Construction of #BeFree Centre of Excellence advancing well


The construction of the One Economy Foundation's #BeFree Centre of Excellence is advancing.

The centre, currently under construction, will see learners from different schools visit the construction site to familiarise themselves with what it is all about as well as the progress made.

The centre, which will provide a safe space for the youth, is situated at Katutura's youth complex.

It will provide an opportunity for the youth to have access to a range of services and resources to unlock their full potential.

Business community called to assist government in building more school hostels


The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Nandi-Ndaitwah called on the business community to assist the government in building more school hostels.
Nandi-Ndaitwah says communities are establishing makeshift hostels because learners walk long distances to school.

Ongwediva Town Council tables 2023/2024 budget


The Ongwediva Town Council has tabled the 2023\2024 budget of N$172,3 million.

The Council has set aside N$2,6 million and N$2 million for the construction of stormwater channels, as well as for the provision of water and sewer reticulation infrastructure at extension 11 and extension 12 respectively.

N$7 million is budgeted for water storage and supply infrastructure at the Omatando extension while N$700,000 will go towards the installation of high mast lights at Onawa and Okandjengedi.

Kavango East Education Directorate awards tenders for construction of classrooms


The Kavango East Education Directorate has awarded tenders worth more than N$18 million for the construction of classrooms.

Of late the Rundu Circuit has been experiencing a shortage of classrooms leading to overcrowding with some learners being taught in tents. 

A three-classroom block will now be constructed at the Rundu Project School, where learners are currently being taught in tents while a four-classroom block will be built at Siguruguru Primary School.

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.