Infrastructure

A place to call home

2 days ago - 18 September 2019 | Infrastructure

Low-income residents in Oshakati and Okahao are paving the way to becoming homeowners as part of an innovative low-cost housing project.At Okahao, more than N$1.2 million has been paid into a revolving fund by registered...

Billions for new power lines

3 weeks ago - 29 August 2019 | Infrastructure

As part of its new strategic plan, NamPower is expected to spend upward of N$1 billion on the construction of three new heavy-current power lines and several renewable-energy power stations. The announcement was made at...

Logistics vision gathers steam

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Recent upgrades to Namibia's roads, railways and ports have brought the country closer to reaching logistical and economic targets.According to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG), several industry projects are at varying stages of progression,...

Bypass cuts deep

1 month - 19 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Residents of Vergenoeg, an 'illegal' settlement on the western outskirts of Okahandja, held a community meeting on Saturday afternoon. The purpose was to discuss the construction of the Okahandja bypass, which cuts through the settlement.According...

Fire kills one, destroys vessel

1 month - 19 August 2019 | Infrastructure

A man was killed when the hake trawler Ocean Tide moored at the jetty of Seawork Fish Processors in Walvis Bay caught fire below deck around 8:00 on Saturday. He formed part of the maintenance...

Air Nam flight delays due to grounded pilots

1 month - 16 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Complaints are flooding in from frustrated Air Namibia customers who say they had to spend hours at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) because of delayed...

Millions for Windhoek’s informal settlements

1 month - 15 August 2019 | Infrastructure

The ministry of urban and rural development has set aside N$50 million to improve the living conditions of Windhoek’s informal settlements residents for the 10...

CoW delivers zero serviced plots in 2017/18

1 month - 13 August 2019 | Infrastructure

Despite setting sights on delivering 430 serviced erven for residential, business and institutional purposes during the 2017/18 financial year, the City of Windhoek (CoW) failed...

RFA considers toll roads

1 month - 09 August 2019 | Infrastructure

The Road Fund Administration (RFA) wants to investigate the viability of tolling Namibian roads as a potential additional revenue stream to the Road User Charging...

Rail limits Namport

1 month - 02 August 2019 | Infrastructure

While the expansion of the Walvis Bay port has been welcomed as a boon for the economy, the lack of a modern rail line to...

Zim dry port inaugurated

1 month - 29 July 2019 | Infrastructure

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa inaugurated his country's dry port facility in Walvis Bay on Friday. This formed part of his official state visit to Namibia....

Spotlight on financing water infrastructure

2 months ago - 17 July 2019 | Infrastructure

Global and local experts are converging in Windhoek this week for a roundtable discussion on financing water projects. The event is initiated by Open Africa...

Infrastructure

N$14m spent on housing, land...

2 months ago - 03 July 2019 | Infrastructure

While acknowledging that economic woes have not spared any of the 14 regions – the Kunene has recorded progress in the areas of infrastructure development,...

NHE ta tala komilandu omipe

2 months ago - 24 June 2019 | Infrastructure

Ehangano lyoNational Housing Enterprise otali konaakona onkalo yokutula miilonga omulandu gwohiila nokumona uumwene wegumbo, ihe inali holola natango kutya uunake omulandu ngoka tagu vulu okutulwa...

NHE studying lease-to-own model

3 months ago - 21 June 2019 | Infrastructure

OGONE TLHAGEThe National Housing Enterprise is studying the possibility of introducing a lease-to-own option but has not indicated when it will make a pronouncement on...

RA hamstrung

3 months ago - 21 June 2019 | Infrastructure

The Roads Authority (RA) says it does not have adequate funding for the rehabilitation and maintenance of national roads, and that the road-user charges collected...

Millions spent on unfinished govt...

3 months ago - 20 June 2019 | Infrastructure

A N$16 million fisheries ministry infrastructure project in Rundu, which has been under construction since 2012, is still standing incomplete, resulting in officials operating from...

'Missing millions' mystery at Okahao

3 months ago - 19 June 2019 | Infrastructure

The upgrading and renovation work at the Okahao district hospital, which had been abandoned eight years amid allegations that the contractor had received an upfront...

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