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Speaker expresses condolences on the death of former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi signing the book of condolences at the Ghana High Commission today (17/11/2020)
 

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi today (17/11/2020) signed the book of condolences at the Ghana High Commission opened for the late Former President of that country, H.E. Jerry Rawlings. Read more >>>

Speaker meets incoming KAS Resident Rep.

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (middle) with outgoing KAS Resident Representative, Thomas Keller (right) and the incoming Representative, Natalie Russman
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi today (10/11/20) was introduced to the incoming Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Resident Representative, Natalie Russman who takes over from Thomas Keller whose four-year term of office comes to an end this year.

The Speaker noted that he looked forward to a continuous good partnership, adding that the Namibian Parliament has benefited tremendously. "The partnership comes a long way. Research has been overlooked and was not prioritised as an important component of parliamentary work. Through the partnership with the German Parliament and KAS, we have been able to assemble and train a team of researchers", lauded the Speaker.

NATIONAL COUNCIL IS AN INSTITUTION OF EXCELLENCE-FORMER CHAIRPERSON

Former Chairperson of the Fifth National Council Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams receiving a gift from the Secretary of the National Council Mr. Tousy Namiseb at the Farewell dinner of the Fifth Members of the National Council
  Story by Rafael Hangula

Windhoek - The former Chairperson of the Fifth National Council, Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams has described the National Council as an institution of excellence, innovation, team work and of putting Namibia and its people first. Read more >>>

Speaker of the National Assembly leads Namibian delegation to the 206th Virtual Session of the IPU Governing Council, 01 – 04 November 2020

Speaker Katjavivi congratulating both the outgoing and incoming IPU President during the ongoing extra ordinary session of the IPU’s Governing Council
 

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi is leading the Namibian delegation participating in the virtual Session of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Governing Council. Read more >>>

Youth have faith in the legislature – Speaker, 29 September 2020

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi during the opening
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi notes that parliament has continued to be an institution that champions participatory democracy. Read more >>>

Media Release

RESUMPTION OF 1ST SESSION OF THE 5TH SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON THE STORY ‘KATJAVIVI ACQUIRES MACHINE TO ‘MUTE UNRULY’ MPS’, 21 SEPTEMBER 2020

NATIONNAL ASSEMBLY
  Issued by David Nahogandja

A story published on the front page of today (Monday 21 September, 2020) edition of The Namibian newspaper under the heading “‘KATJAVIVI ACQUIRES MACHINE TO ‘MUTE UNRULY’ MPS’, has reference. The story contained misinformation intended to mislead the readers. Read more >>>

LOCKDOWN OF NATIONAL COUNCIL DUE TO POSSIBLE EXPOSURE OF COVID-19

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

Issued by National Council on 27 July 2020

The National Council hereby wishes to inform the public that one of our staff members has tested positive for Covid-19. Read more

Misinformation about the impending National Assembly’s recess

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

Media Release Date: 02 July 2020

The recent misinformation being circulated particularly through social media that the National Assembly ‘is going on holiday next week’ is factually incorrect. As it has been the tradition over the years, the National Assembly has two sessions per year. Read more >>>

International Day of Parliamentarism 30 June

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

The 30th June was declared as the International Day of Parliamentarism in 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly by Resolution 72/278 as it coincides with the day in 1889, close to 131years ago, that the IPU (the global organization of parliaments) was founded. Read more >>>

Committee Notices

OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL WOMEN CAUCUS TO KAVANGO EAST, OTJOZONDJUPA, OSHANA AND OSHIKOTO REGIONS 24 JUNE – 30 JUNE 2018

NATIONAL COUNCIL
Published on: 18 June 2018

The Women Caucus of the National Council will undertake their Outreach Programme to engage the communities of the below mentioned regions on various grants from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Human Trafficking, Child Marriages, Gender Based Violence and many other social ills our communities are struggling with. Download Programme >>>

Presiding Officers


Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP

Speaker of the National Assembly


Hon. Bernard Songa Sibalatani, MP

Chairperson of the National Council

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