informal settlements

AR welcomes CoW’s pre-allocation of land in informal settlements

by editor1 / Feb 19, 2021 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) Movement has said it welcomes the City of Windhoek (CoW) council’s decision on the pre-allocation of land in low-income areas.

A lack of proper ablution facilities in Outjo informal settlements riles residents

by editor1 / Feb 15, 2021 / 0 comments

-A lack of proper ablution facilities in some informal settlements at Outjo has become a cause for concern with residents calling on the local and regional councillors to address the matter with urgency.

NORED electrifies sections of Nkurenkuru informal settlements

by editor1 / Dec 01, 2020 / 0 comments
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Nored

-NORED has electrified sections of two informal settlements at Nkurenkuru, in the Kavango West Region. The Kurisuka Extension 11 and Mayara Extension 11 were electrified at a cost of N$2,2 million.

Technical working team established to ensure proper management in Windhoek's informal settlements

by editor1 / Sep 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-A technical working team has been established to ensure proper management in the informal settlements of Windhoek to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Mayoral Relief Fund renovates communal toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements

by editor1 / Aug 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The office of the Windhoek City Mayor has released an amount of N$300 000 from the Mayoral Relief Fund to renovate more than 600 communal toilets around informal settlements.

Windhoek's Informal settlements to finally get electricity

by editor1 / Jul 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Informal settlements in the capital city are finally getting connected to electricity they have so long been waiting for.

Oshakati Town Council to address informal settlements, flooding in budget

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Oshakati Town Council is seeking to address the growing number of informal settlements as well as the harm caused by annual flooding at the town during its 2020/21 financial year.

City, NamPower sign MoU to electrify informal settlements

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-NamPower and City of Windhoek have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and transfer agreement on the electrification of the city's peri-urban areas.

Access to health services a challenge for informal settlement residents

by editor1 / May 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-Access to health services is a challenge for those living in informal settlements.

Social distancing a challenge in informal settlements

by editor1 / Apr 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-The implementation of social distancing regulations could be a challenge in informal settlements due to the density and layout of settlements.

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