Infrastructure

Power for Otjomuise ext. 6

6 days ago - 20 October 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) officially switched on electricity for the Otjomuise Extension Six informal settlement as part of its development obligations to supply electricity to underserviced communities.Speaking at the occasion on behalf of Minister...

Happy housing beneficiaries

1 week ago - 19 October 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) handed over completed affordable houses to eight beneficiaries at Goreangab in the Samora Machel Constituency on Friday.These houses are part of a pilot phase of the Informal Settlement Upgrading Programme...

Covid-19 spurs school sanitation

1 week ago - 19 October 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] accelerated provision of water and toilets to schools over the past seven months offers a much-needed reprieve from the relentless blitz of gloomy news since the pandemic struck.Spurred on by the international...

Otjomuise residents receive occupation certificates

1 week ago - 15 October 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek issued Certificates of Acknowledgement of Land Occupation to 20 residents of the Otjomuise informal settlement on Wednesday.Speaking at the handover, Khomas Region Governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua said that during 2019, the Windhoek...

Accident victims' house modification programme impacted by pandemic

1 week ago - 13 October 2020 | Infrastructure

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund may not be able to reach its 2020 target for modifying the houses of seriously injured accident victims as the programme has been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.The...

Informal settlements still in crisis

2 weeks ago - 09 October 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] years after the second national land conference put the spotlight on the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Namibia’s urban informal settlements, experts say...

Some light for Havana residents

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Infrastructure

Phase 2 of Havana informal settlement’s electrification project was commissioned by the minister of urban and rural development Erastus Uutoni on Wednesday.He said this step...

Informal market coming for Havana

1 month - 17 September 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek mayor Fransina Kahungu said the city received a pledge of N$5 million from the ministry of industrialisation, trade and SME development to help build...

Street resurfacing to begin soon

1 month - 16 September 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek announced that the annual road resurfacing tender has been awarded to Tau Pele Namibia Construction, and that work would commence shortly....

‘Redistribution’ of congested informal settlements

1 month - 16 September 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] informal settlements in Windhoek are to be classified as so-called “catchment areas”, in which Namibians from rural areas will initially be accommodated...

House prices soften

1 month - 08 September 2020 | Infrastructure

The second quarter FNB Residential property report highlights the fact that the House Price Index was down 2.7% from the second quarter of 2019 to...

Mayor not impressed

1 month - 04 September 2020 | Infrastructure

City of Windhoek (CoW) mayor, Fransina Kahungu has expressed her disappointment at the city’s engineering department for the manner in which water points and toilets...

Infrastructure

Decongestion plan for WHK in...

1 month - 28 August 2020 | Infrastructure

The Khomas regional council and the City of Windhoek (CoW) are formulating a decongestion plan to combat the further spread of Covid-19. The plan includes...

Yellow speed cameras become white...

2 months ago - 19 August 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • [email protected] four years after the installation of 12 high-tech yellow pole radar traffic cameras on the B1 and B2 national roads, they remain...

City announces contractors

2 months ago - 16 August 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek handed over the first ten sites to ten contractors to start building low cost houses as part of the Informal Settlement...

CoW cleans reservoirs

2 months ago - 13 August 2020 | Infrastructure

The Windhoek municipality is busy cleaning its reservoirs in and around the city, and during this process water interruptions and/or low water pressure may be...

Changed road conditions in Eros

2 months ago - 13 August 2020 | Infrastructure

The City of Windhoek (CoW) announced that the section of road between Independence Avenue at the entrance to the new police facility between the Simon...

Construction industry seeks structure

2 months ago - 12 August 2020 | Infrastructure

Windhoek • Clemens von AltenThe Construction Industries Federation (CIF) and its approximately 280 members continue to hope that a supervisory authority could be established before...

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