Body with Maria, NBC's first reality show

Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has launched Body with Maria; its first reality show. The show will be aired on NBC TV every Sunday and will be hosted by Maria Nepembe, a Namibian Big Brother participant. Body with Maria' is a reality...

25 Jun 2019

River Island to open first store in Namibia

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA: It's a fashion announcement that all stylish Namibians in the know have been waiting for - Namibia will become the first African country outside of South Africa to experience Great British Fashion, when River Island's new flagship...

4 Jun 2015

Province Lighting/Automation/Switching expands

Province Lighting/Automation/Switching, specialised SABS-approved, commercial, industrial, retail and architectural lighting solutions, has expanded and recently opened up two new outlets in Johannesburg and Windhoek, Namibia. The Johannesburg...

27 Mar 2015

iNamibia gets big
iNamibia gets big

iNamibia ( has announced that they have become the biggest local website in Namibia. This is according to the web traffic ranking site, Statshow. They have achieved this in a period of 18 months, launching in January 2011....

7 Jun 2012

Continental Outdoor wraps up Windhoek
Continental Outdoor wraps up Windhoek

Continental Outdoor have erected a Trustco billboard with extensions on the Robert Mugabe Eros Bridge in Windhoek, Namibia as well as a 4m x 30m building wrap in the Windhoek CBD for Telekom....

20 Jun 2011

Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance,...

8 Apr 2011

Namib Film represents NFC at 2009 AFCI Locations Trade Show
Namib Film represents NFC at 2009 AFCI Locations Trade Show

click to enlargeNamib Film, co-sponsor of the Namibia Film Project, will be representing the Namibia Film Commission (NFC) at the 2009 AFCI Locations Trade Show at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles from the 16 - 18 April. The company...

2 Apr 2009

Journalists in exile

Over the past six years, the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented 243 cases of journalists who have been forced to flee their home country to avoid harassment and imprisonment. On average, three journalists a month make this escape, with...

20 Jun 2007

Cell One launches in Namibia

The much-anticipated launch of Namibia's second mobile operator, Cell One, took place on Friday, 16 March 2007, with the opening of several shops in Windhoek. Cell One, which was granted a licence by the Namibian Communications Commission early last...

19 Mar 2007

New GM for Clear Channel Namibia
New GM for Clear Channel Namibia

click to enlargeClear Channel Outdoor, in operation for 15 years, recently announced the appointment of Harald Fulle as GM. Fulle has an established track record in Namibia, gained within several multinational companies....

27 Oct 2006

Pepping up the board
Pepping up the board

click to enlargeFollowing the two recent appointments of Marcus Banga as marketing director and Louis Brand as commercial director, PEP Limited's new board of directors is now complete. PEP currently operates 1345 clothing stores in South Africa,...

25 Apr 2006

Tassies revival

Tassenberg wine, an old favourite in South Africa (who would forget those student jols?!) has been given a fresh release through a well-crafted outdoor campaign using Clear Channel Citilite billboards in Namibia and other southern African...

13 Mar 2006

New campaign for DeBeers

Namibia's outdoor adverting company Alliance Media has launched a new campaign for DeBeers, which has been rolled out in the airports of Namibia as well as on certain key roadside sites. Colette Roberts, client service executive of Alliance Media...

23 Jun 2005

Sunday Times takes on Mugabe, Nujoma

The Sunday Times is fighting an attempt by Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and Namibia's President Sam Nujoma to hijack its name for propaganda purposes. The newspaper has taken legal steps to fight plans by Mugabe and Nujoma to launch a regional...

28 Jun 2004

Mugabe puts a spin on a ‘New Sunday Times’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Namibian President Sam Nujoma have joined hands to start a new regional newspaper called the 'New Sunday Times' to "counter the threat from the global media to African values". The 'New Sunday Times' will,...

5 May 2004

SA gain 8 places in worldwide technology ranking

SA has been ranked 38th out of 80 countries in the World Economics Forum's technology index, a jump from last year's 46th place. The technology index is one of the three main components of the forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2002-2003, issued...

13 Nov 2002

SA production wins BANFF Special Jury Award

Ochre and Water, a 53-minute documentary on the threat posed by the creation of an hydroelectric dam development on the Himba people of Northern Namibia's pastoral way of life, has won a Special Jury Award at this year's BANFF Television Festival in...

13 Jun 2002

Afrikaans returns to Namibian TV

The launch of Desert TV is a significant event in Namibia's television industry as it is the first time since the country's independence that Afrikaans entertainment is back on Namibian airwaves. Desert TV was launched by Desert Entertainment...

21 May 2002

Yfm extends range

Yfm has extended its field of broadcast and is now available on DStv's Channel 60 of the audio transmissions. Yfm can now be received in most of Southern Africa, including the whole of the RSA, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Southern Angola,...

6 May 2002

ABN signs on three more broadcasters

The African Broadcast Network (ABN) has signed deals with three more broadcasters on the continent. The ABN will provide programming and assist with the development of Television Malawi, Television Rwanda and DESERT Entertainment Television of...

3 May 2002

RETOSA appoints public relations representative

New Cape Town communications consultancy Next Generation Communication has been ap­pointed the sole Public Relations Agency in Southern Africa for the Regional Tourism of Southern Africa (RETOSA). One of the essential duties of Next Generation will...

26 Oct 2001

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