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Speaker seeks partnership in implementing SDGs, 29 August 2019

Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (right) exchanging gifts with the German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Hon. Gerd Muller
 

Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has appealed for German expertise for parliament to successfully meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) Read more >>>

World renowned young disabled activist inspires young MPs, 21 August 2019

 

Edward Ndopu interacting with young parliamentarians
 

Story by George Sanzila


Windhoek - Namibian born social activist and humanitarian, Edward Ndopu has encouraged young parliamentarians making up the 5th Session of the Children’s Parliament, particularly children with disabilities to overcome all odds and amplify the voices of young people in Namibia.
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The 5th Session of the Children's Parliament is in full swing, 20 August 2019

The 5th Session of the Children’s Parliament
 

Already motions emanating from Standing Committees are being considered by the House. The list of the elected leadership of the Children's Parliament is as follows:

Presiding Officers
Speaker: Nevel Ndoli (Zambezi Region)
Deputy Speaker: Josefina Ankonya (Erongo Region)

Parliamentary Standing Committees

Gender Equality and Social Welfare
Chairperson: Wayne Mckay (//Kharas Region)
Deputy Chairperson: Nephilian Kasilawa (Zambezi Region)

Health
Chairperson: Rivaldo Kavanga (Khomas Region)
Deputy Chairperson: Eveline Namupala (Omusati Region)

Children's Rights and Climate Change
Chairperson: Ezekiel Kuhanga (//Kharas Region)
Deputy Chairperson: Moesha Hengari (Khomas Region)

Education, ICT and Innovation
Chairperson: Lawrencius Simon (Hardap Region)
Deputy Chairperson: Ndinelao Shinyama (Erongo Region)

Whips
Chief Whip: Breschneff Katjito (//Kharas Region)
Deputy Chief Whip: Hope Kaizemi (Hardap Region)
Chief Whip Assistant: Kennedy Victor (Kunene Region)

5th Session of Children’s Parliament opened, 19 August 2019

The over 90 learners that were sworn in as Members of the fifth session of the Children’s Parliament in the National Assembly chamber pose for a group photo
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - The Children’s Parliament, a platform that facilitates the participation of children and young people in the democratic process, was officially opened today (19/08/2019) by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi. Read more >>>

National Council Staff Donate Blood

National Council Secretary, Mr. Tousy Namiseb has his iron levels checked during the NAMBTS visit to the National Council.
  Story by Pamela Mate

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Services (NAMBTS) set up shop at the National Council recently where they encouraged staff to donate blood in order to save lives. Read more >>>

Urban and Rural Development Minister Addresses NC MPs on CDF Bill

Honourable Minister of Urban and Rural Development Dr Peya Mushelenga addressing Members of National Council
  Story by Pamela Mate

Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Hon. Peya Mushelenga addressed Members of the National Council on the status of the Constituency Development Fund Bill (CDF Bill) that is yet to be tabled in the National Assembly since it was passed to the lower House in 2015. 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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