Infrastructure

MTC to build 270 houses

19 hours ago | 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 16 towns and villages. The telecommunications giant has called on...

Neckartal to be commissioned in March

4 weeks 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. The main contractor, Salini, was just putting the finishing touches...

Swakop mass housing empty

1 month - 29 January 2020 | Infrastructure

CATHERINE SASMAN Construction on almost half of the 2 796 houses built under the controversial mass housing scheme at Swakopmund has yet to be completed, and houses have...

Cable break affects internet

1 month - 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. The cables enable Namibia and other southern African countries to...

Idle RCC strains emergency fund

1 month - 16 January 2020 | Infrastructure

Despite being currently dormant, state-owned Roads Contractor Company (RCC) continues to dip its hands into the government's contingency fund to pay salaries of N$5.4 million a month. The company had about 400 workers when...

Local partner offered N$10m to abandon tender

2 months ago - 23 December 2019 | Infrastructure

A local construction company, Onamagongwa Trading Enterprise (OTE), which until recently was a joint-venture partner with China Railway Seventh Company, claims that it was offered...

Chinese scoop N$900m rail tender

2 months ago - 12 December 2019 | Infrastructure

The Chinese state-owned China Gezhouba Group Company Limited has been awarded the tender for upgrading the railway line between Walvis Bay and Kranzberg. ...

NHE loses N$10m in rental incompetence

3 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Infrastructure

A senior manager at the National Housing Enterprise, Willem Titus, is accused of failing to issue invoices for the sale of several houses at Ongwediva,...

WBCG grows regional economies

3 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Infrastructure

CATHERINE SASMANSince the establishment of the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) 19 years ago, trade volumes from neighbouring countries have grown from zero to more...

TransNamib a mono oobiliyona 2.5

4 months ago - 15 October 2019 | Infrastructure

Omunambelewa omukomeho gwoTransNamib, Johny Smith okwa popi kutya oombaanga dhaNamiba oshowo ombaanga dhomuumbugantu waAfrica odha gandja ezimino lyoshimaliwa shoobiliyona 2.5 kehangano ndyoka lya yama...

A place to call home

5 months 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...

Billions for new power lines

6 months 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...

Infrastructure

Bypass cuts deep

6 months ago - 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...

Fire kills one, destroys vessel

6 months ago - 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...

Air Nam flight delays due...

6 months ago - 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

6 months ago - 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...

6 months ago - 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

6 months ago - 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...

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