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German Bundesrat President Visits National Council, 16 July 2019

 The Minister-President of the German Bundesrat of the Federal Republic of Germany, Hon. Daniel Gunther accompanied by Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams and other Members' of National Council
 

Story by Pamela Mate

The Minister-President of the German Bundesrat of the Federal Republic of Germany, Hon. Daniel Gunther is on a state visit to the country. Hon. Gunther paid a visit to the National Council yesterday (16 July 2018) where he met the Chairperson, Hon. Margaret Mensah Williams and other Members of the National Council. Read more >>>

German Bundesrat President visits National Assembly

 

Hon. Loide Kasingo, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly (right) exchanging gifts with Hon. Daniel Gunther (left), the President of the German Bundesrat
   Story by George Sanzila
The German delegation led by the President of the German Bundesrat who is also the Minister of Land, Hon. Daniel Gunther visited the National Assembly today.
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Mwalimu Nyerere honoured by SARDC, 04 July 2019, 04 July 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly and Chairman of SARDC, Professor Peter Katjavivi planting a tree at the mausoleum together with Madaraka Nyerere, in honour of Julius Nyerere
  Story by George Sanzila

The Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC), chaired by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has honoured late revered statesman, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere on the 20th anniversary of his death in Tanzania. Read more >>>

Economics Committee holds consultative meetings with NAC and RFA, 04 July 2019

The committee during one of the meetings
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration held consultative meetings with the Namibia Airports Company and the Road Fund Administration yesterday (03/07/2019). Read more >>>

MPs attend workshop on human trafficking

Hons. Agnes Limbo, Gotthard Kasuto and Eunice Iipinge at the workshop on human trafficking underway in Ghana
  Story by George Sanzila

Accra, Ghana - The expert regional workshop on the role of Parliamentary committees in combating human trafficking and forced labour was opened officially by the Ghanaian Speaker, Prof. Aaron Michael Oquaye in Accra, Ghana yesterday. Read more >>>

MPs attend awareness workshop on VGGTs

FAO officials ,MPs and some government officials attending the VGGT workshop
  Story by Mutafela Sitali

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is currently conducting a three-day workshop on Capacity Development of Namibian Parliamentarians on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT). Read more >>>

Media Release

OFFICIAL OPENING OF PARLIAMENT 2019

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

Issued by National Assembly on 7 February 2019

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Professor Peter H. Katjavivi herewith announces the Official Opening of the Ninth Session of the Sixth Parliament. This event will take place at the Parliament Building on Wednesday, 13 February, at 14h30. Read more

Parly committees are ‘deadwood’, 29 November 2018

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

Media Release Date: 29 November 2018

A story published on page three of Friday, November 23, 2018 edition of The Patriot newspaper under the heading “Parly committees are ‘deadwood”, has reference. The story is said to have been generated from commentaries with local analyst(s), who attempted to comment on and “analyse’ the work of the Parliamentary Standing Committees. Read more >>>

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING ON NASFAF, 29 NOVEMBER 2018

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Hon Mike Kavekotora herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the committee public hearing with the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF), tomorrow. Read more >>>

Resumption of the National Council

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council will resume business on Monday, 6th August 2018 to review the following Bills that were passed and referred by the National Assembly:

  • Seed and Seed Varieties Bill [B.1-2018];
  • Pharmacy Amendment Bill [B.5-2018];
  • Medical and Dental Amendment Bill [B.6-2018];
  • Allied Health Professions Amendment Bill [B.7-2018];
  • Social Work and Psychology Amendment Bill [B.8-2018]; and
  • Nursing Amendment Bill [B.9-2018].

MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES HON DR THEO-BEN GURIRAB

Late Hon. Theo-Ben Gurirab
 

On behalf of the National Assembly, my family and on my own behalf, we hereby express our great sadness and a deep sense of loss, on the passing of Hon. Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, one of the founding members of the Namibian Nation. 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. Margaret Mensah-Williams, MP

Chairperson to the National Council

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