MultiChoice Namibia (MCN) has taken a firm stance in broadening its activism against content piracy through an installation review programme. “MultiChoice, who is celebrating 30 years in Namibia, uses technology and video entertainment to promote a hyperlocal strategy both in Namibia and beyond,” said MCN Head of Marketing, Abbelene Boer.Continue Reading

Members of the Namibian Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) are planning to strike in Windhoek on 26 July. Unionists are demanding a 40% fare increase, saying taxi prices have not been adjusted for at least two years despite rising fuel prices, maintenance costs and other expenses. The threat also comesContinue Reading

By Bank Windhoek’s Head of Digital, Data and Customer Transformation, Ryan Geyser. There is a concern that financial institutions, in general, are forcing innovation on customers and are not being mindful of the needs of all Namibians. This discourse attempts to demystify common misconceptions regarding banking innovation. Myths of digitalContinue Reading

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade (MIT) is currently finalising an Informal Economy, StartUps and Entrepreneurship National Policy to cover the informal sections of entrepreneurs as well as youthful start-ups and general entrepreneurship. This was said by the Minister of Trade and Industrialisation Lucia Ipumbu last week further highlighting thatContinue Reading

The European Union is planning a deal with Namibia to support the country’s nascent green hydrogen sector and boost its own imports of the fuel, EU and Namibian officials said, as the bloc works to reduce its dependence on Russian energy. Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternativeContinue Reading

Dates for the final hearing between Deep-South Resources and the Ministry of Mines and Energy have been set for October 3 and 4. During a case management meeting on June 30, which served to prepare for the final hearing, the High Court of Namibia ordered Deep-South’s subsidiary Haib Minerals toContinue Reading

…First increase since 1998 and 1977 respectively The Roads Authority of Namibia (RA) has announced an increase in Domestic Road Transportation and Cross Border Transportation permits application and issuing fees respectively. This increment will come into effect on Monday, 18 July 2022. The Cross-Border and Domestic Road Transportation Permit fees have notContinue Reading

A delegation from the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Lucia Iipumbu earlier this week. The delegation led by its Commissioner, Sam Shivute shared its vision and objectives relevant to the MIT and enhancement of trade facilitation in Namibia. Addressing theContinue Reading