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New Era Newspaper Friday July 28, 2017

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26 Inside BUSINESS Friday, July 28 2017 | NEW ERA Staff Reporter Windhoek Air Namibia has appointed Namibian superstar Martin Morocky, known as The Dogg, as the airline’s brand ambassador. He is off to a flying start and is promoting the national airline in various media, including social media, platforms. The Dogg made a name for himself initially as a recording artist, but he has become so much more than that. His name has become a household brand in Namibia and beyond. With his successful clothing label Mshasho and over 10 solo albums, The Dogg is one of the most recognised, best-selling and critically acclaimed artists in Namibia. His music is popular all over Africa in countries such as South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria. This is what makes him such a natural fit for Air Namibia, an airline that services Africa and does so carrying the spirit of Namibia with extremely high standards. Asked about what are his Air Namibia appoints The Dogg as brand ambassador On-board… The Dogg in front of Air Namibia’s Airbus A319-100, which is utilised to service regional routes. Photo: Contributed main responsibilities as Air Namibia’s brand ambassador, Morocky said: “Being the brand ambassador of the national airline is a great honour. I join the Air MARKET OVERVIEW Namibia team in working towards attaining the vision of the airline – to be a safe, reliable and financially sustainable airline contributing towards the prosperity of the Namibian nation. As a local ambassador I would like to encourage, promote and increase the use of air travel amongst Namibians, industry peers and followers Money Market Change Latest Selected NSX Stock 3 months 0.00% 7.08% Symbol Stock Name Spot % Move 6 months 0.00% 7.48% CGP CAPRICORN INVESTMENT GROUP 1800 0.00% 9 months -0.04% 7.58% NBS NAMIBIA BREWERIES LTD 3350 0.00% 12 months -0.03% 7.75% BVN BIDVEST NAMIBIA LTD 787 0.00% Bonds Change Latest FNB FNB NAMIBIA HOLDINGS LTD 4678 0.00% GC17 (R203 : 6.99%) 0.00% 7.66% ORY ORYX PROPERTIES LTD 2071 0.00% GC18 (R204 : 7.09%) -0.02% 8.00% NAM NAMIBIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT 72 0.00% GC21 (R208 : 7.41%) -0.03% 8.23% NHL NICTUS NAMIBIA 200 0.00% GC24 (R186 : 8.53%) 0.01% 9.75% BMN BANNERMAN RESOURCES LTD 29 -3.33% GC27 (R186 : 8.53%) 0.01% 10.14% DYL DEEP YELLOW LTD 285 -1.04% GC30 (R2030 : 9.12%) 0.01% 10.79% SILP STIMULUS INVESTMENT LTD-PREF 12129 0.00% GC32 (R213 : 9.21%) 0.01% 10.92% FSY FORSYS METALS CORP 134 -0.74% GC35 (R209 : 9.54%) 0.02% 10.97% TUC TRUSTCO GROUP HOLDINGS LTD 382 0.00% Commodities %Change Latest B2G B2GOLD CORP 3484 3.02% Gold 0.29% $ 1,264.19 Platinum 0.44% $ 935.63 Copper 0.00% $ 6,329.00 Brent Crude -0.52% $ 50.17 Main Indices %Change Latest NSX (Delayed) 0.28% 1088.19 JSE All Share 0.21% 54,950.72 SP500 0.03% 2,477.83 FTSE 100 -0.16% 7,440.71 Hangseng 0.71% 27,131.17 DAX -0.55% 12,237.21 JSE Sectors %Change Latest Financials 0.17% 15,276.38 Resources 1.61% 33,765.56 Industrials -0.28% 74,749.74 Forex %Change Latest N$/US dollar 0.34% 12.9510 N$/Pound 0.53% 17.0241 N$/Euro 0.05% 15.1490 US dollar/ Euro -0.32% 1.1697 Namibia Monthly Data Latest Previous Namibia Inflation (Jun 17) 6.1 6.3 Bank Prime 10.75 10.75 BoN Repo Rate 7.00 7.00 of my work, while increasing the visibility of the airline brand,” he proudly explained. The Dogg is no stranger to being an ambassador for well-known organisations in Namibia. His passion for 27-Jul-17 music is matched by his passion for Namibia and worthwhile causes. He has previously been the ambassador for Nampol/Interpol, where his efforts were geared towards reducing crime. He was later appointed as the ‘Smart Cut’ campaign ambassador under the stewardship of the Ministry of Health and Social Services. The campaign covered topics like educating and encouraging Namibian men to participate in voluntary male circumcision (VMC) countrywide. “Together with my team, we managed to have over 25,000 men circumcised in the first year of the campaign,” he said. Paul Nakawa, Air Namibia’s manager of corporate communications, welcomed The Dogg to the Air Namibia family. “It gives me great pride to welcome The Dogg on board, a truly home-grown talent to share Air Namibia’s story with the world. This partnership is a reflection of Namibians working together towards a common goal. It further demonstrates national pride and adding value to the national flag,” he said. He encouraged Namibians to continue supporting the national airline as their preferred carrier to facilitate their air transport services. MUNICIPALITY OF SWAKOPMUND CLOSING OF MUNICIPAL OFFICES Notice is hereby given that the Municipal Offices will be closed from Thursday, 03 August 2017 to Friday, 04 August 2017 for the 125 th birthday anniversary celebration of Swakopmund. The Municipal offices will reopen on Monday, 07 August 2017. Please note that the Cashiers will open from 3-4 August 2017 as per normal hours. Essential and emergency services will continue to be rendered in the same manner as applicable after hours and on weekends. The standby numbers are: Traffic +264811224677/8/9 Standby Water Works Artisan +264 81 1284998 Water Works Superintendent +264 81 2474787 Sewerage Works Superintendent +264 81 1224673 Waste Management +264 81 124 8585 Bookings (Public Hall & Sport fields) +264 81 1421392 Cemeteries +264 81 167 8165 Municipal Bungalows +264 46 4104618/9 Fire Brigade: 24 Hour Emergency +264 81 1285613 NOTICE NO: 42/2017 M P C SWARTS ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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