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Namdeb recognised for gender equality

The Namibian, June 2018
Namdeb Holdings was presented the prestigious African Union ‘Gender is My Agenda Campaign’ award in the private sector category in recognition of the company’s continued contribution in achieving equity and gender equality in the country. Riaan Burger, Namdeb CEO, said: “It comes to show that our efforts over the years, such as providing bursaries, supporting the women in mining agenda, promoting women in leadership and technical roles, and unbiased training and collaboration with the De Beers Group and the UN Women Partnership (HeForShe campaign), continue to help Namdeb set benchmarks across industries.” Namibia was also presented with the award for being the top performing country in Africa on the promotion of gender equality.