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Speaker meets Palestinian Ambassador, 15 February 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi (left) with Palestinian ambassador, Hashem Dajani
 

Story by George Sanzila

Palestinian non-resident Ambassador to Namibia, Hashem Dajani paid a courtesy call on Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi today this morning to brief him on current developments in Palestine. Read more >>>

Capacity Building Workshop Underway At Parliament, 15 February 2017

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. katjavivi (right) with the Head of the CPA-UK visiting delegation, Rt Hon. Baroness Blackstone (left)
 

Story by George Sanzila

A capacity building training is underway at Parliament. The training programme follows the official opening of Parliament by President Dr. Hage Geingob yesterday. Read more >>>

President Geingob Urges MPs To Re-dedicate Themselves, 14 February 2017

President Dr. Hage Geingob delivering his address today during the official opening of Parliament
  Story by George Sanzila

The Head of State, His Excellency President Dr. Hage Geingob urged Parliament to deliver positive outcomes during this year’s session when he opened Parliament today (14/02/2017). He says Parliament performs a myriad of functions, chief among them law making, budget control, constituency functions and holding the executive accountable. Read more >>>

Speaker Pledges Cooperation With Government. 14 February 2017

The Head of State, His Excellency, President Dr. Hage Geingob (left) together with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi (middle) and the Chairperson of the National Council, Margaret Mensah- Williams during the opening of Parliament
 

Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi has pledged continued cooperation between the legislature and government in a joint session involving all three Organs of the State to mark the opening of the fifth session of the sixth Parliament by President Dr. Hage Geingob today (14/02/17). Read more >>>

SARDC Holds Meeting to Review Progress, 30 January 2017

Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi, (middle), Speaker of the National Assembly and Chairperson of SARDC with other board members during the SARDC meeting in Windhoek, Namibia
 

Story by George Sanzila

The Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) is holding a two day board meeting in Windhoek, Namibia.

SARDC which is chaired by the Speaker of the Namibian National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi is an independent regional knowledge resource center established in 1985 based in Harare, Zimbabwe.  Read more >>>

 

Media Release

2017 OPENING STATEMENT BY HON. MARGARET MENSAH-WILLIAMS, MP CHAIRPERSON OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL, 15 FEBRUARY 2017

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

It is with God`s Grace that I bid you all, Honourable Members, a cordial welcome back to this august House for the first time in this calendar year, 2017. I hope that you have spent the much needed quality time with your loved ones, even though our work as councilors never ceases, I am nevertheless hopeful that you have rested well and ready once again to build upon the momentum this house gained in 2016. Download Document >>>

RESUMPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL SESSION, 15 FEBRUARY 2017

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council will resume its Session from the 15th to the 23rd February 2017 at 09h30 Download Document >>>

NOTICE TO DELIVER A PETITION ON THE LAND BILL AND A MARCH IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE VICTIMIZATION OF HON. BERNADUS SWARTBOOI EXERCISING HIS DEMOCRATIC RIGHT IN HIS MOTHER LAND, ON THE 14TH OF FEBRUARY 2017 (OPENING OF PARLIAMENT), 08 FEBRUARY 2017

 
 
The National Assembly on the 1st of February 2017 received a Notice to Petition Parliament from a group calling itself “Landless People’s Movement”. The Notice, according to the group, was meant for them to stage a march and bring petition to Parliament about the proposed Land Bill, on the 14th of February 2017. PRESS RELEASE IN BRIEF >>>

Speaker briefs Media on outcome of SARDC Board meeting, 1 February 2017

Speaker and Chairperson of SARDC, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi at the press briefing on outcomes of the Board meeting
 

Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter H. Katjavivi who doubles as Chairperson of the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) revealed some of the outcomes of the just ended board meeting of the organisation to the press today (01/02/17). Read more >>>

Committee Notices

PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BILL 24 OF 2016

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. Margret Mensah-Williams, MP

Chairperson to the National Council

Parliament Calendar

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