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Municipality workers up in arms

1 week 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

1 week 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 weeks 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 Seaside Hotel. Speaking at the occasion, the chairperson of the...

Municipality responds to noise pollution claims

1 month - 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 district.The health services department’s manager Clive Lawrence said that retailers...

Dirty tactics at play

1 month - 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 to determine where council might have failed and assured stakeholders...

Local authorities urged to provide affordable housing

1 month - 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

4 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

4 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

4 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 alcohol limit

4 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,...

Council writes off recycling stall debt

4 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 be named

4 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...

Government

Mutjavikua: everyone should benefit from...

4 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

4 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 ...

4 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...

New chief for ERC

4 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

4 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...

Usakos unable to settle N$2,3m...

5 months ago - 13 July 2018 | Government

Jessica BotesThe Erongo regional council (ERC) refused two requests by the Usakos town council to write off debt amounting to more than N$2,3 million. During...

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