Public concerns rise as electricity tariff hikes loom


Starting tomorrow, electricity tariffs in various towns will increase. However, this does not apply to Nored and the City of Windhoek, as they failed to comply with regulatory directives from the Electricity Control Board by June 27.

In order to gauge public opinion on the potential electricity tariff hikes that will be implemented once approved, nbc's reporter Johanna !Uri≠khostook took to the streets of Windhoek. All the views shared expressed concern about the tariff hike in an already tough economy.

Informal Settlement Upgrading Pilot Project to deliver 113 new houses


The Informal Settlement Upgrading Affordable Housing Pilot Project is about to reduce the housing backlog by 113 houses as construction begins.

The houses will be constructed in Windhoek's Greenwell Matongo Extension 4.

The late President Hage Geingob once said that the living conditions in the informal settlements should be declared a national humanitarian crisis. 

The Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Evelyn !Nawases-Taeyele, reminded those in attendance of his words. 

NUDO's Kauandenge to Contest for Party Presidency


The National Unity Democratic Organisation's (NUDO) Secretary General, Joseph Kauandenge, has declared his intention to contest for the party's presidency in next year's national elections.

He will go head-to-head with the current president, Dr. Utjiua Muinjangue.

Kauandenge, who is also an MP for the NUDO party in the National Assembly, expressed his commitment to a transformative agenda and underscored the vital role of the youth as catalysts for driving positive change within the party and the nation.