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  1. Namibia in Talks With KfW to Finance Desalination Plant Study

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government is holding talks with German development bank KfW on financing the feasibility study for construction of a desalination plant in the Erongo region. The study is expect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:17

  2. Namibia Launches International Appeal for Drought Relief

    8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has issued a fresh international appeal for assistance to deal with persistent drought in the country, which has left 730,000 people, most of them rural residents, in n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2016 - 11:43

  3. Namibia Raises Only Half the Amount Needed for Drought-Affected Communities

    31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has secured $21.6 million USD to provide food and water supplies to drought-hit communities in the country-- only half the amount needed to mitigate the severe drought ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2016 - 09:21

  4. Namibia to Appoint Water Marshals at Public Institutions

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia will appoint water marshals at public institutions to detect and repair leaks and provide support for the newly announced national water-saving campaign, according to acting Permanent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  5. Water Restrictions to Continue in Windhoek

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Residents of the Namibian capital, Windhoek, will still face water restrictions even though municipal authorities are moving forward with a project to tap the Windhoek Aquifer, city spokesman ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  6. Namibia Announced First Water Advisory Council Members

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibian Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa this week announced nine of the 11 members of the country’s first ever Water Advisory Council. The council members appointed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:37

  7. Businesses in Windhoek Warned Over Severe Water Shortages

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia An Windhoek official is warning businesses operating in the Namibian capital that water shortages in the city were more severe than initially reported. Pierre van Rensburg, head of the Depart ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  8. Agriculture Minister Confirms No Desal Purchase from Areva

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has decided not to purchase a desalination plant owned by French uranium miner Areva due to the high asking price of $211 million USD, Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 20:54

  9. Windhoek Turns to Boreholes to Avert Water Crisis

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, have identified 48 boreholes that can be used as a short-term solution if supply dams in the region run dry, city spokesperson Joshua Amukugo sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  10. Namibian Government Rejects Areva’s Asking Price for Desal Plant

    19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has rejected uranium miner Areva’s asking price of $200 million USD for its 26-million-cubic-meter-per-day Erongo Desalination Plant. Areva had offered to sell the pla ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 10:15

  11. Namibia Appeals for Help With Drought

    18 Jul 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia has appealed to the international community for assistance following President Hage Geingob’s declaration last month of a state of emergency due to drought. Prime Minister Saara Kuugo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 10:30

  12. Windhoek Residents Face Disconnections for Excessive Consumption

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Some 3,800 households in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, may have their water supply disconnected for excessive consumption. George Esterhuizen, strategic executive finance officer for the ci ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  13. Namibian President Declares State of Emergency Due to Drought

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibian President Hage Geingob has officially declared a state of emergency in the country due to ongoing drought. “I declare that a state of emergency exists in Namibia on the account of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  14. Okavango River Pipeline a Better Option Than Desalination for Central Namibia: Engineer

    24 Jun 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Building a pipeline to divert water from the Okavango River to supply dry areas in central Namibia is a better option than desalination plants, according to Kuiri Tjipangandjara, engineering ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 11:22

  15. SADC Tops Global Water Cooperation Ranking

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ranks at the top of a global comparison of indicators of water cooperation, SADC Water Sector communications expert Barbara Lopi said in a state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2015 - 10:00

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