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Bank of Namibia presentation

Bank of Namibia Governor Iipumbu Shiimi making a presentation to Members of Parliament
 

Bank of Namibia Governor Iipumbu Shiimi making a presentation to Members of Parliament today (13/03/19) on the role and responsibility of the reserve bank. The country’s reserve bank supports economic growth and development by managing the country’s foreign reserves and offers fiscal advisory and banking services to government to ensure price stability and favorable economic conditions among other responsibilities. The bank’s establishment emanates from an act of parliament, Bank of Namibia Act, 1990 (Act 8 of 1990).

Hon. Iiyambo sworn in as SWANU MP, 06 March 2019

Hon. Tangeni Iiyambo who was sworn in a SWANU representative in the National Assembly yesterday (06/03/19)
  Story by George Sanzila

SWANU President, Hon. Tangeni Iiyambo was sworn in as the party’s representative in the National Assembly yesterday (06/03/19) by Chief Justice, Peter Shivute.

Hon. Iiyambo takes over from Hon. Usutuaije Maamberua who has retired from the National Assembly after having served the legislature for close to a decade.

Hon. Iiyambo was elected as President of Swanu in 2017. Prior to his election, he served the party as Secretary General.

Fellow MPs including Swapo MP, Hon. Jerry Ekandjo welcomed Iiyambo.

Tanzania Parliament Women Caucus on benchmark visit, 04 March 2019

Members of Parliament from the Tanzania Parliamentary Women’s Caucus with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, Hon. Victoria Kauma, MP (National Council and Parliament Caucus) and staff of the National Assembly
  Story by George Sanzila

Members of Parliament from the Tanzanian Women’s Parliamentary Caucus met the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi and the Parliament of Namibia Women’s Caucus today (04/03/19). Read more >>>

Maamberua retires from Parliament, 1 March 2019

Swanu MP, Hon. Usutuaije Maamberua who retired from the National Assembly
 

Story by George Sanzila
South West Africa National Union (SWANU) Member of Parliament, Hon. Usutuaije Maamberua has bade farewell to Parliament. The SWANU politician has retired from the National Assembly after having served the legislature for close to a decade. Read more >>>

Speaker pledges support for sports expo, 27 February 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi with Minister of Sports, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni (middle) and officials from Namibia Sports Commission
    Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi has pledged to support the upcoming Namibia Annual Sports Expo (NASE). The expo, a first of its kind in Namibia, is intended to re organize the sport fraternity in the country by making it more professional and therefore serve as a source of livelihood for the many athletes that remain underprivileged, even when they have excelled in their various disciplines. It is organized by Namibia Sports Commission and will take place from 04 to 07 September this year. The expo that would entirely depend on the benevolence of benefactors, would be preceded by a fundraising event that will take place on the 14th of March. Read more >>>

PALESTINIAN AMBASSADOR PAYS COURTESY CALL ON THE DEPUTY SPEAKER

Non-Resident Palestinian Ambassador, H.E Hashem Dajani presents gifts to Deputy Speaker of National Assembly , Hon. Loide Kasingo
  Story by Mutafela Sitali

Non-Resident Palestinian Ambassador, H.E. Hashem Dajani yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Loide Kasingo. 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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