Infrastructure

CoW hands over ISUHPP homes

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek together with stakeholders handed over 131 affordable houses to beneficiaries under the Informal Settlement Upgrading Affordable Housing Pilot Project (ISUHPP) earlier this week.The project is an initiative of the Ministry of...

Bus fares take a hike

3 weeks ago - 12 July 2021 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) announced increases in its municipal bus fares as from today (12 July). Fares have increased from N$7 to N$7.50 per trip for smart card holders and N$8.50 per trip for...

Funding sought for desalination plant

3 weeks ago - 11 July 2021 | Infrastructure

Cabinet has approved the soliciting of funding by NamWater and government to fund the next phase of a planned desalination plant to secure water supply to the central coast, Windhoek and en-route users.Government plans to...

Water situation dire

4 weeks ago - 04 July 2021 | Infrastructure

Namibia’s agriculture minister and president of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), Calle Schlettwein, said the continent is in a grim state when it comes to access to water and sanitation, calling for urgent...

Residents fume over fuel station

1 month - 28 June 2021 | Infrastructure

Residents of Greenwell Matongo in Windhoek are up in arms over the construction of a fuel station in the residential area as they fear it poses a safety hazard.They have expressed fears that should a...

French funding for groundwater management

1 month - 13 June 2021 | Infrastructure

The French government through the Agence Franҫaise de Développement (AFD) has availed funding for technical cooperation on a groundwater management and combating drought project in...

Lights go on for 1 000 informal homes

1 month - 06 June 2021 | Infrastructure

NamPower on Friday electrified 1 000 households in ten informal settlements on the outskirts of Windhoek.Regarded as the single largest corporate social investment (CSI) by...

Upgrade for Gammams plant

2 months ago - 30 May 2021 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) received a non-repayable grant from the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) Bank to the tune of N$10.96 million that will be...

Old cemetery becomes respectful resting place

2 months ago - 24 May 2021 | Infrastructure

Rehoboth • Boet Matthews Residents are hard at work to turn the first cemetery at Rehoboth into an honourable resting place.A subcommittee of the Rehoboth...

Housing: ‘No more delays’ – Uutoni

2 months ago - 20 May 2021 | Infrastructure

Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Erastus Uutoni, said the delivery of affordable houses and serviced land cannot be delayed further.Uutoni was speaking at a...

More support of Nam’s sustainable development efforts

2 months ago - 11 May 2021 | Infrastructure

Namibia’s finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi and German ambassador Herbert Beck signed an agreement on financial cooperation for loans between the two countries earlier this week.The...

Upgrade for informal settlements promised

2 months ago - 09 May 2021 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) presented its budget of N$4.9 billion for the 2021/22 financial year, of which N$104 million is earmarked for the upgrading...

Infrastructure

Mushrooms making a difference

3 months ago - 02 May 2021 | Infrastructure

First Lady Monica Geingos paid a visit to the Standard Bank Namibia's BioHab project site at Brakwater on the outskirts of Windhoek late last week....

Vergenoeg gets new water point

3 months ago - 29 April 2021 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] of the Vergenoeg informal settlement were pleased as punch when Okahandja's mayor Natasha Brinkman, personally came to open their new water point...

Cleaning operation at Alte Feste

3 months ago - 09 April 2021 | Infrastructure

Anyone who has wanted to see the Alte Feste and the “Reiterdenkmal” in the past few weeks has been disappointed. What tourists describe as one...

Rent prices slip further

3 months ago - 06 April 2021 | Infrastructure

The FNB Residential Rental Index posted an annual contraction of 2.1% at the end of December 2020, from -0.8% recorded in December 2019. This brings...

Fare hike not approved

4 months ago - 01 April 2021 | Infrastructure

The Ministry of Works and Transport said that it has not approved an increment in bus and taxi fares, as was announced by the Namibia...

Monte Christo to be extended

4 months ago - 30 March 2021 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] Monte Christo road in Windhoek’s northern outskirts will be extended at an estimated cost of N$40 million.Octagon Construction has been appointed to...

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