Although the NNOC has seventeen permanent sport disciplines since its inception, public schools in Windhoek, the capital, at the most, offer four sport codes, only: athletics (both genders at the beginning of the academic year), netball (for girls, exclusively), soccer (for boys, exclusively) and rugby (for boys, exclusively).
With regards to Namibia's participation at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Joan Smit, secretary general of the NNOC, said that of the ten Namibian athletes who qualified to participate at the Games, seven were women.
As an offshoot of the Ministry of Mines and Power, the Ministry blocked NNOC from developing the technical capabilities set for it in the enabling decree.
Earlier attempts at the indigenization of the sector from the early 70s, demonstrated with the establishment of NNOC and later NNPC had reported poor comparative performance compared to Malaysian experiment with Petronas, which started in 19'74.
By 1977, a new company NNPC was formed through a merger of NNOC and the former Petroleum Ministry.
From fighting for pre-eminence in the bureaucratic politics identified by Turner (1980), between the Ministry of Petroleum officials and the larger comprador class in NNOC of the Post War era, this tiny technocratic stratum transformed into a techno-comprador.
Thankfully the NNOC
CE was poorly attended so only a few were subjected to the NNOC
way of doing things.
Furthermore, Smit announced that the NNOC
have submitted scholarship requests to the Olympic Solidarity.
1973 - 1st Participation Agreement; Fed Govt acquires 35% in the oil companies; Ashland starts PSC with then NNOC
(NNPC); Pan Ocean Corp drills its 1st discovery well at Ogharefe-I.
identified four elite athletes as beneficiaries of the FNB Olympic Scholarships including: Gaby Ahrens--clay target shooting, Beata Naigambo--Marathon, Helalia Johannes Marathon and Dan Craven--road cycling.
ran as an upstream and downstream company and the petroleum ministry had a regulatory function.