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ABBA Launches the Platform to End Unethical Business Practices and Enforce Transparency and Accountability All Over Africa

Before you pay for anything anywhere in Africa, first search and verify the seller on ABBA at to avoid disappointment. - October 29, 2022 - ABBA

Africa Better Business Bureau (ABBB) to Provide Accreditation to Businesses Operating Across Africa

ABBB is advancing trust and transparency in cross-border trading in Africa. - July 01, 2022 - ABBA

Afrail Express Announces Appointment of Former Banker as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Former Accenture Executive, Mr. Beniamino Contessotto, appointed to lead the Afrail Express Maglev high-speed rail network development to connect Africa. - March 04, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Afrailways Unveils the Timeline for the Construction of the Afrail Express Maglev High-Speed Rail Network to Connect the Entire Continent of Africa

The construction of the Afrail Express Phase One is expected to employ more than two million construction workers by different subcontractors at different sites across Africa for faster execution. - February 22, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Afrail Express High-Speed Passenger Rail Systems to Connect the African Continent

Afrail Express seeks to transport more than 600 million paying passengers and more than 500 million packages through its express courier service, every week. - January 31, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Africa House Launches Hydroponics Program in Namibia

Africa House has recently launched the Africa House Hydroponics program in Namibia to help the country tackle its water crises and to help stabilize the food supply chain in the country. It is interesting to recall that Namibia suffers from a constant water shortage due to the arid climate of the... - February 26, 2021 - Africa House

Resignation of Group Auditors

Resignation of Group Auditors

After 20 years, Trustco Group Holdings’ long-time auditors, BDO Namibia, the independent external auditors for the Group’s Namibian operations, resigned on 20 November 2020. BDO Namibia was appointed as the Insurance’s business auditors back in 2000. Over the past 20 years the... - December 05, 2020 - Trustco Group Holdings

The Immanuel Sheefeni AIDS Foundation Develops the Immanuel Sheefeni Fish Farm, Namibia’s Largest Aquaphonics System in Outapi

Verbal activism against HIV/AIDS alone does not really help many of the people who are affected, effected and victimized by being denied certain basic services such as employment, and their lack of food and the stigma that is intruded upon their daily living due to the fact that they are HIV positive. - February 08, 2020 - Immanuel Sheefeni AIDS Foundation

Groot Systems Closes USD $2 Billion in Strategic Funding Led by US-Based RNS Ventures

This funding of USD $2 billion (NAD $29.34 billion) sets the company’s valuation at USD $30 billion (NAD $484.8 billion), and PineSuisse is taking 70% of equity in Groot Systems, for its funding. - October 25, 2019 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Glass Appoints Germany-Based Suntrace GmbH as Technical Consultant for Its 80MW Solar (PV) Power Plant in Tses, Namibia

Groot Glass looks to appoint a reputable international EPC as the Main Contractor and a qualified local SME as the Subcontractor for the PV Farm, Electrical Substation and Civil Work for the Groot Solar Park in Tses. - May 07, 2019 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Glass Secures USD $525 Million in Debt Financing

Groot Glass (Pty) Ltd. has secured USD $525 million in debt financing, which is 70% of the total USD $750 million needed for the construction of the two different glass manufacturing factories in Tses Village of the Karas Region and the required infrastructure and raw materials from around Namibia,... - June 13, 2018 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Glass Seeks to Raise USD $26 Million (N$300 Million) in Pre-funding Through a Private Placement Offering

The Company has instituted a Private Placement Offering which is consisting of 400 million ordinary shares. A total of 350 million shares are reserved for the Namibian government at the cash value of USD $152 million (NAD $1.76 billion) which is equal to 17.5% shareholding for the Namibian government in Groot Glass. - February 20, 2018 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Hakahana Industries Signs MoU with Egypt-based Unitech for the Construction Tools for Tses Glass

