Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Charmaine Ngatjiheue


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NBC accused of blocking competition from the market

The Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) says the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) may have violated the law by restricting market access or hindering technological development. Specifically, the commission suspects NBC of engaging in conduct prohibited under the Competition Act. NaCC spokesperson…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Namibia Meets Improv at Electrifying Moers Festival

Smooth jazz met with social justice as the Moers Festival in Germany flipped the script, combining classical sounds with wild improvisation for a truly unique experience. This year, the 53rd edition of the festival pulsated with Namibian and Japanese sounds…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

NBL still behind Brave Warriors

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) says it still supports the Brave Warriors and that talks for a new sponsorship deal with the Namibia Football Association (NFA) are underway. The negotiations are centered around how the company, which is under new management,…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

NBL seeks new terms after Brave Warriors sponsorship ends

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) says it is negotiating with the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to see how best it can get value for money after the expiration of its sponsorship deal in June 2023.NBL says it does not make business…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Caltex returns to Namibia

The Caltex brand will be returning to the country after nearly 13 years of being absent from Namibia. Puma Energy took over all Caltex gas stations and fuel storage facilities in Namibia through a 2011 deal with Chevron. This increased…

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Central bank launches instant pay project

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) last week launched the Instant Payment Programme (IPP), aiming to modernise Namibia’s payment infrastructure. The event included an overview of the programme, solution insights and strategic objectives. The IPP is a transformative initiative aimed at…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Africa gets all-in-one transport and logistics platform

Thelo Group, which provides transport and logistics solutions for freight owners across Africa, is adding new services to combine different transportation methods (rail, ports and trucks) to create efficient routes for moving resources at lower cost. These resources are largely…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Clean bill of health for Afreximbank

Fitch Ratings has given the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) a clean bill of health, saying their finances are on sound footing. The rating agency says Afreximbank’s rating moved from an A rating at ‘BBB’. The ratings affirmation recognises Afreximbank’s strong…

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Afreximbank recognises exceptional companies

The African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) recently celebrated various African companies at the second edition of the Pan-African Business and Development Awards, in association with the Business Council for Africa (BCA). The awards, held on the sidelines of the…

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Namibia’s debt: caution urged, crisis unlikely

Namibia is among the five African countries of which the sovereign debt has been qualified as of moderate risk of debt distress. This means Namibia is at manageable debt risk. If a country takes on too much debt, it could…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue

Pension fund calls on members to claim benefits

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is urgently calling on members to claim benefits that may be due to them. To date, approximately 176 members are still to claim benefits from the fund. In a statement, the GIPF says it…

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African business grows by 3,2% thanks to free trade area

Intra -African trade has expanded by 3,2% in the last year. This is according to the African Import and Export Bank’s (Afreximbank) 2024 African Trade Report and 2024 African Trade Economic Outlook Report. Afreximbank managing director and group chief economist…

Charmaine Ngatjiheue