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Council approves MOU with SDFN

2 days 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 monthly council agenda meeting.According to Swakopmund mayor Paulina Nashilundo, the...

ERC launches five-year strategic plan

1 month - 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 recently. Speaking at the occasion, chairman of the Erongo regional...

Nashilundo re-elected as mayor

1 month - 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 municipal chambers. Fellow Swapo party member Maria Elago also...

Municipality workers up in arms

2 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 this financial year. Speaking on behalf of the workers the...

Solar heating for Municipal Rest Camp

2 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 Camp. According to council it is vital that the current...

Standing committees important

3 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...

Municipality responds to noise pollution claims

3 months ago - 12 November 2018 | Government

Adolf KaureThe Swakopmund municipality will put measures in place to deal with disturbing noise levels caused by retailers on Saturday mornings in the central business...

Dirty tactics at play

3 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 affordable housing

3 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 light

6 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

6 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

6 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...

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Council writes off recycling stall...

6 months ago - 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...

More than 100 streets to...

6 months ago - 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...

6 months ago - 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...

6 months ago - 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

6 months ago - 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 ...

6 months ago - 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...

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