Works Ministry assesses road network in Ohangwena


The Deputy Minister of Works and Transport, Veiko Nekundi, says the government remains committed to ensuring that improved road infrastructure continues to enjoy priority both in urban and rural areas.

Nekundi was on a weeklong visit to the Ohangwena Region, where he assessed the construction of various roads in the Okongo, Omundaungilo, Oshikunde, and Ohangwena constituencies, as well as those that needed to be budgeted for.

The deputy minister says demands for better roads remain high despite government interventions over the years.

Oshakati TC prioritises inclusive development 


Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Eveline !Nawases-Taeyele, stated that the Oshakati Town Council remains committed to holistic urban development strategies that prioritise inclusivity and sustainability. 

She made these remarks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the upgrades of the 111 and 92 roads, along with the construction of a gravity sewer network at Evululuko Extension 1 and Phase 2.

The two projects are set to cost over N$13 million combined with the upgrading of the road leading to the open market.

RA CEO expresses discontent over delayed Engoyi-Omuntele road upgrade


The Roads Authority (RA) Chief Executive Officer is not impressed with the slow progress on the Engoyi-Omuntele road upgrade.

The road construction commenced in October last year and was to be completed by September this year.

On a site visit to the project, Conrad Lutombi said the project is behind schedule by two and a half months.

N$20 million was supposed to be spent so far on the project, but to date, the contractor has only used N$5 million.