Namibia’s ECB second best in Africa

14 November 2020 | Infrastructure

Namibia’s Electricity Control Board (ECB) was voted the second best electricity regulator in Africa, after Uganda’s Energy Regulatory Authority.

This announcement was made by the African Development Bank (AfDB) that conducts the Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI) for Africa every year. The ERI is a composite index that measures the level of development of electricity sector regulatory frameworks in African countries against international standards and best practice.

It comprises three pillars, namely Regulatory Governance Index (RGI), Regulatory Substance Index (RSI) and Regulatory Outcome Index (ROI).

Uganda performed better than Namibia on the RGI and RSI; however, Namibia outperformed Uganda on the ROI thanks to the existence of regulatory targets set by legislation and Quality of Service (QoS) indicators.
Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya complete the top five performers on the continent.

In the same breath, the ECB was recently ranked number 2 in the Sub-Saharan African region by Fitch Ratings for its regulatory effectiveness and sector development.

Similar News

 

Sale of erven postponed

1 day - 04 December 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The Walvis Bay municipality postponed the sale of numerous residential and business erven in the harbour town. The...

Upgrading the Kranzberg railway

3 days ago - 02 December 2020 | Infrastructure

Arandis • [email protected] The minister of works and transport John Mutorwa officiated the start of the upgrade of the Walvis Bay to Kranzberg railway...

Residents demand land and housing

4 days ago - 01 December 2020 | Infrastructure

Swakopmund • [email protected] members of the Swakopmund Housing for All group handed over a petition at the Swakopmund municipality after a peaceful march from the...

Arandis Emergency Response Centre launched

5 days ago - 30 November 2020 | Infrastructure

Arandis • [email protected] The minister of works and transport Veikko Nekundi launched the Arandis Emergency Response Centre recently. Nekundi said that the centre...

Housing for fishing employees

6 days ago - 29 November 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The ground breaking for the construction of houses, a primary school and clinic by a consortium of fishing companies took...

Namport setting trends

1 week ago - 28 November 2020 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Port Authority (Namport) also welcomed the 335,41 meters long Maersk Sheerness back at the Port of Walvis Bay recently. The vessel sailed...

Another record for Namport

1 week ago - 25 November 2020 | Infrastructure

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) continues to deliver on its promise of service above self to its valuable clients. The ports authority recently recorded 413...

Another batch of houses handed over

1 week ago - 23 November 2020 | Infrastructure

Henties Bay • [email protected] A total of 49 houses were handed over to beneficiaries in Henties Bay by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila.The houses...

President hands over 20 houses at Otweya

3 weeks ago - 08 November 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] President Hage Geingob handed over 20 houses that were built at the Otweya informal settlement in Walvis Bay by the...

Mapping the road to economic recovery

1 month - 03 November 2020 | Infrastructure

The 12th annual logistics and transport webinar saw local and international experts map out the road to recovery after the devastating effects of the Covid-19...

Latest News

Small businesses beware!

9 hours ago | Opinion

Quentyn Taylor In today’s fast-moving society, cybercrime has advanced to a stage where you can expect to hear reports in the media every week...

Kandenge the new mayor of...

9 hours ago | Local News

Arandis • [email protected] Kandenge of the Independent Patriots of Change (IPC) was elected as the new mayor of Arandis. He replaces Risto Kapenda who served...

Agribank visits Erongo

9 hours ago | Banking

The Agribank of Namibia announced the extension of their ‘Let’s Talk’ stakeholder engagement roadshow to the coast due to public demand. The roadshow started...

Smith-Howard chairs Erongo regional council

9 hours ago | Government

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerCiske Smith-Howard of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) took over the chairmanship of the Erongo regional council earlier this week, when...

Sale of erven postponed

1 day - 04 December 2020 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The Walvis Bay municipality postponed the sale of numerous residential and business erven in the harbour town. The...

‘Atomic Bomb’ followers demand bail...

2 days ago - 03 December 2020 | Local News

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Members of Eternal Glory Ministries held a peaceful demonstration in front of the magistrate’s court in Walvis Bay. They demanded...

Safari by CBK to feature...

2 days ago - 03 December 2020 | Events

Swakopmund • [email protected] Well-known designer Kaino Ipuleni Matheus (30) of Couture by Kim, features her CBK Safari line at this year’s MTC Windhoek Fashion...

’n Groep talentvolle musici bied...

2 days ago - 03 December 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Christa Lambrechts, leier van 'n vioolskool en leier van die Young Strings and Strings Attached, sal die gehoor wys hoe musikale vordering oor die jare...

‘Pause’ to kick off Dance...

2 days ago - 03 December 2020 | Art and Entertainment

Swakopmund • [email protected] Factory Swakopmund hosts the “Pause” dance production at the Namib Primary School hall on Friday.According to one of the choreographers, McBreaton Pieters,...

Load More