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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 >>>

Ghana majority caucus MPs visit Namibian Parliament, 03 June 2019

 Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (fifth from left), Deputy Speaker, Hon. Loide Kasingo (7th from left) and Government Chief Whip, Hon. Evelyn !Nawases Taeyele (third from left) with the Ghanaian MPs
 

Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has appealed for deeper parliamentary cooperation between Ghana and Namibia.  Read more >>>

National Council Pays Tribute to Late Hon. Lotto Kuushomwa

 

Family and friends joined National Council Members of Parliament and staff to bid farewell to the late Hon. Lotto Kuushomwa (MP)
   Story by Pamela MateEarlier today (28 May 2019), family and friends of the late Member of Parliament, Hon. Lotto Kuushomwa joined National Council MPs and staff to bid farewell and celebrate the life of National Council MP and former Oshakati East Constituency Councillor who passed away tragically yesterday. Read more >>>

There’s need to empower regions for fast implementation of projects, 16 May 2019

Governor of Ohangwena region, Hon. Usko Nghaamwa with members of parliament during the courtesy call on his office today
  Story by George Sanzila

Eenhana - Ohangwena regional Governor, Hon. Usko Nghaamwa has reiterated the need to empower regional councils to manage their own development efforts. Read more >>>

Economics and Public Accounts Committee visits capital projects, 13 May 2019

MPs pose with special adviser to Kunene Governor, Hon. Katuutire Kaura after a courtesy call
  Story by George Sanzila

Opuwo - The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration is currently visiting capital projects countrywide as part of its oversight function. 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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