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There’s need to empower regions for fast implementation of projects, 16 May 2019

Governor of Ohangwena region, Hon. Usko Nghaamwa with members of parliament during the courtesy call on his office today
  Story by George Sanzila

Eenhana - Ohangwena regional Governor, Hon. Usko Nghaamwa has reiterated the need to empower regional councils to manage their own development efforts. Read more >>>

Economics and Public Accounts Committee visits capital projects, 13 May 2019

MPs pose with special adviser to Kunene Governor, Hon. Katuutire Kaura after a courtesy call
  Story by George Sanzila

Opuwo - The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration is currently visiting capital projects countrywide as part of its oversight function. Read more >>>

Appointment of Mr. Tousy Namiseb as Secretary to the National Council

National Council Secretary, Mr. Tousy Namiseb
  Story by Pamela Mate

Mr. Tousy Namiseb has been appointed as the new Secretary to the National Council, Parliament of the Republic of Namibia effective 2 May 2019. His appointment follows the deployment of former Secretary, Ms. Emilia Mkusa as Namibia’s Ambassador to the African Union. Read more >>>

Speaker opens capacity building workshop for MPs, 15 April 2019

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi opening the workshop for MPs today (15/04/2019)
  Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi officially opened a capacity building workshop that is being conducted by the Common Wealth Association - UK Office. Read more >>>

National Council MPs Graduate in Parliamentarian Practice and Conduct Certificate

 Front row from l-r: Hon. Victoria Kauma, Hon. Betty Kaula and Hon. Melania Ndjago Middle row from l – r: Hon. John Likando, Hon. Peter Kazongominja, Hon. Lukas Muha Back row from l – r: Hon. Hans Nambondi, Hon. Werner Kalipi, Hon. Weich Mupya
 

Story by Pamela Mate

Several National Council Members of Parliament (MPs) who registered for a Certificate in Parliamentarian Practice and Conduct with the University of Namibia are graduating today, 12 April 2019 at the University’s main graduation ceremony. Read more >>>

Doha Declaration endorsed at end of IPU Assembly

President of the IPU, Hon. Gabriela Cuevas Barron (left), hosting Speaker of the Shura Council of Qatar, Hon. Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud (centre) and Secretary General of the IPU, Martin Chungong during the press briefing
    Story by George Sanzila

Doha, Qatar - The IPU Assembly has endorsed the Doha declaration in which parliamentarians emphasised the importance of education to enhance peace, security and the rule of law. 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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