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Public accounts committee probes New Era Corporation, 16 November 2017

New Era management taking an oath at the start of the hearing
 

Story by Mutafela Sitali

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts conducted a public Hearing on the New Era Publications Corporation on Thursday, the 16th November 2017. Read more >>>

National Council hosts Stakeholders on its Draft Strategic Plan

National Council Management team with Stakeholders during their Consultative meeting on the draft Strategic Plan of the National Council
    Story by Rafael Hangula

The National Council held Stakeholders’ Consultative meeting on its draft Strategic Plan for the period 2017/2018-2021/2022 on Wednesday 15 November 2017. The workshop which was officially opened by the Vice-Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Bernard Sibalatani, accorded the National Council an opportunity to present its items on the draft Strategic Plan to its Stakeholder. Additionally, it permitted the institution to obtain inputs from the Stakeholders for the development of its Strategic Plan and to enrich its Road Map for the five year period (2017/2018-2021-2022). Read more >>>

CPA-UK Delegation train Namibian MPs

The visiting CPA-UK Delegation paying a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State house today (10/11/17). Fltr, Hon. Dr. Rupa Huq, Hon. Sir Peter Bottomley,President Hage Geingob, Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, Hon. Baroness Barker and UK Ambassador to Namibia, H.E. Jo Lomas.
 

Story by George Sanzila

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi together with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, United Kingdom (CPA-UK) visiting Members of Parliament paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State house Friday (10/11/17). Read more >>>

Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Pays Courtesy Call on Hon. Mensah-Williams, 09 November 2017

From Left; Member of the CPPCC Li Jianming, Deputy Secretary of the National Council Juliet Mupurua, Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming, Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, Member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the CPPCC and Director of the CPPCC Committee of Social and Legal Affairs Hon. Meng Xuenong and Members of the CPPCC delegation seen with the members of the Management of the National Council after their Courtesy Call on Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams
  Story by Pamela Mate

Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) paid a courtesy call on the Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Margareth Mensah-Williams today at the National Council Administration Building. Read more >>>

Cyber security conference for MPs held, 06 November 2017

Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi opening the Conference on Cyber Security
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek, Safari - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has urged fellow Parliamentarians to expedite the process of enacting a law dealing with cybercrime as Namibia continues to rapidly embrace information and communication technology. Read more >>>

Ghanaian Members of Parliament on a study visit to Parliament

From left: Second Deputy Minority Whip in the Parliament of Ghana Hon. Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe Ghansah, Swapo-Party Chief Whip in the National Council Hon. Lebbius Tobias, Majority Chief Whip in the Parliament of Ghana Hon. Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, Deputy Secretary to the National Council Juliet Mupurua, First Deputy Minority Whip Hon. Ahmed Ibrahim, Head, Majority Secretary Abigail Aba Anso (first from right in the back row) with Members of Parliament and Staff members in the National Counci
 

Story by Pamela Mate

Members of the Parliament of Ghana and support staff are on an official study visit to the National Council. The Members are particularly interested in cooperation between the two institutions as well as to learn more and benchmark on the Parliamentary Whip system of the Namibian Parliament. Read more >>>

 

Media Release

RESUMPTION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

 
The National Council will resume its Session from 21 to 30 November 2017 at 09h30 to consider the following Bills as referred to it by the National Assembly;
  •   Appropriation Amendment Bill [B. 18 - 2017]
  •   Property Valuers Profession Amendment Bill [B.18 - 2016]
The House will also consider reports tabled before the House by the Standing Committees.

STANDING COMMITTEE’S PUBLIC HEARING, 16 NOVEMBER 2017

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 New Era Publications Corporation, tomorrow (16/11/17). Read more >>>

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 >>>

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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