New Era (Windhoek)

Namibia's government-owned daily.


April 09

  • Namibia: No Toilets for Grape Workers

    Workers at Aussenkehr grape companies still use buckets or the open veld to relieve themselves despite working for firms that have tens of millions in annual turnover. Read more »

April 03

April 01

  • Namibia: Sanitation Gurus Meet in Windhoek

    In an effort to forge greater commitment and action to address sanitation, 80 experts from the USA, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa meet in Windhoek today for a... Read more »

March 28

  • Namibia: Hardap Releases Excess Water

    The Mariental Flood Task Force (MFTF) has worked out modalities to control inflows into Hardap Dam that had to open its sluice gates to ease the build-up of water in the dam. Read more »

March 26

  • Namibia: Dam Levels Remain Low

    Despite good rains recorded in February and March this year the levels of the main dams in the central areas of the country and the south have only improved marginally according to... Read more »

March 20

March 18

  • Namibia: Dredging for the Kabajani Ferry

    The dredging of the Zambezi River is scheduled to start in a matter of days, following the commissioning of the dredger by the deputy Minister of Works and Transport Kilus Nguvauva... Read more »

March 13

  • Namibia: A Meeting on Water Supply

    Stakeholders and role players in Namibia who are in the battle to supply fresh water to the central areas are looking forward to tonight's seminar titled "Cross-border Groundwater... Read more »

March 04

February 26

February 19

  • Namibia: Residents Use Toilet Water

    Residents of Soweto, a residential area in Tsumeb, have resorted to fetching water from filthy public toilets and claim that they have no choice, because they happen to be the only... Read more »

February 17

January 21

  • Namibia: Katima Water Supply Interrupted

    Residents of Katima Mulilo and other localities in the Zambezi Region have been without tap water for three days and many were forced to walk as far as the Zambezi River to fetch... Read more »

January 14

January 10

  • Namibia: Cholera Claims One More Life

    The cholera outbreak in the Kunene Region has claimed another life, making it a total of eight lives lost in less than two weeks while more patients have been admitted to the Opuwo... Read more »

January 07

December 09, 2013

December 06, 2013

  • Namibia: Mutorwa Hails Development Partners

    Development partners through the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry managed to provide 482 households in nine villages with improved sanitation facilities in the Ohangwena... Read more »

November 18, 2013

November 13, 2013

November 08, 2013

  • Namibia: Boys Life From the Old Ghetto [opinion]

    A Reservoir of ice-cold water erected next to the Sybil Bowker cinema and community hall deep in the heart of a black ghetto area on the outskirts of a gradually expanding 'white... Read more »

November 04, 2013

  • Namibia: 'Jury Still Out On Water Reuse'

    The International Water Association's (IWA) 9th Conference on Water Reuse ended on a high note on Thursday with technical tours to the Goreangab Reclamation Plant, Gammams Water... Read more »

November 01, 2013

October 31, 2013

  • Namibia: Multi-Billion Water Investment

    The Namibian government will make 'mega-investments' in water infrastructure over the years to come, said Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa. Read more »

October 29, 2013

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