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Committee on Habitat kicks-off with public hearings on Human-Wildlife Conflict, 15 September 2017

Members of the Standing Committee on Habitat listening carefully to the testimonies and inputs of public members in Zambezi region, during the ongoing public hearings on Human-Wildlife Conflict
  Story by Rafael Hangula

On 11 September 2017 the National Council Standing Committee on Habitat kicked off with the public hearings in Zambezi region on Human-Wildlife Conflict. Read more >>>

Parliament of Namibia commemorates International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Peter Katjavivi addressing the gathering at Parliament of Namibia
 

Story by Ndahafa Kaukungua

15 September is International day of Democracy thus our Parliament joined the world’s parliaments in commemorating the day. Read more >>>

Speaker concerned about climate change, 11 September 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi hands over book gifts to France Ambassador to Namibia, Her Excellency, Claire Bodonyi
 

Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has urged for a greater Namibia – French cooperation especially between the legislatures, in pursuit of the implementation of the Paris climate accord. Read more >>>

Otavi faced with many health concerns, 30 August 2017

Members of Parliament and staff pose for a group photo with staff of the Otavi health centre
    Story by George Sanzila

Otavi - Among a raft of concerns that continue to affect health service providion in the Otavi constituency include poor infrastructures, lack of accommodation for staff and transport challenges. Read more >>>

Alcohol and drug abuse derailing health care at Tsumkwe and Gam, 29 August 2017

Members of Parliament from the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development and Family Affairs during a meeting with stakeholders to take stock of health related matters in the Tsumkwe constituency.
 

Story by George Sanzila

Tsumkwe/ Gam - Alcohol and drug abuse has become a serious challenge among the youth in the Gam and Tsumkwe areas leading many, particularly young girls to engage in irresponsible sexual behavior. Read more >>>

National Council Women Caucus on Outreach

Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams addressing Plot Arina Samarinda community during their consultative meeting
  Story by Rafael Hangula

The Second group of the National Council Women Caucus Outreach Programme kicked off today the 21 August 2017 in Grootfointein. The Chairperson to the National Council, Hon.Margaret Mensah-Williams is leading the delegation which comprises of: Hon. Rosa Kavara, Hon. Betty Kaula, Hon. Laina Mekundi and Hon. Joyce Namuhuja. The delegation paid a courtesy call on His Worship the Mayor of Grootfointein Cllr: Absai O. Haimene joined by the CEO of Grootfointein Municipality Mr. Charles Kariko. The delegation likewise held a consultative meeting with the Plot Arina Samarinda community to discuss laws affecting them and other burning social related issues. The community members aired their views on issues such as gender based violence, women empowerment, the Married Person Equality Act amongst others.

 

Media Release

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 >>>

LAUNCH OF THE NEW PARLIAMENT WEBSITE, 19 MAY 2017

 
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon Prof Peter Katjavivi herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the launch of the new website of the Parliament of the Republic of Namibia, which take place tomorrow, 19 May 2017, at 10h00. Download the document >>>

Parliamentary Standing Committees' Visits To The Regions, May 08 - June 05, 2017

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
Parliamentary Standing Committees are modules of organisation within legislatures that provide greater freedom for in-depth analysis of issues making it possible for Members of Parliament and ultimately the parliament itself to perform the core functions of law making, oversight and representation. Download Media Release >>>

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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