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President Geingob delivers 2018 State of the Nation Address

H.E Dr Hage G. Geingob
 

Geingob delivering the state of the nation address in parliament yesterday underscored the theme for this year by stating that effective governance is essential for socio-economic development. Read more >>>

Remarks by the Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi, MP Speaker of the National Assembly at the Joint Sitting of Parliament for State of the Nation Address, 11 April 2018

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

On my own behalf and that of Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, Chairperson of the National Council, I extend a warm welcome to all of you here this afternoon at this joint sitting of Parliament. As usual, I need to apologise for squeezing you inside this small chamber due to circumstances beyond our control. Read more >>>

National Council Launches New Strategic Plan, 10 April 2018

from L: Deputy Secretary to the National Council Juliet Mupurua, Vice-Chairperson of NC Hon. Bernard Sibalatani, Chairperson of the NC Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, Secretary to the NC Emilia Mkusa and the Director of General Services in the National Council Lydia Indombo during the launch of the National Council Strategic Plan 2017/2018-2021/2022
    Story by Pamela Mate

The National Council launched its Strategic Plan for the period, 2017/2018 – 2021/2022 today, Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at the National Council Administration Building. Read more >>>

MPs call for inclusive Gender Responsive Budgeting, 09 April 2018

 
 

Story by Mutafela Sitali

Yesterday (09/04/2018), the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) brought together Members of Parliament (MPs) from Gender and Public Accounts Standing committees for a workshop on gender and responsive budgeting. Read more >>>

IPU meeting kicks off in Geneva

Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof. Peter Katjavivi (second from left) and Chairperson of the National Council, Margaret Mensah- Williams (third from left) with fellow MP, Elma Dienda and Namibia’s ambassador to Switzerland, Sabine Bohlke Moller at the IPU assembly
 

Story by George Sanzila

Geneva, Switzerland - The Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) began its meeting on 25 March at the ongoing 138th IPU Assembly and related meetings in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more >>>

Women parliamentarians elect new leadership at IPU

Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Margaret Mensah- Williams (right) who has been President of the IPU Bureau of Women Parliamentarians for the last four years bidding farewell to fellow female MPs. On the left is newly elected President, Hon. Ulrika Karlsson of Sweden
 

Story by George Sanzila

Geneva, Switzerland - The meeting of the Bureau of Women Parliamentarians ended its session in which it renewed its membership at the ongoing 138th IPU Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more >>>

 

Media Release

ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH DAY, 12 MARCH 2018

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

Media Release Date: 09 March 2018

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon Prof Peter Katjavivi herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the annual celebration of the Commonwealth Day, which take place on Monday, 12 March 2018, at 09h00.Read more >>>

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING ON NSFAF, 08 MARCH 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 >>>

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE PARLIAMENT, 2018

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon Professor Peter H. Katjavivi herewith announces the Official Opening of Parliament 2018. This event will be taking place at the Parliament Building on Tuesday, 13 February, at 14h30. Read more >>>

Message of Bereavement and Condolences on the Passing on of Hon. Rosalia Nghidinwa, 15 January 2018

Late Hon. Rosalia Nghidinwa
 

On behalf of the National Assembly of the Republic of Namibia, I hereby join the family and friends of Comrade Rosalia Nghidinwa and the rest of the country, in expressing our deep felt sympathy and condolences at her untimely passing. Read more >>>

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT - HON. ROSA K. KAVARA, MP

Late Hon. Rosa K. Kavara
 

Issued by National Council

The National Council herewith sadly announce the sudden passing of Hon. Rosa Kunyanda Kavara. Read more

Committee Notices

PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES AMENDENT BILL (B.12 - 2015)

NATIONAL COUNCIL
Published on: 16 January 2017

The National Council has referred the Public Private Partnership Bill [B.24-2016] to a Select Committee on 01 December 2016 to scrutinize the provisions of the Bill and report its findings, conclusions and recommendations to the House on or before 23 February 2017. Read more >>>

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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