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RFA, RA determined to rehabilitate national roads

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The Road Fund Administration and Roads Authority say they are determined to ensure that the Katima Mulilo roads and national roads leading to neighboring countries are rehabilitated to the required standard.

The two entities signed a cooperation agreement with municipalities and town councils recently.

The Road Fund Administration has entered into an agreement with the Katima Mulilo Town Council to ensure the rehabilitation of key roads in the town, namely Dr. Sam Nujoma Drive and Hage Geingob Avenue.

National Council MPs want road charges increased for heavy carriers on national roads

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National Council MPs want heavy truck tolls on national roads raised, with the proceeds going toward road maintenance.

They made a contribution to the debate on the Road Fund Administration Bill on Tuesday.

In support of the bill, Kabbe South Councilor John Likando is one of the MPs calling for increased charges.

Likando complained that heavy trucks loading and unloading goods at coastal harbors via the Trans-Kalahari and Trans-Zambezi highways were causing significant damage to local roads while paying lower fees.