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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 ...

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

  2. Concern Over Scarcity of Water Points in Havana, Namibia

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The National Unity Democratic Organisation’s (Nudo) Youth League has expressed concern over the lack of water points at Havana informal settlement on the outskirts of Windhoek. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2016 - 04:08

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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

  5. Windhoek Residents Not Saving Enough Water: City Officials

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Residents in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, did not do enough to curb water use in October, city officials warned last week. "As residents, we need to put more efforts into water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  6. KfW Funds Windhoek’s Water Works Study

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibia Economist A Euro 600,000 grant from the German Development Bank, KfW, will pay for an extensive study to modernise and expand the processing capacity of Windhoek’s Gammans Wastewater Treatment ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  7. 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

  8. N$900m Road Works Start Despite Water Crunch

    19 Oct 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The N$900 million new road from Windhoek to the Hosea Kutako International Airport will go ahead, despite a tight squeeze on government cash-flow and a crippling water shortage that has hit ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2016 - 07:29

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Namibia Water Minister: Erongo, Otjozondjupa Water Situation Dire

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK All Africa Water minister John Mutorwa and a delegation from NamWater and the directorate of water resources management undertook site inspections of some water facilities in the Otjozondjupa and Erongo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  12. 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 ...

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

  13. Namibia Trains Water Experts

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Prompted by the lack of local expertise, the agriculture ministry will train about 20 Namibians annually to address skills shortages in the water management sector. The students will be ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:19

  14. 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

  15. Namibia Dairies Saves 40 percent in Operations

    31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era In light of the current water crisis, Namibia Dairies (ND) has pledged its commitment to assist the City of Windhoek and other role players by ensuring effective measures are in place for the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2016 - 10:21

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