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Speaker officially opens IDEA Conference on democracy and sustainable development, 27 November 2018

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi officially opening the IDEA Conference today (27/11/18)
  Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi officially opened the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) Conference hosted by Namibia, today (27/11/18). Read more >>>

ECN submits report to Speaker, 26 November 2018

CEO of ECN, Theo Mujoro (left), ECN Chairperson, Advocate Notemba Tjipueja (middle) and the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (Right)during the submission of the Annual Report
  Story by George Sanzila

Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) Chairperson, Advocate Notemba Tjipueja submitted the Commission’s annual report for 2017/18 to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi today (26/11/18) in the company of newly appointed ECN CEO Theo Mujoro. Read more >>>

New GBV Plan of action presented to Gender Committee, 26 November 2018

Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare presenting the new GBV Plan of action to Members of Parliament belonging to the Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Family Affairs and Social Development today (26/11/18)
 

Story by George Sanzila
Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare presented the newly revised Gender Based Violence Plan of action to Members of Parliament belonging to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Family Affairs and Social Development today (26/11/18). Read more >>>

Budget Parliamentarian handbook launched

Deputy Minister of Finance, Nangolo Ithete (left), Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (second from left), Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration, Hon. Heather Sibungo (middle), Resident Representative of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Heiner Naumann (third from left) and Economist Mally Likukela during the launch at the National Assembly
   

A Parliamentarian’s handbook on the national budgeting process was launched yesterday by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi. Read more >>>

National Council Audit Committee holds other NC Standing Committee’s to account

The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Audit, Hon. Lebbius Tobias (fifth from R) with the Chairpersons of all the Standing Committees in the National Council and their Clerks
 

Story by Rafael Hangula
The Standing Committee on Audit in the National Council (NC) kicked-off its Monitoring and Evaluation Session in Swakopmund to oversee the progress in the execution of the activities of all the Standing Committees for the first two quarters of the 2018/2019 financial year. Read more >>>

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information, Communication Technology and Innovation paid a visit to FABlab, 12 November 2018

 Members of Parliament, staff members of National Assembly and FABlab employees
 

FABlab hosted by Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Namibia is the first advanced manufacturing, prototyping and design lab in Namibia and the largest FABlab currently within Africa. The lab was established in partnership with the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development to enhance local product competitiveness, bridge the technological divide through access to Information Communication Technology (ICT), new machinery, tools, knowledge, skills and equipment - ultimately to give rise to a technologically and creatively advanced local economy. Some of the innovators visited during the tour include the PEBL Computer, LEFA a transport application and the World view designers of the waterless toilet.

 

Media Release

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 >>>

THE 3RD SOCATT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR 2 - 4 JULY 2018 WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

Issued by National Council on 18 June 2018

The 3rd SoCATT (Society of Clerks-at-the-Table) Africa Region, Professional Development Seminar is to be held from 2 - 4 July 2018 at the Safari Court and Conference Centre Hotel. 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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