Daily Archives: October 22, 2020

SDFN to construct 32 low-cost houses in Swakopmund

A memorandum of understanding between the Swakopmund Municipality and the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) branch in Swakopmund will enable the construction of 32 low-cost houses at Swakopmund. The MoU was signed in order to fast track the delivery

Taxi fare to decrease

Taxi fares will decrease to the normal rate effective from midnight on Thursday following an increase put in place to subdue the economic impact of the COVID-19 restrictions, Justice Minister Yvonne Dausab has said. Speaking at the Presidential COVID-19 public

Investment flows weakened over past 10 years: Schlettwein

Investment flows have weakened over the past 10 years, with public investments declining and private investment turning negative, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform Calle Schlettwein has said. Speaking at a one-day annual conference of the Economic Association of

EEFA calls on farmers to use ear tags for livestock correctly

The chairperson of the Eastern Epukiro Farmers Associations (EEFA), Katjinduu Tjahuha has called on farmers in Epukiro to place ear tags on their livestock and follow the set requirements. Following a recent farmers’ workshop held by the Meat Board of

RFA and RA hand over solar water pump at Ombuu village

The Road Fund Administration (RFA) and Roads Authority (RA) on Wednesday handed over a solar water pump and two 10 000 litre water tanks to the community of Ombuu village in the Otjozondjupa Region. The borehole is one of five

MEFT spent N.dollars 4.4 million on human-wildlife conflict in 2019

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism paid out a total of N.dollars 4.4 million on human wildlife conflict in 2019. This is according to the ministry’s annual report for the 2019/20 financial year tabled in the National Assembly on

Top Score football tournament starts in Gobabis

The first edition of the Top Score Seven-a-Side Otjiuana football competition kicked off at Ben van der Walt Sports Field in Gobabis on Thursday. One of the competition organisers, Ludwig Nunuheb told Nampa on Thursday the event is primarily aimed

Final submissions for judgement in human trafficking trial set for month end

The final presentation of submissions for the judgement in the case of former South African police officer, Martinus Pretorius, who faces 19 human trafficking and rape charges committed in Namibia in 2012, will be heard in the High Court here