Erongo Region

Walvis Bay will be highly contested town in elections

by editor1 / Oct 19, 2020 / 0 comments

Walvis Bay will be one of the highly contested towns in the Erongo Region in the upcoming elections.

Erongo Police warn of no travel outside of restricted zones without negative COVID-19 test results

by editor1 / Aug 22, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Erongo security cluster's Head of Operations is cautioning residents wishing to travel outside of restricted local authority areas in the region, to first get tested for COVID-19.

Over 2 000 houses, serviced plots handed over to Erongo residents since 2019 - Governor

by editor1 / Aug 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-More than 2 000 houses and serviced plots have been handed over to residents in the Erongo Region, since last year.

Erongo resorts to prayer as COVID-19 cases continue to escalate

by editor1 / Jul 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-Life in the COVID-19 epicentre of Walvis Bay has not been easy and people find it difficult to cope.

Only Erongo Police regional commander, station commanders authorised to issue permits

by editor1 / Jul 14, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Only the Police regional commander for the Erongo Region and the station commanders of the police stations at Arandis, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay are authorised to issue permits, allowing persons to depart from the region during the COVID-19 lockdown period.

Erongo authorities faced with challenges in containing and reducing new infections

by editor1 / Jul 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-Authorities in the Erongo Region are faced with challenges in containing and reducing new infections.

Security cluster chiefs call for review of COVID-19 regulations

by editor1 / Jul 03, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Chiefs of Security cluster wants the COVID-19 regulations revised, to close loopholes that might hinder measures put in place to curb the virus.

Erongo field hospital facility to be split into two

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Walvis Bay COVID-19 field hospital, which was initially planned to have 150 beds, has been amended to host 75 beds.

Erongo residents warned of the dangers of ignoring regional lockdown

by editor1 / Mar 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia's COVID-19 situation will escalate should rules of the partial lockdown in Erongo be ignored.

Erongo residents say there is a need to revisit drought relief programme incentives

by editor1 / Jul 19, 2019 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Some residents of the Erongo Region said there is a need to revisit some of the incentives in the drought relief programme.