Infrastructure

Harambee target still unachieved

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Infrastructure

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUPresident Hage Geingob's administration has not yet attained the goal of water security outlined by the Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP) - a national plan aimed at fast-tracking development.According to HPP goal number 12, which...

Massive capital projects delayed

1 month - 05 June 2020 | Infrastructure

Phillepus UusikuThe arrival of Covid-19 has had far-reaching consequences on Namibia, with major road-building projects delayed in the Windhoek area.There are three ongoing projects in the Windhoek area, namely the upgrading of the dual carriageway...

Congested roads expected

2 months ago - 07 May 2020 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK With the national lockdown officially being lifted, thousands of Namibians are expected to start travelling again, causing major congestion on the country's roads. This is according...

'Land or death'

2 months ago - 06 May 2020 | Infrastructure

Kenya KamboweRUNDUAt Rundu's Sauyemwa Extension 1, squatters are demanding that the local authority provide them with land.They further said the town council must “forget” about evicting them, adding they will not be moved.This is according...

Coronavirus silver lining for Walvis port

2 months ago - 05 May 2020 | Infrastructure

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe coronavirus-inspired lockdown in South Africa is credited in part with increased cargo at the port of Walvis Bay, which has become preferred to the ports of Durban in South Africa and Beira...

NHE offers 3 months payment relief

3 months ago - 06 April 2020 | Infrastructure

NAMPAGOBABIS As part of its response to the challenges posed by the coronavirus, the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) has offered payment relief to its...

Increased access to water and sanitation

3 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMIT A total of 7 684 boreholes have been drilled and fitted since independence and 51 water supply schemes have...

Water governance outdated

3 months ago - 23 March 2020 | Infrastructure

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThere is an urgent need for a legally binding water regulatory framework, therefore government should enforce the Water Resource Management Act of 2013.This...

Windhoek's land price headache

3 months ago - 17 March 2020 | Infrastructure

It costs about N$522 393 to build a three-bedroom house in Windhoek, compared to N$331 980 for the same house at Keetmanshoop, because of varying...

Trans-Kalahari rail project still on

3 months ago - 17 March 2020 | Infrastructure

OGONE TLHAGE TransNamib CEO Johny Smith says there is still interest from the Namibian and Botswana governments to bring the Trans-Kalahari rail...

Neckartal Dam inaugurated

3 months ago - 16 March 2020 | Infrastructure

The N$5.6 billion Neckartal Dam was officially handed over to the government last week by the contractor, Salini Impregilo.Speaking at the handover, Vice-president Nangolo Mbumba...

Corona bites fuel facility

3 months ago - 13 March 2020 | Infrastructure

The completion of government's N$5.5 billion national fuel storage facility at Walvis Bay is being held up because the Chinese contractors returned to China for...

Infrastructure

DP World defends Walvis port...

4 months ago - 05 March 2020 | Infrastructure

OGONE TLHAGE The Dubai-based company, DP World, which is being punted to operate the upgraded Walvis Bay port, insists it can unlock...

1 338 apply for Rocky...

4 months ago - 04 March 2020 | Infrastructure

A total of 1 338 applications were received at a recent land sale auction held by the City of Windhoek. The City put...

MTC to build 270 houses

4 months ago - 28 February 2020 | Infrastructure

MTC is planning to construct 270 houses and will partner with the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) for the delivery of the homes in...

Neckartal to be commissioned in...

5 months ago - 30 January 2020 | Infrastructure

The Neckartal Dam in southern Namibia is expected to be commissioned in March, says the executive director in the ministry of agriculture, Percy Misika. ...

Swakop mass housing empty

5 months ago - 29 January 2020 | Infrastructure

CATHERINE SASMAN Construction on almost half of the 2 796 houses built under the controversial mass housing scheme...

Cable break affects internet

5 months ago - 20 January 2020 | Infrastructure

Internet activity throughout Namibia came to a near standstill on Thursday after two breaks in the South Atlantic 3/West Africa (WACS) submarine cables occurred. ...

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