Farm prices and ignorance break land reform
The Minister of Economic Planning and the Director General of the National Planning Commission, Hon Tom Alweendo (left in the left picture) with the owner of Kiyomisandz Beautry Products, Sandra Mwhiihangele, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Development Bank of Namibia, Martin Inkumbi, at the bank’s Good Business Awards hosted this week. Kiyomisandz Beauty Products won the Innovation Award. The company is a registered cosmetic and toiletry manufacturer, founded in April 2015 by Mwhiihangele. She is an Analytical Chemist by training and worked in the cosmetics industry in Cape Town before returning to Namibia (Photograph by Noriene van Wyk). In the picture on the right, Hon Alweendo presents the Managing Director of the Gondwana Collection, Manfred Goldbeck, with the trophy for the winner in the Large Enterprise Category. Gondwana bagged the award for its latest establishment, The Delight Swakopmund, a boutique hotel, which complements the group’s fourteen lodges. The Delight was funded by the Development Bank with N$50 million.