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Electricity Control Board

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Namibia

Landlord welcomes government’s electricity tariff relief

Jacqueline Cloete, a landlord in Windhoek’s Damara Location in Katutura, has welcomed the government’s intervention to relieve consumers from the recently announced bulk and distribution utilities’ tariffs for the 2024/2025 financial year. The government is providing approximately N$365 million to subsidize electricity consumers, effective from July 1 ths year to June 30, 2025.  

todayJuly 5, 2024 6

Oshiwambo

Ondando yolusheno itayi gwedhelwa manga-ECB

Sha landula enyenyeto lyoshigwana omolwa endjekepo lyiihohela yolusheno,omunambelewa kuluntu gwehangano lyo Electricity Control board Robert Kahimise okwa tseyitha kutya aalongithi otaya tsikile okufuta iihohela ya zimininwe mo  2023-2024 peha lyiihohela iipe yomumvo 2024-2025. Momutumba gwiikundaneki ohela,Kahimise okwati shika osha landula  sho epangelo lya gandja oodola oomilion 365 onga oo subsidies,oku kuthilako aalongithi yolusheno momumvo 2024-2025, okuza mu 01 July sigo 30 June 2025.

todayJuly 4, 2024 11 3 3

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INTERVIEW: Katutura Residents Committee Member Shaun Gariseb on Electricity Control Board’s Cancellation Of Tariff Increases

In a recent statement, Shaun Gariseb, a member of the Katutura Residents Committee, expressed his satisfaction with the intervention by the minister Thomas Alweendo regarding electricity issues. Gariseb's comments highlight the significance of leadership and public participation in addressing the community's concerns. Ministerial Intervention and Public Support Gariseb began by expressing his happiness with the minister's intervention, which he had requested in an appeal review. "I'm very, very happy that […]

todayJuly 4, 2024 6

Interview Transcripts

INTERVIEW: Political Analyst Professor Ndumba Kamwanya Weighs in on Electricity Control Board (ECB) and Election Frequency

In a recent interview, esteemed political analyst and professor, Ndumba Kamwanya, shared his views on the notion of holding elections annually. The discussion, brought to light the complexities and potential drawbacks of such frequent electoral processes. Election Costs and Complexity Professor Kamwanya firmly stated, "I don't agree that we should hold elections every year. Elections themselves are very costly and complex to conduct." He emphasized the financial and logistical burdens […]

todayJuly 4, 2024 6

Namibia

Government Allocates N$365 Million to Subsidize Electricity, Cancels Tariff Increase

Amid public pressure, the government has decided to allocate N$365 million to subsidize electricity consumers for the 2024/25 financial year, maintaining the current tariff of N$1.98 per kilowatt-hour instead of increasing it to N$2.14. The decision, announced after consultations led by Minister of Mines and Energy Thomas Alweendo with the Electricity Control Board. Shaun Gariseb of Katutura's Residents Committee spoke with us.   Political Analyst and Professor Ndumba Kamwanya also […]

todayJuly 4, 2024 10

Interview Transcripts

INTERVIEW: Katutura Residents Rally Against Electricity Price Hikes, Prepare for Demonstration and Legal Action

In a proactive response to proposed electricity price hikes by the Electricity Control Board (ECB), residents of Katutura have launched a concerted effort to voice their discontent and seek redress. Spearheaded by Shaun Gariseb, a prominent member of the Katutura Residents Committee, the community has initiated an online petition that has rapidly gained momentum, nearing 10,000 signatures. Gariseb, speaking passionately about the community's concerns, emphasized the urgency of their actions. […]

todayJuly 3, 2024 6

Namibia

Katutura Residents Mobilize Against Electricity Price Hikes

In a proactive response to proposed electricity price hikes by the Electricity Control Board, residents of Katutura have launched a concerted effort to voice their discontent and seek redress. Shaun Gariseb, a member of the Katutura Residents Committee, says the community has initiated an online petition that has rapidly gained momentum, nearing 10,000 signatures.  

todayJuly 3, 2024 29

Local

Fuel Price Decreases Announced for July 2024

        The Ministry of Mines and Energy has completed its review of the fuel prices for July 2024, with significant changes announced following a recent decline in global oil prices. Global Oil Price Trends Oil prices recently dropped to a four-month low, influenced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies (OPEC+) decision to maintain production levels steady until the end of 2025. This decision, […]

todayJuly 1, 2024 341

Namibia

The Electricity Control Board announces an 8% increase in NamPower bulk tariffs!

https://youtu.be/-NY5wzN-1P0             By Ketemba Tjipepa    The Electricity Control Board has announced an 8% increase in the 2024/2025 NamPower bulk electricity tariffs, which is inclusive of both generations and transmission.   The increase is applicable to NamPower bulk customers, such as Regional Electricity Distributors, Local Authorities, Regional Councils and mines.    The bulk customers are required by law to apply to the ECB for a review of […]

todayJune 28, 2024 9

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