The purpose of acquiring skills is to hand them down to the next generation.

The key aspiration of the Founder of the Frans Indongo Group, Dr Frans Indongo, is to leave a legacy of having built a successful Group that will flourish beyond his life. Handing over the baton to suitably-equipped next generation leaders will enhance the Founder’s wish in creating a legacy that is sustainable for generations to […]

At FIG, “Leadership offers the Competitive Edge”

Leadership insights from Kobus van Graan Kobus van Graan is a leaders’ leader. As the CEO of a group that boasts companies that are at the forefront of the industries in which they participate, his business acumen and sound decision-making skills are points of pride and key factors for the Frans Indongo Group’s (FIG’s) success. […]

FIG Promotes a Lean and Agile System for Operational Success

Insights from Jeremy GeorgeMuch has been written about lean and agile systems and management. Put simply, lean focuses on ‘creating more value for customers with fewer resources’1, while ‘agile project management is an iterative approach focused on breaking down large projects into more manageable tasks, which are completed in short repetitions throughout the project life […]

Financial sustainability for a lasting legacy

Insights from Jacobina LungameniAs a young child in her early years growing up in northern Namibia, one of the activities that Jacobina Lungameni most looked forward to was going to Continental No. 1 for some soft-serve ice-cream on a cone. New at the time, unlike regular ice lollies, softserve was the talk of the town; […]

Frans Indongo Group brings relief to Kunene Region

On 18 April 2021, the Frans Indongo Group (FIG), a proudly Namibian a proudly Namibian company leading a diversified group of companies donated 1300 grass bales towards aid relief for farming communities in Kunene, Namibia. The handover took place in Opuwo, Kunene. At the onset of the dry spell, many communal farmers started grazing in […]

Happy Birthday to our CEO

  Today we celebrate Kobus van Graan, an honourable leader, entrusted by our founder to maintain his legacy. Keeping the pioneering spirit Indongo close at heart, he continues to inspire leadership, transform small opportunities into successful prospects, and enable our Group to shape a sustainable tomorrow for our people, our partners, and our community. From […]

Dr Frans Indongo turns 85

Dr Frans Indongo on his 85th birthday   Authors have written about him, small businesses have thanked him, and the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Awards applauded his success by recognising him as the first Namibian recipient of the Southern Africa Lifetime Achievement Award.  Today, we take great pride in celebrating Dr Frans Indongo on his […]

Bokomo Namibia welcomes Marathon Sugar to the Bokomo stable

Bokomo Namibia, one of our Group’s associated companies, recently acquired the Tongaat Hulett Namibia business, bringing Marathon Sugar, the leading sugar brand in the market into the Bokomo food brands family. In this time when everything seems uncertain and economies and societies have been turned on their heads, we are proud to announce that we […]

Indongo Toyota – Driving the desert dash

Over the last few years, we as Indongo Toyota, a subsidiary of the Frans Indongo Group, has embraced the incredible opportunity of being one of the main sponsors of the Nedbank Desert Dash – the longest, toughest mountain bike race in the world. A wild beast that lures and challenges each participant and allows only […]