As early as 04:00, Samuel Hangala (not his real name) rises from his slumber in his makeshift zinc ‘house’ in the informal All Nations suburb of Windhoek, to prepare for his long trek to work in Prosperita, where he is one of many casual workers at a construction site.
City of Windhoek (CoW) Public Relations Manager, Joshua Amukugo, has said that the Windhoek Aquifer only holds sufficient water to sustain the city for between two to three years - in the absence of the NamWater supply system - and not 13 years as previously reported.
Buying commercial property is a long-term commitment and a major investment for any business, therefore, such a decision needs to align with the businesses’ growth objectives, says Axel Cramer, FNB Namibia’s Head of Commercial Property Finance.
The directive by government to freeze the awarding of new public tenders and to put on hold any feasibility studies for capital projects - as part of a raft of austerity measures - will have a profound impact on the Namibian construction sector, Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Acting President Nico Badenhorst has warned.
The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) is set to embark on a N$32 million intercensal demographic and labour force surveys from 17 October until 11 November in all regions of the country, which will see more than 500 people being outsourced from all regions to assist in the process.