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MEMORIAL SERVICE OF JAMES RANDOLPH VIGNE, LONDON, 22 JULY 2016

Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly
 

Hon. Katjavivi, the Speaker of the National Assembly on 22 July 2016 , represented the Namibian nation at the memorial service of the late Mr. James Randolph Vigne in London (UK) and delivered the statement on behalf of the President, H.E. Dr. Hage Geingob. Download Speech >>>

NATIONAL COUNCIL MINUTES AND ORDER PAPER: 4TH SESSION OF THE 5TH NATIONAL COUNCIL

NATIONAL COUNCIL

RESUMPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL, 25 JULY 2016 - 05 AUGUST 2016

NATIONAL COUNCIL
   

The National Council will resume its Session on 25 July 2016 to the 5th August at 09h30 to consider the following Bills which have been referred to it by the National Assembly.

  1. Anti-Corruption Amendment Bill (B. 6 – 2016)
  2. Liquor Amendment Bill (B. 7 – 2016)
  3. Business and Intellectual Property Authority Bill (B. 8 - 2016])
The House will also consider reports tabled before the House.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MINUTES AND ORDER PAPER: 3RD SESSION OF THE 6TH PARLIAMENT

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
The Assembly went into recess on Thursday, 21 July 2016 and will resume on 13 September 2016

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE PROBES SOES’ AND AGENCIES

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts during one of the public hearings

 

 

By George Sanzila

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts under the Chairmanship of Hon. Mike Kavekotora is conducting public hearings on some State owned enterprises (SOE), Government agencies and programmes. The Sanding Committee has the mandate to scrutinize any detected irregularities related to government sponsored activities, report on its findings and make further recommendations to Parliament for consideration and debate.

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INDIAN PRESIDENT ADDRESSES A JOINT SESSION OF THE NAMIBIAN PARLIAMENT, 16 JUNE 2016


The Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams (left), President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee (Middle) and the Speaker of the National Assembly Prof. Peter Katjavivi shortly after President Shri Pranab Mukherjee arrived at the Parliament of the Republic of Namibia.

By George Sanzila

The President of the Republic of India His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee addressed a joint Session of Parliament of Namibia during his 3 day state visit in the Country. Mukherjee, who expressed his excitement to be in Namibia pledged a donation of over 1000 tonnes of Rice, 100 tonnes of medication including ARVs and a US$20 000 (N$300 000) grant for the Indira Gandhi clinic in the Omusati region.

With India having helped over 1000 Namibian professionals through a training programme called the Indian Technical and economic Cooperation (ITEC), President Mukherjee promised an increase in the number of trainees from 100 to 200 as from the 2016/17 financial year. Many Namibian working professionals have received training in India in various fields such as IT and telecommunications to rural development and energy among a host of other fields of study. Read more >>>

 

Media Release

PUBLIC HEARING ON THE NAMIBIAN CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL, 29 JULY 2016

 

The public is hereby invited to attend the Public Hearing by the National Council’s Select Committee to consider Namibian Citizenship Amendment Bill which have been referred to it by the National Assembly.
The event will be held at G.4 National Council Administrative Block on 29 July, 2016 by 9h00.
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PUBLIC INVITATION: PROGRAMME FOR THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OUTREACH PROGRAMME, 27 JUNE 2016-14 JULY 2016

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, MP will be conducting her annual Parliamentary Outreach Programme as from 27 June 2016 to 14 July 2016, under the Strategic Objective “Enhancing Public Participation in the Law-Making Process”. The town hall meetings are open to the public and therefore the public is urged to attend the meetings. DOWNLOAD FULL PROGRAMME >>>

NATIONAL COUNCIL SECOND SESSION RESUMES, 09 MAY 2016

 

The National Council will resume business on 9 May 2016 to consider the following Bills referred to it by the National Assembly. Read more >>>

MEDIA RELEASE: STANDING COMMITTEE VISIT TO ZAMBEZI, KAVANGO EAST AND KAVANGO WEST REGIONS

 

The National Assembly Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources will undertake an investigative visit to the Zambezi; Kavango East and West Regions. The visit will take place from 25 April to 01 May 2016. Media Practitioners are herewith invited to attend and cover this visit.

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PROGRAMME: MOTION ON HUMAN WILDLIFE CONFLICT, 23 APRIL TO 01 MAY 2016

LAUNCHING OF THE NAMIBIAN CONSERVATION PARLIAMENTARY CAUCUS (NACOPAC), 15 MARCH 2016

 

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, MP, herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the launching of the Namibian Conservation Parliamentary Caucus (NACOPAC), taking place tomorrow. Read more >>>

Presiding Officers


Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP

Speaker of the National Assembly


Hon. Margret Mensah-Williams, MP

Chairperson to the National Council

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