housing

NUST and City of Windhoek sign capacity development and housing agreement

by editor1 / May 17, 2019 / 0 comments

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) and the City of Windhoek signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in research, capacity development and housing.

Civil servants’ housing scheme under scrutiny

by editor1 / Dec 18, 2018 / 0 comments
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The Namibian civil servants' housing scheme, which subsidises up to two-thirds of the set maximum purchase price, is under review as part of efforts to tighten the noose on unnecessary public expenditure.

Urban and Rural Development Minister wants more land availed for housing

by editor1 / Dec 18, 2018 / 0 comments
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Urban and Rural Development Minister Peya Mushelenga has called on local authorities to make more land available for housing.

President Geingob calls housing in informal settlements a humanitarian crisis

by editor1 / Nov 27, 2018 / 0 comments
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-President Hage Geingob says government will declare a humanitarian crisis on the situation of housing in informal settlements and mobilise resources to address it.

Private companies urged to provide housing for employees

by editor1 / Nov 16, 2018 / 0 comments

The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA) wants the labour law amended to force big companies to build houses for their employees.

Economic recession affects property prices

by editor1 / Oct 26, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

Namibia's economy has been going through a recession and recorded negative growth for three consecutive financial quarters.

Namibia needs microfinance initiatives to create affordable housing

by editor1 / Oct 10, 2018 / 0 comments

The Managing Director of Shelter Afrique, Andrew Chimphondah said Namibia has a well-developed mortgage market to address the housing backlog.

Swakopmund community urged to use brick-making machine

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

Community members in Swakopmund planning to build homes have been urged to make use of a brick-making machine which is available for them at an industrial area in the Mondesa residential area.

Hardap Governor urges Safety and Security Ministry to provide decent housing for its workers

by editor1 / Jul 11, 2018 / 0 comments
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-Hardap Governor Esme Isaacks has urged the Safety and Security Ministry to provide decent housing for its workers at the Hardap Correctional Facility at Mariental.

Keetmanshoop partners with private companies to improve housing backlog

by editor1 / Jun 07, 2018 / 0 comments

Keetmanshoop has a population of nearly 21 000 inhabitants and many of them are still on the waiting list.

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