Infrastructure

Supply of land puts pressure on house prices

1 week ago - 15 June 2021 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe rising supply deficit in land servicing and delivery continues to put pressure on house prices.It costs about N$593 897 to build a three-bedroom house in Windhoek, compared to N$388 003 for the same...

New desalination plant for Namibia

2 weeks ago - 08 June 2021 | Infrastructure

Govt partners with private sector to save money > >OTIS DANIELSSWAKOPMUND“Another desalination plant for Namibia is no longer merely a potential, but a reality as government will build such a facility,” agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein...

City secures N$11m to upgrade Gammams plant

3 weeks ago - 01 June 2021 | Infrastructure

NAMPA WINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek has received a non-repayable grant from the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) Bank to the tune of N$10.96 million that will be used to expand the Gammams...

Building houses the unconventional way

1 month - 11 May 2021 | Infrastructure

RIVALDO KAVANGAWINDHOEKThe Standard Bank Group, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Shack Dwellers Federation are busy with a pilot project that will use encroacher bush for mushroom farming.The project aims to turn blackthorn...

Passionate about providing housing

1 month - 07 May 2021 | Infrastructure

Michelline NawatisesPull quote: “We look to provide homes to as many Namibians as possible.” – Brenton Kuss – Managing Director of Namibia International CapitalNamibia International Capital, in partnership with Shelter Afrique, held a bricklaying event...

Quality and affordable housing – a key to a...

1 month - 07 May 2021 | Infrastructure

Michelline NawatisesThe National Housing Enterprise and Shelter Afrique signed a memorandum of understanding on 30 April at the headquarters of NHE in Eros, Windhoek.Shelter Afrique...

Water supply and sanitation improves

3 months ago - 04 March 2021 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe supply of water and sanitation facilities in rural areas has improved significantly over the past three decades, according to official statistics.Since independence, a...

Otweya housing project kicks off

4 months ago - 17 February 2021 | Infrastructure

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYThe ground-breaking ceremony and construction commencement of 121 houses at the Otweya informal settlement took place in Walvis Bay on Monday morning.The minister...

N$90m to rehabilitate Omahenene-Olushandja canal

4 months ago - 16 February 2021 | Infrastructure

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOMAHENENENamWater on Saturday started a six-month rehabilitation of the Omahenene-Olushandja canal.The entire canal needs to be cleaned to improve water supply to the main...

Otweya: Housing news met with mixed emotions

4 months ago - 25 January 2021 | Infrastructure

OTIS FINCKWALVIS BAYErongo governor Neville Andre last week informed the Otweya community that the construction of 121 houses for residents of Twalaloka informal settlement, whose...

No crack in Neckartal wall

5 months ago - 22 January 2021 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe agriculture ministry says all possible risks, including flooding, were assessed before the Neckartal Dam was built and claims of a crack in the...

Calle ecstatic as Neckartal passes 40% mark

5 months ago - 08 January 2021 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAgriculture minister Calle Schlettwein has expressed delight that the amount of water currently in the Neckartal Dam after the recent heavy rains is about...

Infrastructure

Road junction open to traffic

7 months ago - 03 November 2020 | Infrastructure

ERWIN LEUSCHNERSWAKOPMUND The junction at the eastern entrance to Swakopmund and 33 km of tarred road between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay – including two new...

20 low-cost houses for fire...

8 months ago - 08 October 2020 | Infrastructure

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYTwo months after a fire swept through the Otweya informal settlement in Walvis Bay, destroying homes, leaving hundreds homeless and killing a two-year-old...

Health facilities handed over at...

8 months ago - 25 September 2020 | Infrastructure

Ariamsvlei • Elizabeth Joseph The Anglo American Namibia Foundation (AANF) in partnership with the DeBeers Group officially handed over and inaugurated brand new port health...

Govt launches housing census

9 months ago - 01 September 2020 | Infrastructure

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEK The ministry of urban and rural development and the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) have embarked on a housing survey that will contribute...

Police village in the pipeline

10 months ago - 21 August 2020 | Infrastructure

NAMPAWINDHOEKWith many police officers unable to afford decent accommodation in Windhoek, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) is looking at constructing a police village to house...

Housing high on the agenda...

10 months ago - 17 August 2020 | Infrastructure

ADOLF KAURESWAKOPMUNDErongo governor Neville Andre has announced that Farm 37 will be ready for occupation by October.“People living in backyard shacks, residents of Otweya informal...

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