FNB launches data free App

First National Bank (FNB) Namibia recently launched the FNB App in partnership with MTC.

FNB paints gloomy economic outlook

The Namibian economy still has four years before it can recover, FNB Namibia Economist, Namene Kalili, said on Thursday.

FNB linked with rugby sponsorship

FNB Namibia could soon be unveiled as sponsor of the Namibia Rugby Premier League that has been without a benefactor since 2013 after MTC ended its eight-year relationship with the Namibia Rugby Union in 2012.

FNB earnings under pressure

Namibian commercial banks, well known for declaring handsome profits every year, have come under pressure due to lower advances growth and lower interest rates charged to clients,

FNB rules out rugby league sponsorship

One of the country’s biggest sport benefactors, First National Bank (FNB) Namibia, has ruled out sponsoring the investment-starved Namibia Rugby Premier League (NRPL), saying this week that such sponsorship is not in line with its strategic objectives.

FNB expects tourism figures to stagnate

FNB Namibia has said that overall performance of the tourism industry is expected to come in at -13.9 percent at the end of the year when compared to last year, unless third and fourth quarter numbers register unexpected high levels.

FNB paid N$328m cash for EBank, Pointbreak

As first reported by the Windhoek Observer in May, FNB Namibia paid N$328 million in cash to acquire EBank and the Pointbreak group of companies early this year, the lender’s 2017 Integrated Annual Report released last week has revealed.

FNB ready for increased Namibian ownership

FNB Namibia says it’s keen to increase Namibian ownership to 45 percent from the current 39 percent, Chief Executive Officer, Sarel van Zyl, said in an interview.

FNB Wanderers will only enter one team in this season’s Khomas Netball League (KNL) and not three teams as has been the case in the past seasons.


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