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  1. Namibia: China-Funded Desal Plant Decision Criticized

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer In a shock move which is likely to worsen the central region’s water woes, government has opted to construction its own desalination plant using proceeds from the N$10 billion that it has ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  2. 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

  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. 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

  5. Focus on Preparedness as Africa Drought Conference Convenes

    17 Aug 2016- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA Drought preparedness should be an integral part of African governments' programs, according to several speakers at the opening of the first African drought conference in Windhoek, Namibi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 09:31

  6. 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

  7. Pollution Threatens Windhoek's Water Supply

    9 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian This week, council agreed that pollution in the area where underground water reservoirs are located could be “life threatening to the residents of Windhoek”. To contain this potential threat, t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2015 - 10:00

  8. Children Most Affected by Namibia Cholera Outbreak: Minister

    21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The Minister of Health and Social Services, Richard Kamwi, says children under 10 years are the most affected by the cholera outbreak, which has so far claimed 11 lives in the Kunene Region, a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2014 - 10:10

  9. Water Reuse Plant to Open in Namibia

    8 Nov 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report OUTAPI Namibia Economist The town of Outapi, formerly Ombalantu, situated in the Omusati region, was chosen as the site to implement a novel sanitation system reclaiming water irrigation. The processing plant is exp ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2013 - 10:16

  10. Namibia Announces "Mega-Investments" in Water

    31 Oct 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The Namibian government will make 'mega-investments' in water infrastructure over the years to come, said Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa. Namibia will require a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2013 - 09:42

  11. Parliamentary Conference on Desertification Urges Higher Priority for Land Degradation, Water Scarcity

    24 Sep 2013- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Parliamentary Round Table on Desertification, held this weekend in Windhoek as part of the eleventh session of the Conference of Parties (COP 11) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertific ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2013 - 10:14

  12. Russia Sends Aid to Namibia for Drought

    23 Jul 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Russia & India Report Russia’s emergencies ministry has sent a batch of humanitarian aid to drought-stricken Namibia, a spokeswoman for the ministry told Itar-Tass on Monday. “An Ilyushin-76 airplane too ...

    Local Press Report - 07/23/2013 - 10:15