Training for Budget Committee underway, 07/02/2022

  Story by George Sanzila A three-day training workshop for the National Assembly Select Committee on budget focusing on public financial management, the budget process and oversight is currently underway. The workshop is organized in collaboration with the Enhancing Participatory Democracy in Namibia (EPDN) programme, which is a partnership programme of the European Union and…

Hon Sirombo sworn in as MP in National Assembly

Hon. Maria Sirombo of All People’s Party (APP) was sworn in today (15/12/21) as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly by Judge Sylvester Mainga. Her appointment follows the passing of the late APP President, Hon. Ignatius Shixwameni.

ATI Bill under scrutiny

Story by George Sanzila Windhoek – The Action Namibia Coalition submitted its input on the Access to Information Bill (ATI) during a public hearing conducted by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Communication Technology today (29/11/2021). Action Namibia Coalition is a grouping of activists, civil society and media organizations advocating for a comprehensive ATI…

Speaker pays tribute to Shixwameni, 12 November 2021

  Windhoek – The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi visited the widow of the late member of parliament, Hon. Ignatius Shiwameni to offer his condolences on behalf of the National Assembly. Hon. Shiwameni died on Wednesday during a committee meeting at parliament. Hon. Katjavivi noted that the National Assembly is saddened…