Namibia

13-Aug-2019

Walvis Bay to net more tourists, thanks to upgraded port

Sushi and success: Walvis Bay to net more tourists, thanks to upgraded port With its sand dunes and abundant birdlife, Walvis Bay is already an important centre of tourism activity in Namibia. The bay is a safe haven for sea vessels because of its natural deep-water harbour, protected by a sandspit, being the only natural harbour along the country’s coast.  The municipality of 110,000 people on the Namibian coast, draws large numbers of southern right whales to its waters, in this town whose name means “Whale Bay”. Immanuel Wilfried has been the proud mayor since 2016. “Of all...
13-Aug-2019

Namibia - Humanitarian Emergency Assistance to Mitigate Effects of the 2018-2019 drought - Project Completion Report

From October 2018 to May 2019, Namibia experienced its driest rainfall season in 38 years, resulting in severe drought that has negatively affected many Namibians. The drought has resulted in diminished crop production estimated to be 42 percent below average in many areas and left some 257,383 people without adequate food. The recurrent drought conditions in a country that already suffers from water scarcity has also put the security of water supply for agriculture (crop and livestock), domestic and industrial purposes, in a crisis. In addition, grazing conditions continue to deteriorate in...
05-Aug-2019

Namibia hails milestone as it launches expanded Walvis Bay Port

Namibian President Hage Geingob has hailed the expansion of the Walvis Bay port as a new chapter in the country’s economic transformation. Geingob officially launched the refurbished harbour on 2 August 2019, together with Gerson Hinda, Chairperson of the Board the Namibian Port Authority (Namport) and Noel Kulemeka, Operations Manager of the Southern Africa office of the African Development Bank, representing Akinwumi A. Adesina, the Bank’s President. “What we are witnessing today is thus a culmination of a long-cherished vision of transforming the predominantly fishing harbour...
31-Jul-2019

SPN - Namibia - Renovations and Refurbishment of Omuhonga Primary School, Epupa Constituency, Kunene Region, Namibia

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Education and Training Quality Improvement Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. 1 of 27 April 2018; on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website; and the local newspaper The Sun on 27 April 2018. The Government of the Republic of Namibia through, Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, has received a loan from the African Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of the Education and Training Quality Improvement Project (ETQIP). It is intended that part of the...
26-Jun-2019

SPN – Namibia - Replace blown off roofs and emergency repairs at linus shashipapo senior secondary school – Kavango east region, Namibia

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Education and Training Quality Improvement Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. 1 of 27 April 2018; on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website; and the local newspaper The Sun on 27 April 2018.
26-Jun-2019

SPN – Namibia - Alterations and additions to Caprivi senior secondary school – Zambezi region Namibia

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Education and Training Quality Improvement Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. 1 of 27 April 2018; on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website; and the local newspaper The Sun on 27 April 2018.
07-Jun-2019

Contract Awards - Namibia - Integrated urban water management master plan for the city of Windhoek

23-May-2019

Namibia - The New Port of Walvis Bay Container Terminal Project: Logistic and Capacity Building Component (MIC Grant) – PCR

The Walvis Bay Port New Container Terminal Expansion Project was aimed at expanding the container terminal on reclaimed land from the Walvis Bay channel, to increase the annual handling capacity from 355,000 TEUs to 1,005,000 TEUs. The project included a logistics and capacity building component, intended to complement the port expansion.
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2013 - Issue 8

Southern Africa is projected to grow at 4.4 percent in 2013. A strong first quarter performance in many of the countries set the region on course towards this growth rate. In Angola, despite a slight deceleration of output in the non-oil sector, growth remained quite healthy, supported by oil production. Botswana maintained strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. Lesotho maintained positive growth that largely reflected the mining and textile sub-sectors’ good sustained performance, while in Malawi growth rebounded in the first quarter, with the main drivers being improved...
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 2nd Quarter 2013 - Issue 9

Economic activity in Southern Africa remained quite strong in the second quarter, giving optimism that the region is on course to attain a projected annual average growth rate of 4.4 percent. Angola witnessed a pickup in growth in the non-oil sector, which combined with strong oil production to maintain a healthy second quarter performance. Botswana sustained its strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. However, recent adverse weather conditions in the country moderated overall growth during the second quarter. Growth was positive in Lesotho, largely reflecting good performance...
25-Apr-2019

EOI – Namibia - Technical Audit Services for the Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport Road to Dual Carriageway Standards: Phase 2A

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for Technical Audit Services for the Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport Road to Dual Carriageway Standards: Phase 2A
24-Apr-2019

EOI – Namibia - Skills Development Promotion in the Roads Sub-sector - Transport Infrastructure Improvement Project

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Skills Development Promotion in the Roads Sub-sector.
10-Apr-2019

EOI – Namibia - Market analysis for rail operations - TIIP

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Transport Infrastructure Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for the Market Analysis for Rail Operations.
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - Southern Africa

The Southern Africa economic Outlook reviews macroeconomic conditions in the 13 countries comprising the African Development Bank’s Southern Africa region. The first part highlights growth trends and provides projections for 2019 and 2020 by examining the main drivers of growth based on prevailing global, regional, and domestic conditions. It also examines financial and structural policies and how they shape current and future growth. It then discusses the region’s performance on inequality, employment, structural change, and poverty reduction. The second part discusses the region’s...
04-Apr-2019

EOI – Namibia - Consultancy Services for Skills Development Promotion and Training for Railway Infrastructure Maintenance - TIIP

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Transport Infrastructure Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for Skills Development Promotion and Training for Railway Infrastructure Maintenance
15-Mar-2019

GPN – Namibia - Feasibility Study for Namibia Feed Africa - Agricultural Transformation Programme (FAATPRO)

The Republic of Namibia has received a Grant from the African Development Bank’s Middle Income Country Technical Assistance Fund (MIC TAF) to finance the Feasibility Study for Namibia Feed Africa - Agricultural Transformation Programme (FAATPRO).
12-Mar-2019

Contract Awards - Namibia - Supply of 48kg/m Rails and Turnouts - Upgrade of Railway Line between Walvis Bay and Kranzberg

Supply of 1:9 design turnouts, non-tangential design (secant), railbound crossing on concrete bearers, 48kg/m Grade 900A rails, flexible switches (not hinge) of the undercut type longer than 9m, including rodding, ZU section blades and rollers, Racor type operating mechanism, the design should be able to accommodate trailable type switches in future, bolted type guard rails (Left hand type).
01-Mar-2019

Southern African Governors supportive of African Development Bank’s efforts for increased development impact in the region

The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. “We are working hard for a much-transformed Southern Africa,” Adesina told governors. Governors commented in detail on the Bank’s transformative projects in the region, and shared their concerns to ensure that their countries’ recent improvement in economic growth would continue to be reflected in solid...
03-Jan-2019

EOI – Namibia - Development of ITS Framework for the City of Windhoek

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received grant funding from the African Development Bank to toward the cost of the development of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Framework for Namibia the City of Windhoek and the piloting of the preferred/recommended model., and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consulting Services for the Development of an Intelligent Transportation System Framework for Namibia.
22-Nov-2018

Zambia-Zimbabwe-Botswana-Namibia Interconnector (ZiZaBoNa) – Phase A – ARAP Summary

The ZIZABONA transmission project consists of the development, financing, construction and operation of new transmission facilities in Zambia and Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia with the view to facilitate the establishment of a western transmission corridor in Southern Africa. The project derives its name from the first two letters of each of the four countries involved. The electricity utilities of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia signed an Inter-Utility Memorandum for the development of the transmission network called ZIZABONA in 2007, and an Inter-Governmental Memorandum of...