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National Council Audit Committee holds other NC Standing Committee’s to account

The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Audit, Hon. Lebbius Tobias (fifth from R) with the Chairpersons of all the Standing Committees in the National Council and their Clerks
 

Story by Rafael Hangula
The Standing Committee on Audit in the National Council (NC) kicked-off its Monitoring and Evaluation Session in Swakopmund to oversee the progress in the execution of the activities of all the Standing Committees for the first two quarters of the 2018/2019 financial year. Read more >>>

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information, Communication Technology and Innovation paid a visit to FABlab, 12 November 2018

 Members of Parliament, staff members of National Assembly and FABlab employees
 

FABlab hosted by Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Namibia is the first advanced manufacturing, prototyping and design lab in Namibia and the largest FABlab currently within Africa. The lab was established in partnership with the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development to enhance local product competitiveness, bridge the technological divide through access to Information Communication Technology (ICT), new machinery, tools, knowledge, skills and equipment - ultimately to give rise to a technologically and creatively advanced local economy. Some of the innovators visited during the tour include the PEBL Computer, LEFA a transport application and the World view designers of the waterless toilet.

Audit Committee to monitor and evaluate Committees’ performances

Chairperson of the standing committee on Audit Hon. Lebbius Tobias, MP
 

As per its powers and functions derived from Article 74(2) of the Namibian Constitution and Rule 161 of the National Council Standing Rules and Orders, the Standing Committee on Audit in the National Council will conduct a monitoring and evaluation workshop on the performance and implementations of all National Council Standing Committees’ activities for Quarter 1 and 2 of the Financial year 2018/19 from 12 to 16 November 2018.

Speaker meets UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa.

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (right) with the visiting UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Dr. Catherine Sozi
  Story by George Sanzila

The visiting UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Dr. Catherine Sozi paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Peter Katjavivi this morning. Read more >>>

FAO to empower MPs on issues of land

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi (right) and FAO Namibia country representative, Farayi Zimudzi showing the two policy guidelines on land
 

Namibia Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Farayi Zimudzi shared guideline documents related to land tenure when she paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi yesterday. Read more >>>

Parliament to collaborate with KAS, 31 October 2018

Prof. Dr. Lammert and Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi at signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
    Story by Mutafela Sitali

Former President of the German Parliament (Bundestag) and current global Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Prof. Dr. Lammert and Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Read more >>>

 

Media Release

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 >>>

THE 3RD SOCATT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR 2 - 4 JULY 2018 WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

Issued by National Council on 18 June 2018

The 3rd SoCATT (Society of Clerks-at-the-Table) Africa Region, Professional Development Seminar is to be held from 2 - 4 July 2018 at the Safari Court and Conference Centre Hotel. Read more

ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE COMMONWEALTH DAY, 12 MARCH 2018

NATIONAL COUNCIL
 

Media Release Date: 09 March 2018

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon Prof Peter Katjavivi herewith invites media practitioners to attend and cover the annual celebration of the Commonwealth Day, which take place on Monday, 12 March 2018, at 09h00.Read more >>>

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING ON NSFAF, 08 MARCH 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 >>>

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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