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Prepaid water meters for low cost housing units ...

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2019 | Government

Walvis Bay - Leandrea LouwThe Walvis Bay municipal council has been approached to approve the expansion of the installation of prepaid water meters in Walvis Bay on erven with outstanding debt. Approximately 30 Narraville residents...

Municipal tariffs to increase with 8 percent overall

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Government

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw The chairperson of the management committee of the Walvis Bay council, Lilo Niilenge, has tabled the budget for 2019/2020.She said due the fast growth of the city, large...

Asbestos removal project under way

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | Government

Arandis - Leandrea Louw The Walvis Bay municipal council accepted a proposal by Adcon CC to rehabilitate the hazardous waste site and create more space at the municipal landfill for the disposal of asbestos.The company...

'The Topnaar throne is ours'

2 months ago - 01 April 2019 | Government

Swakopmund • Leandrea LouwChief Samuel #Khaxab and deputy chief Ephraim Petersen of the #Khaxab Royal House have been involved in a lengthy legal battle to be recognised as the rightful heirs to the Topnaar throne....

Topnaar divided in absence of leader

2 months ago - 25 March 2019 | Government

Leandrea Louw - The Topnaar traditional council (TTC) called a community meeting to discuss the way forward after the untimely death of their chief, Seth Kooitjie. During the meeting at Utuseb on Saturday, TTC...

Working towards gender equality

3 months ago - 04 March 2019 | Government

Leandrea Louw - A capacity building workshop of women in regional councils under the theme “Enhancing gender equality and women empowerment in Namibia”, concluded on...

Council approves MOU with SDFN

3 months ago - 18 February 2019 | Government

Adolf Kaure - The municipal council has approved a proposed memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Shack Dwellers Federations of Namibia (SDFN) during its latest...

ERC launches five-year strategic plan

5 months ago - 24 December 2018 | Government

Adolf Kaure -The Erongo regional council (ERC) launched its five-year strategic plan for the period 2017/2018 to 2021/2022 at the Mondesa Multipurpose Centre in Swakopmund...

Nashilundo re-elected as mayor

5 months ago - 24 December 2018 | Government

Adolf Kaure - Paulina Nashilundo was re-elected as the mayor of Swakopmund for 2019. The election of office bearers took place on Tuesday in the...

Municipality workers up in arms

6 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Government

Swakopmund municipality workers, who were represented by the Namibia Public Workers Union (NAPWU), held a demonstration on Tuesday expressing their dissatisfaction with their salaries for...

Solar heating for Municipal Rest Camp

6 months ago - 03 December 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesIn an effort to become more ‘green’ the Swakopmund Town Council has approved the installation of a solar geyser system at the Municipal Rest...

Standing committees important

6 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Government

Adolf KaureThe official opening of a monitoring and evaluation workshop for the National Council standing committee on auditing took place on Tuesday at the Swakopmund’s...

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Dirty tactics at play

7 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Government

Otis Finck - Allegations of wrongdoing at the municipality are merely distractions, says Immanuel Wilfred, the mayor of Walvis Bay. Wilfred said investigations are underway...

Local authorities urged to provide...

7 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Government

Leandrea Louw - Local authorities should discuss relevant resolutions to provide urban land and housing to those who are unable to finance a home of...

Contentious guesthouse gets the green...

10 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesEven with numerous objections by neighbouring property owners, the Swakopmund town council has approved an application for the development of a residential guesthouse in...

Council retains Kramersdorf extensions

10 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Government

Adolf KaureThe Swakopmund town council recommended that some extensions in Kramersdorf should not be sold to developers or members of the public either as extensions...

Prime property for container development

10 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesAn erf measuring nearly 18 000 m² located east of the Swakopmund Aquarium will be subdivided and sold to the ministry of fisheries and...

ERC seeks to lower blood...

10 months ago - 11 August 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesThe Erongo region is ranked third among regions with the highest road fatalities, with an average of 700 deaths recorded annually. As a result,...

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