecutive months, Namibia Statistics Agency reported. Statistician-General Alex...

The Eagles to face South Africa’s emerging team in six-match cricket tournament

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Cricket Namibia will host Castle Lite series against South African Emerging team in a six-match tournament, which includes three T20’s and...

RMB Namibia unpacks Namibia fiscal sustainability

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). RMB Namibia held a post-budget event with clients in Windhoek and Swakopmund recently, under the theme “Unpacking Namibia’s fiscal sustainability trajectory”. At...

City of Windhoek launches Spatial Development Framework

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The City of Windhoek launched the Windhoek Spatial Development Framework on 13 April. The framework is set to guide the development...

Arrival of COVAX’s AstraZeneca vaccines set to to strengthen the country’s response and preparedness...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Namibia received the first batch of 24,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines, bought by the government through the COVAX Facility. Then 24,000...

Weather overview and short-term outlook to Wednesday 21 April 21

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Visual: 30-day moving southern oscillation index. Source: Australian Bureau of Meteorology, www.bom.gov.au/climate/enso/monitoring/soi30.png Recent Developments With a high pressure cell over central Botswana and a...

First round of coastal Maths challenge concludes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Close to 800 learners from 13 coastal schools participated in the Bank Windhoek Coastal Maths Challenge first-round, hosted at the participating...

UNAIDS Executive Byanyima visits Windhoek’s Hakahana Clinic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Winnie Byanyima, recently paid a visit to...

African agriculture is ready for a digital revolution

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Akinwumi Adesina and Patrick Verkooijen. After a dark 2020, a new year has brought new hope. In Africa, where up to...

PPS Insurance pays N$158.8 million to members in 2020

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The provider of financial solutions exclusively for graduate professionals, PPS Insurance Namibia, delivered a strong performance for the 2020 financial year,...

Harambee, we can beat COVID, beat HIV, and beat inequality

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Winnie Byanyima UNAIDS Executive Director It is so inspiring to be back in Namibia, to witness the progress made on HIV, and...

MTC Knockout Project proceeds to benefit Gibeon and Gochas communities

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Twenty-four families in the Hardap Region will receive brand new houses that are being constructed with the support of MTC and...

Capricorn Group, Capacity Trust support youth educational development

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Capricorn Group recently partnered with Capacity Trust, a human resources and industrial psychology consultancy, to carry out a two-day leadership...

Plastic manufacturer seeks infant industry protection for locally produced stretch hood film

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Namibia Plastics and Packaging Distributors, one of the only two active plastic manufacturing companies locally, is seeking approval for its application...

Domestic football drought to end, as transitional football league teams drawn

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). NFA- The Namibia Football Association(NFA) on Thursdayannounced the top tier of league football with a draw for the 12 registered teams...

Toyota boss voted 2021 World Car Person of the year

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). President of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Akio Toyoda has been unanimously voted 2021 World Car Person of the Year by 93...

DHPS inaugurates new state of the art science labs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windheok (DHPS), has spared no expense or effort in renovating and revamping their science facilities to implement...

2598 people vaccinated against COVID-19 since commencement of roll-out programme

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Minister of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) on Friday announced that the total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered since the roll-out...

The first-ever U.S. Africa Energy Forum launched

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Africa Oil & Power and the African Energy Chamber this week announced the launch of the first-ever U.S. Africa Energy...

RMB assists Ghana to issue US$ 3 billion multi-tranche Eurobond

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In Africa’s largest Eurobond issuance since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), the corporate and investment banking...

Namibia Revenue Agency now operational

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) is now operational, officially launched by the President, HE Dr Hage Geingob on 07 April 2021...

Brave Gladiators bury Angola in friendly tie

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). NFA- Namibia’s Brave galdiators walloped Angola 4-0 in the first of the two international friendlies at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on...

Kunene Region to host the maiden SCIONA Knowledge Fair

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The University of Science and Technology (NUST) will be host a first of its kind, dubbed the SCIONA Knowledge Fair, on...