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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Namibia Needs $1.6 Billion to Relieve Water Shortages: President

    8 Jun 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia will need to invest at least $1.6 billion USD to alleviate the “scary” water shortages throughout the country, President Hage Geingob said this week. However, the State House said that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:27

  9. Areva Offers to Sell Desal Plant to Namibian Government

    7 Jun 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Uranium minining company Areva Resources Namibia has offered to sell its 26-million-cubic-meter Erongo Desalination Plant to the Namibian government for $200 million USD, in order to help alle ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:09

  10. France’s Areva Denies It Is Pulling Out of Namibian Desal Plant

    18 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia French industrial conglomerate Areva last week refuted reports that it was selling its stake in a desalination plant in Namibia’s Erongo region. The company clarified on February 13 that it i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2014 - 10:04