Ondangwa Town Council commences construction of houses at Extension 26

The Ondangwa Town Council has commenced the construction of houses at Extension 26.

There are around 300 erven and most of them are already occupied.

Houses at extension 26 cost between N$300 000 and N$600 000.

Ondangwa Town Council Chief Executive Officer, Ismael Namgongo says the council has appointed enough developers to fast-track the processes to enable owners to move into their houses in a short period of time.

The houses are expected to be completed at the end of this year.

Health Ministry looks to complete long-delayed Gcaruha Clinic

The government has reiterated its commitment to providing quality healthcare services to citizens across the country.

The Heath and Social Services Minister Dr. Kalumbi Shangula said this while assessing progress on the ongoing construction of the Gcaruha Clinic. 

The process was abandoned several times over a 12-year period. 

Dr. Shangula was speaking at Gcaruha Village in the Musese Constituency, to mark the belated 33 years of Namibia's independence.

Angolan company Operatec to construct a marine and industrial training academy

Angolan company Operatec has partnered with Namibians to construct a multi-million dollar marine and industrial training academy at Walvis Bay.

The academy will provide specialized and internationally certified training for local marine personnel in the oil and gas industry.

With the discovery of oil and gas in Namibia, it is crucial for Namibia to have appropriate skills for employment.

President Geingob satisfied by the construction of the Chief Hosea Kutako Memorial Museum

President Hage Geingob is happy with the progress made in the construction of the Chief Hosea Kutako Memorial Museum and Homestead Shrine in the Omaheke Region.

The construction of the Memorial Museum and Homestead Shrine commenced last year.

President Geingob inspected the site, located 195 kilometers from Gobabis, at the late stalwart's village of Toasis.

The decision to construct the Memorial Museum and Homestead Shrine was taken during the Second National Land Conference in 2018.

President Geingob addresses criticism of his remarks to struggling schools

President Hage Geingob has stated that his remark about the construction of makeshift structures at schools was not a directive, but rather an example he had previously shared with a specific school.

During the opening of the first Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Dr. Geingob expressed concern over learners being taught under trees.

Addressing a media conference, Dr. Geingob clarified this and other issues.

These remarks have drawn both praise and criticism, especially among stakeholders in education.

MANWU unhappy with working conditions at construction of Aussenkehr Clinic

The General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union, Justina Jonas, is unhappy with the current working conditions of employees constructing the Aussenkehr Clinic in the ||Kharas Region.

There are about 15,000 inhabitants who work mainly for grape-producing companies.

The Ministry of Health and Social Services is currently constructing a new clinic for residents, which started in October last year.

Construction of Khorixas VTC well underway

The Khorixas Mayor, Lena Gaeses, is happy with the progress made towards the construction of the Vocational Training Centre (VTC) in the town.

Gaeses, says that once completed the VTC will have an impact on the lives of the residents and the image of the town.

Gaese revealed this in an interview with the nbc News team.

Gaeses believes, the opening of the Khorixas VTC will create more jobs for the residents.

She says the Town Council at its meeting with the Namibia Training Authority, agreed that less specialized jobs be reserved for local people.

Epukiro Post 3 settlement office prioritizing provision of housing this year

Epukiro Post 3 settlement office is prioritizing the provision of housing this year.

About 350 plots have been serviced at the settlement, and 15 houses are expected to be constructed through the Build Together Programme.

This was revealed by Jazema Kao, Acting Control Administrative Officer of Epukiro Post 3 settlement in an exclusive interview with nbc News.

Kao says, there is a dire need for accommodation, hoping that the serviced 350 plots, will ease the burden on some residents that need shelter.