National Council

Call to review fuel levy regime

Call to review fuel levy regime

Martin Endjala Several member of the National Council has expressed deep regret about the fuel price increase that was announced today by the Ministry of Mines and Energy ministry. The price of petrol will increase by N$2.50 per litre and diesel by N$1.50. The MP said the increase will put more pressure on household which are already struggling to survive. Paulus Mbangu said during his budget motivation of the Ministry of Mines and Energy today in the National Council that an alternative has to be looked at to relief people from the burden of fuel increases. Among other things, he…
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NC appeals for MURD’s budgetary increment

NC appeals for MURD’s budgetary increment

Martin Endjala Several members of the National Council session on Wednesday appealed to the Finance Minister, Iipumbu Shiimi, for an increase in the budgetary appropriation of the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development(MURD) for regional councils to take care of their duties. This comes after a one billion allocation to the MURD, which is also tasked with land development in the country. Paulus Mbangu, pointed out that the N$20 million sanitation budgetary allocation is not enough all 121 constituencies in the country adding that besides for the 572 toilets that have been completed so far, there is still a need…
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