Business (574)

  • 19
  • May
Old Mutual, one of the leading financial services providers in Namibia, celebrated 172 years of existence on Wednesday.
With over 900 employees in Namibia, Old Mutual has been voted the best employer since 2012.
  • 19
  • May
Most retired people prefer to live quietly off their pensions, but that is not the case with Jacqueline Kandjiriomuini (46), who, when she saw retirement dawning on her, started a company that is in line with her former work.
  • 19
  • May
Only 566 and 76 building plans were approved and completed respectively in the first quarter of this year, marking the lowest number of plans approved and completed since 1991.
According to an IJG Securities report released this week, 143 building plans were approved in April with a value of N$112,9 million, while nine buildings with a value of N$26,7 million were completed.
  • 19
  • May
FNB Namibia has urged the public to exercise caution as a malware attack, called “WannaCry ransomware” that has been infecting computers and extorting money from its victims worldwide since Friday last week, causes havoc.
  • 19
  • May
Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is improving its Terrace Bay resort, in addition to modernising Okaukuejo’s restaurant, with the upgrades aimed at bringing the facilities up to the standard of its other renovated establishments and to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • 19
  • May
Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has received all regulatory approvals to acquire a 25 percent interest in Capricorn Investment Group Limited.
  • 19
  • May
Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) took its DRINKiQ training programme to the south of the country last week where 169 Namibians underwent training.
  • 12
  • May
Old Mutual Namibia last week announced the appointment of Ilke Akwenye as Transformation and Communications Manager, effective from 2 May 2017.
  • 12
  • May
Hafeni Kashimbonde has been appointed as Company Secretary for the FNB Group.
In a statement, FNB said Kashimbonde will provide services to various subsidiaries within the group, which currently consists of 18 companies and various board sub-committees.
  • 12
  • May
Bank Windhoek has announced the appointment of Franco Pretorius as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 May 2017.
In a statement, Managing Director Baronice Hans said Pretorius brings with him a wealth of experience in sales, operational and IT fields, having previously served in an executive capacity at Clientele Life, Telesure, Discovery and Standard Bank.

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