Hakahana Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt-based Unitech to supply and provide services and construction tools for the construction of Tses Glass Manufacturing Factories in Tses, Namibia. - October 31, 2013 - Hakahana Industries (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Signs with BDF Industries for a 250 tpd Furnace Capacity for Its Container Glass Plant in Tses, Namibia

Tses Glass has also appointed BDF Industries to develop and build its 25 MW Eolic Power Plant in Tses to power its furnaces. - October 19, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Appoints Local Suppliers for Its Industrial Water, Raw Materials, and Fuel

Namibia-based Tses Glass has selected and appointed the local suppliers for its needed industrial water, raw materials, and fuel for feeding and powering its four different glass manufacturing factories of float, container, tableware, and ultrathin in Tses, Namibia, whose construction starts in May 2014. - September 16, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Village Council Receives N$17.9 Million in Government Funding for Infrastructure Development

To facilitate a better climate in order for Tses Village Council to meet its economic development need, the Namibian Government through the Targeted Intervention Program for Employment and Economic Growth (TIPEEG) has given N$17.9 million to Tses Village Council for the development of the needed infrastructure to accommodate the development of Tses Glass and its industrial anchor projects. - September 07, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Receives LOI to Supply Namibia Breweries Limited with Quality Glass Products

Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd, the premier glass manufacturing company in Namibia, today has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) to supply Namibia’s largest brewer, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), with world's class glass products at a competitive market price. Tses Glass has also received an interest... - August 30, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass to Build a Natural Gas Pipeline from Luderitz to Tses, Namibia

Tses Glass has selected the Germany-based company, ThyssenKrupp Uhde, for the development, engineering, and construction of the Tses Glass Gas Pipeline, a 336 kilometer pipeline from Luderitz to Tses, Namibia in order to safely transport its needed natural gas from Luderitz to Tses, Namibia. - August 16, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Invites Suppliers of Natural Gas, Industrial Water, and Light Diesel Oil for Its Glass Manufacturing Plants in Tses, Namibia

The total needed amount of Natural Gas is 63,948,000 Nm3 per year, and the needed amount of industrial water is 70 m3 per hour with 400 m3 per hour in case of emergency. Tses Glass also requires LDO or LPG for the heating of its furnaces as a backup in case of emergency. - August 06, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Courts European and Asian Companies for Its New 350tpd Glass Tableware Plant in Tses, Namibia

In July 2013, Tses Glass signed with Heye International GmbH as an EP for its 250tpd Container Glass and with ghs|glass gmbh as an EP for its 600tpd Float Glass. The development of Tses Glass expects to create more than 230,000 new direct and indirect better paying job opportunities in Tses and throughout Namibia which is in line with the fast realization of Namibia's Vision 2030. - August 04, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Hakahana Industries Launches Hakahana Chemicals to Supply Silica Sand Products to Tses Glass

Hakahana Industries has been awarded a 15-year Contract by Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd to supply quality silica sand products for the Tses Glass Manufacturing Factories in Tses, Namibia. - July 24, 2013 - Hakahana Industries (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Signs with Heye International for Its New 250 tpd Container Glass Plant in Tses, Namibia

The development of Tses Glass expects to create more than 230,000 new direct and indirect better paying job opportunities in Tses and throughout Namibia. Tses Glass was officially launched by Hon. David Boois, Berseba Constituency Councilor, on February 6, 2013 in Tses with more than 500 people in attendance. - July 06, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Appoints Germany-Based ghs|glass Gmbh as the EPCM for Its World's Largest Dynamic Glass Manufacturing Plant in Namibia

ghs|glass gmbh, which is specialized in planning, construction and commissioning of large scale glass factories, will work as the leading Technical Consultant for Tses Glass in tangent with South Africa-based IBP Construction Consultants (Pty) Ltd, as well as Germany based Siemens AG, and France-based BNP Paribas, for the development and providing elaborate services ranging from conducting a bankable feasibility study, technical concept, system design, engineering, and market study. - September 23, 2012 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Village Council Appoints Winplan Town and Regional Planning Consultants for the Re-Planning of the Village of Tses

