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  1. Minister Calls for End to Open Defecation

    31 Oct 2017- 13:31 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era Windhoek-Swapo Member of Parliament, who is also international relations deputy minister, Maureen Hinda has called for an end to open defecation, saying it is essential to human development. She ca ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2017 - 13:31

  2. Namibia to Use Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Groundwater Purification

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Xinhuanet News Namibia is to pilot a project for the treatment of poor quality local groundwater to a level that complies with the national standards for drinking water, using sun and wind energy to power ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  3. 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 Sanit ...

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

  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. Africa Drought Conference Will Adopt Windhoek Declaration

    19 Aug 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The inaugural African Drought Conference will today adopt the Windhoek Declaration on Drought Resilience in Africa. Namibian President Hage Geingob on August 19th paid tribute to the achievem ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 10:20

  6. 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

  7. Namibia to Host Next Month's Africa Drought Conference

    25 Jul 2016- 09:51 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian With southern Africa still in the grip of the worst drought in 35 years caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon, some 600 delegates from the continent are expected in Namibia next month for t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 09:51

  8. Only 34 Percent of Namibians Have Access to Improved Sanitation

    5 Feb 2016- 09:35 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era A mammoth task awaits government to improve on sanitation services after it transpired on Tuesday that only 34 percent of the national population of 2.3 million people have access to improved sanita ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:35

  9. 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

  10. Dry Toilets Unpopular With Namibians

    22 Aug 2014- 07:38 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The government's plan to construct over 6 500 dry pit-latrine toilets across the country has been greeted with little appreciation from rural community members who stand to benefit, calli ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2014 - 07:38

  11. 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

  12. Namibia Health Officials Try to Contain Cholera Outbreak

    7 Jan 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The cholera outbreak in the Kunene Region claimed two more lives over the weekend, as more patients are admitted to the Opuwo State Hospital. On Saturday the hospital admitted 28 new patients and on ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2014 - 10:17

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Namibian Government Seeks Alternative Water Source

    30 Oct 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government is actively searching for alternative water supply sources in the north central parts of the country, where most of the population lives, Namibian Minister of Agricult ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2013 - 10:07