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CHAIRPERSON CALLS FOR IMPROVED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NAMIBIA, MEXICO PARLIAMENTS

Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, addressing the Mexican Senate
 

Story by Rafael Hangula

The Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams has called on improved relationship between Mexico and Namibia; and between Latin America and Africa parliaments to uphold democracy. Read more >>>

Gauteng’s Oversight Committee concludes its study visit to the National Council

From left: Deputy Chairperson of the National Council Women Caucus Hon. Hilma Nicanor, Head of Gauteng delegation Hon. Godfrey Tsotetsi, Member of Women Caucus Hon. Joyce Namuhuja Members of the Gauteng Oversight Committee, Gauteng support staff, members of the National Council Women Caucus and National Council MP after their deliberations.
    Story by Rafael Hangula

The Gauteng’s Oversight Committee on the Premier’s Office and Legislature has concluded its week-long visit to the National Council on Friday 1 December 2017. Read more >>>

South African Provincial Legislature MPs Pay Courtesy Calls on Parliament Political Heads

The South African MPs and Support Staff at the Courtesy Call on the Vice-Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Sibalatani
 

Story by Pamela Mate

The visiting delegation from South Africa comprising Provincial MPs from Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal and their support staff paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Bernard Sibalatani and on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, with the Director in the Office of the Speaker, Mr. Gerson Tjihenuna standing in for the Speaker who was away on official duty. Read more >>>

South African Provincial Legislature Delegates on Official Visit to Namibian Parliament

The delegates and NC Staff During the Information Session and Introduction
  Story by Pamela Mate

The Kwazulu-Natal Legislature Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Gauteng Oversight Committee on the Premier’s Office and the Legislature are on a study visit to Parliament. Read more >>>

ECN presents Speaker with annual report, 21 November 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (3rd from left) with ECN Commissioners, fltr Elsie Nghikembua, Barney Karuuombe and ECN Director of elections Prof. Paul Isaaks
  Story by George Sanzila

ECN Commissioner, Barney Karuuombe submitted the Commission’s annual report for 2015/16 on behalf of ECN Chairperson Advocate Notemba Tjipueja today (21/11/17) to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi. Read more >>>

Hon. Katjavivi reiterates Namibia – Finnish cooperation, 21 November 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (right) meeting the newly accredited Finnish Ambassador to Namibia, H.E. Pirkko – Liisa Kyöstilä today (21/11/17)
 

Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has reiterated his plan of creating a Namibian- Finnish Parliamentary grouping that would look at pertinent issues of mutual concern between the legislative bodies of the two countries. Read more >>>

 

Media Release

RESUMPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

 
The National Council will resume its Session from 21 to 30 November 2017 at 09h30 to consider the following Bills as referred to it by the National Assembly;
  •   Appropriation Amendment Bill [B. 18 - 2017]
  •   Property Valuers Profession Amendment Bill [B.18 - 2016]
The House will also consider reports tabled before the House by the Standing Committees.

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING, 16 NOVEMBER 2017

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 New Era Publications Corporation, tomorrow (16/11/17). Read more >>>

MPs MUST LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS, 21 SEPTEMBER 2017

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

The editorial published on page six of Tuesday 19 September 2017, edition of The Namibian Sun newspaper under the heading 'MPs must live up to expectations' has reference. Read more >>>

ASSEMBLY RESUMES SITTING, 11 SEPTEMBER

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

Issued by David Nahogandja

  1. The Sixth Session of the Sixth Parliament resumes tomorrow, Tuesday, 12 September 2017. This Session –will run from September 12 to November 23, 2017. Read more

PUBLIC HEARING ON THE MOTION OF HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICT IN NAMIBIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council Standing Committee on Habitat will be conducting Public Hearings in the regions from 11 September to 05 October 2017. See the programme >>>

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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