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 The Association of Local Authorities of Namibia (ALAN) says it will lobby for another increment of local authority councillors' allowances next year.

 The Roads Authority says it has completed the first phase of the Windhoek-Rehoboth Road and the Windhoek-Hosea Kutako Road, at a cost of N$300 million, over a duration of two years.

The newly created Implementation Authority Office under the Green Hydrogen Namibia Programme is set to embark on a recruitment drive of over 20 staff members, it has been revealed.

The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) says it will be spending approximately N$263.2 million on over 2,800 private vehicles which will be hired to ferry enumerators during the national census slated to commence in September.

The Brazilian government has donated N$2.2 million to implement five community-based food system projects in Namibia.

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) says it aims to empower 3,000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) under its flagship Know2Grow (K2G) High Potential Pool initiative. 

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced the launch of the Implementation Authority Office under the Green Hydrogen Namibia Programme to be headed by Green Hydrogen Commissioner James Mnyupe. 

The Namibia Local Business Association (Naloba) and the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry say they are keen to see the Namibia Investment Promotion and Facilitation Bill finalised, adding that it will provide policy certainty.

Namibia and Botswana have extended the usage of national identity (ID) cards for cross-border travel between the two countries to Ngoma, Impalila Island, and Mohembo Border Posts with immediate effect.

Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) has appointed Brian Reinsborough as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2023.