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Contentious guesthouse gets the green light

1 month - 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 Nord Strand Street.The guesthouse, which will be located on erf...

Council retains Kramersdorf extensions

1 month - 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 or as a number of separate erven but that the...

Prime property for container development

1 month - 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 marine resources and a private developer. Proposals for the development...

ERC seeks to lower blood alcohol limit

1 month - 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, the Erongo Regional Council (ERC) is calling on the country’s...

Council writes off recycling stall debt

1 month - 06 August 2018 | Government

Leandrea Louw The Walvis Bay town council will be writing off more than N$70 000 debt of the Twahangana Group which is leasing a recycling stall at the landfill site.The management committee made a...

More than 100 streets to be named

1 month - 06 August 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesLiving and deceased politicians, liberation struggle heroes and well-known locals will be honoured with their names etched on street signs in Swakopmund. Nearly 100...

DRC residents up in arms

1 month - 27 July 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesResidents of the DRC informal settlement in Swakopmund claim that the town council is dragging its feet with the development of the town and...

Mutjavikua: everyone should benefit from land

1 month - 27 July 2018 | Government

The regional consultations for the second land conference recently took place at the Mondesa Multi-purpose Centre in Swakopmund.Speaking at the occasion, the governor of the...

Council refutes community’s claims

1 month - 27 July 2018 | Government

Adolf KaureThe mayor of Karibib, Petrus Nabot, refuted claims by the Karibib community and business owners that the CEO of Karibib, Lesley Goreseb, was not...

New street names approved

1 month - 27 July 2018 | Government

Leandrea Louw The Suburb and Street Naming Committee (SSNC) has tabled a report with considerations and recommendations on re-naming streets in Walvis Bay. Earlier...

New chief for ERC

2 months ago - 20 July 2018 | Government

Ludmilla Habate Doëses was appointed as the new chief regional officer of the Erongo Regional Council (ERC) during a recent ordinary regional council meeting. The...

Land for Swapo

2 months ago - 20 July 2018 | Government

Leandrea LouwThe Walvis Bay municipal council has approved the sale of a piece of land to the Swapo Party Walvis Bay Rural District for N$233...

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Town council supports local football...

2 months ago - 06 July 2018 | Government

The Karibib town council has shown its support for the town’s local football team, Karibib Football Club, by donating branded shirts and jerseys to the...

Municipality concerned about unemployment

2 months ago - 29 June 2018 | Government

Leandrea LouwConcerns were raised during the tabling of the Walvis Bay municipality’s budget that retrenchments in various sectors may eventually result in uncontainable unemployment rates....

Sewage system buckling under pressure...

2 months ago - 29 June 2018 | Government

Otis Finck Sporadic sewage blockages and overflowing drains are becoming a huge concern for residents of Walvis Bay. According to Kuisebmond residents, sewage...

Budget talks coming

3 months ago - 15 June 2018 | Government

Otis FinckDiscussions around the capital budget of the municipality of Walvis Bay will resume and an announcement will be made with regard to the process...

Dâuredama welcome new chief

5 months ago - 29 March 2018 | Government

Chief Sagarias Seibeb (62) was officially introduced as the new chief of the Dâuredama during a ceremony at the community hall in Uis last Saturday....

Junior councillors ready to tackle...

5 months ago - 29 March 2018 | Government

Leandrea Louw The junior Erongo regional council held its first meeting for the year at council chambers in Swakopmund. This year’s council members are...

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