Tses is due to experience rapid growth due to the recently announced development of Tses Glass in Tses which is estimated to effect a creation of more than 47,000 direct jobs in Tses alone, with more than 230,000 indirect job opportunities throughout Namibia. - September 15, 2012 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass Appoints Brain Gaoseb as Chairman

Tses Glass is being planned to have a gross annual production of 20 million net ton capacity, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant in the world. - September 01, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Economist Simon Kapenda Nominated for the Prestigious 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

Simon Kapenda, CEO and Chairman of Namibia-based Groot Group has been nominated for the prestigious 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE), "the Oscars of business and entrepreneurship in Africa," Gala Event to be held in Accra, Ghana on October 11, 2012. The Africa Awards for... - August 22, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd Appoints IBP Construction Consultants (Pty) Ltd as Technical Engineers for Its World’s Largest Dynamic Glass Manufacturing Plant in Tses, Namibia

Tses Glass is planning to have all four separate manufacturing plants in a single location; to constitute 7 million net ton of Flat Glass, 7 million net ton of Container Glass, 1 million net ton of Fiber Glass, and 5 million net ton of Ultrathin Glass; for a gross annual total of 20 million net ton capacity, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant in the world. - August 12, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Group and Partners to Develop Africa’s Largest Glass Manufacturing Plant in Tses, Namibia

Tses Glass is expected to become the largest dynamic glass manufacturing factory in Africa focused on producing industry leading glass products with the type of float glass, hollow glass, glass wool and fiber, cast glass, and ultrathin glass for the construction of residential and commercial buildings as well as for automobiles, kitchenware, bottles, touch screen computing, and smart phones devices for the markets around the world. - July 19, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Otavi Steel and Danieli Signed a Commercial Contract for the Otavi Steel Nanomill in Namibia

The Namibia-based steel mill premier, Otavi Steel, and the Italy-based company, Danieli, one of the world’s largest providers of steel making technology and equipment, signed a Commercial and Technical Agreement on March 7, 2012 for the development and construction of the Otavi Steel Nanomill... - April 27, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Otavi Steel Business Convention at NamPower Convention Centre in Windhoek, Namibia

Join Otavi Steel (Pty) with its shareholding partners; Groot Group, SDS Group, Otavi Town Council, and Andre Neethling Family Trust, hosted by Simon Kapenda, PhD (Candidate), CEO of Groot Group; Moses Matyayi, CEO of Otavi Town Council; and Andre Neethling, Co-Founder of Ohorongo Cement, on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at NamPower Convention Centre at 09h00 in Windhoek, Namibia, as they discuss about Namibia's Rapid Industrialization Through the Development of the Otavi Steel Mill. - April 22, 2012 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

New Gondwana Lodge at Namibia’s Northern Border

Situated 12 km west of Rundu, Hakusembe River Lodge makes for the perfect stopover on the way into Caprivi and to the Victoria Falls. The river scenery forms a delightful contrast to the bush savannah, semi-desert and desert in the rest of the country. - March 29, 2012 - Gondwana Collection Namibia

Groot Group, Otavi Town Council, Andre Neethling Trust, and SDS Group Form a Joint Venture for Africa's Largest Steel Mill in Otavi, Namibia

SMS Group South Africa, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Germany based SMS Group and Italy based Danieli seek to provide the Otavi Steel Plant with the needed steel making technology and equipment, while South Africa-based Scorpion Mineral Processing has been selected for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) for the Otavi Steel Mill Plant. - December 04, 2011 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd Welcomes Engineers and Developing Partners for the Otavi Steel Mill Plant in Otavi, Namibia

