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NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL AT WALVIS BAY CAN CHANGE THE WAY NAMIBIA DOES BUSINESS

Walvis Bay The container terminal in the Port of Walvis Bay can change the way Namibia does business is the view of communications strategist, Usi //Hoebeb  whose company, Usi Hoebeb Communications (UHC), has served as public relations (PR) agency for China Harbour Engineering Company – CHEC – for the past four and a half years and whose contract came to an end this month.  CHEC was contracted by NamPort to construct the Container Terminal on Reclaimed Land in the Walvis Bay as part of its port expansion project. The container terminal was completed earlier this year and officially handed over to Namport at a ceremony on 1 August 2019.

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MEDIA RELEASE: CHINESE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY SAYS IT HAS BEEN A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN NAMIBIA

Walvis Bay – The Vice President of the Chinese company which constructed the new container terminal on reclaimed land in the Port of Walvis Bay, and which was officially inaugurated last week Friday, says that the international company has learned a lot from its local suppliers, subcontractors, designers and others who were involved in the the project. “We have learned as much from you in other spheres as you may have learnt from us and for that we remain thankful,” said Li Yi at the inauguration.

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MEDIA RELEASE: NAVACHAB GOLD MINE ASSISTS WITH DROUGHT RELIEF EFFORTS IN ERONGO REGION

Karibib – QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine today donated over 2,000 bags of animal fodder to be used as part of the Erongo region’s fight against the current drought situation in the region. The donation, worth half a million Namibia Dollars (N$500,000.00), was received by the Regional Governor of the Erongo Region, Honourable Cleophas Mutjavikua at Karibib today.

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Communication essential to business success – UHC

“Dynamic communication with relevant stakeholders is an essential element of business success.” – UHC.

But many businesses in Namibia including SMEs miss this chance as a result of failure to acknowledge this key strategic function within their enterprises.

Whether it is with internal stakeholders (staff) or identified external stakeholders, communication helps an organisation move forward in realising its corporate objectives and position itself for relevance amongst the very stakeholders it serves.Read More


ARE WE AS PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONALS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE ORGANISATION/CLIENT WE SERVE?

In their seminal work “Effective Public Relations”, Cutlip, Center and Bloom describe public relations as “a distinctive management function which helps establish and maintain mutual lines of communication,understanding, acceptance and co-operation between an organization and its publics.” In doing so, communications/PR is at the very heart of an organization. It is the soul of the organization, which allows it to take effective organizational decisions to move it dramatically forward towards meeting its corporate objectives.Read More


You may never have heard of me, but I am sure you may have heard of my clients

So, I had an interesting encounter (or three) recently where upon being introduced by clients (two different sets of clients on the same day) to some other Public Relations Professionals and , the following conversation took place:
Them: “Oh hi. Nice to meet you but I don’t know you..” or “Oh Hi. I have never heard of you..”
Me: “Have you heard of my client so and so..?”
Them: “Well yes of course……”
Me: “ Well good. Then I have done my job”Read More