Executives will separately meet with the Company Executives, Otavi Town Council Management Committee and the Officials from Namibia Ministry of Trade and Industry in Otavi to tour the Otavi area and make special presentations. - November 06, 2011 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd and Western-Europe Based Partners to Build a 10 Million Metric Tons of Output Capacity Steel Mill Plant in Otavi, Namibia

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd is developing a rapid industrial ecosystem in Namibia with more than 60 different projects which includes Groot Town Center, 900 MW Gas-fired Power Plant, Wire and Cable Plant, Engineering College, Medical Center, and more related industrial projects that would enable... - October 10, 2011 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd to Build 900 MW Gas-Fired Power Plant in Namibia

For the first time in the history of Namibia, the country will no longer be a net importer of electricity, but a producer and exporter of a cost effective, cleaner, safer, reliable, and environmental friendly power generation for the entire Namibia. - October 04, 2011 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Free Kids Books - Literacy for Life, from Red Sky Ventures

Red Sky Ventures announces release of new website with a big aim: improving literacy standards and inspiring creativity, by easily accessible, free solutions to reading and writing challenges. - March 27, 2011 - Red Sky Ventures

Johan Haasbroek Looks Forward to Helping Businesses Achieve Their Goals as an ActionCOACH

Johan Haasbroek is the newest ActionCOACH in Namibia. - July 09, 2010 - ActionCOACH

Red Sky Ventures Announces the Launch of Their Free Kids Books Website,

Red Sky Ventures' children's books division has launched a new website., to provide free children's books in an easily usable pdf format. - June 03, 2010 - Red Sky Ventures

Realtime Online Bookings Now Available for By the Beach, Swakopmund, by Red Sky Ventures

By the Beach - Swanlamer 12, the popular holiday apartment from Red Sky Ventures, now has online realtime booking availability. The website provides the facilities to check availability and make a booking direct with Red Sky Ventures. - May 22, 2010 - Red Sky Ventures

Red Sky Ventures Cessna Training Manuals Receive Favourable Response from US Audiences

The US release of Red Sky Ventures Cessna 210 manual has received favourable responses from US pilots. Authors feel their books address some of the discrepancies in training contributory to the high General Aviation accident rates. - January 26, 2010 - Red Sky Ventures

Jaysiel Consulting And Solutions CC. Announces the Launch of Their Services in Namibia at the ICT Expo 2009

Jaysiel Consulting And Solutions are introducing a wide range of high-end, affordable ICT, Web Solutions and Design Services to businesses that are looking to expand their existing setup and marketing efforts to reach a wider audience in Namibia and around the globe. In Namibia, they are also introducing E-learning, E-Agriculture, E-Banking & E-government solutions. - September 14, 2009 - Jaysiel Consulting And Solutions CC.

Swanlamer 12 from Red Sky Ventures Under New Management

The popular apartment Swanlamer 12, By the Beach Apartments, a division of Red Sky Ventures, is now under new management. Nita's Holiday will now complete the client handling in Swakopmund for Red Sky Ventures. - August 27, 2009 - Red Sky Ventures

World Airnews Gives Cessna Training Manuals from Red Sky Ventures the Thumbs Up

The latest manual in the type rating series by Red Sky Ventures and Memel CATS, the Cessna 210, was released recently in Namibia. Coincidently World Airnews was looking for an angle to report on the recent spate of C210 accidents in Namibia, so when Red Sky Ventures asked them if they would like to... - December 20, 2008 - Red Sky Ventures

Cessna Training Manuals

Red Sky Ventures announces the latest in their type rating series, the Cessna 210 Training Manual. These books are available for international delivery on line at - October 07, 2008 - Red Sky Ventures

Introducing by the Beach Apartments, Swakopmund, Namibia

A new company By the Beach Apartments from Red Sky Ventures aims to bring a fresh approach to self catering accommodation in Swakopmund Namibia, touting “affordable luxury accommodation is not an oxymoron.” - June 17, 2008 - Red Sky Ventures

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