National Council Staff Meet to Formulate a New Five-Year Strategic Plan

Pamela Mate Senior Staff of the National Council together with Members of the Ministerial Implementation Team (MIT), are meeting to formulate and craft a new Strategic Plan for the 2022 – 2027 period. Prior to the pre-working workshop meeting currently underway, the respective Directorates within the institution had one-on-one sessions with the consultant, in which…

Chairperson to Embark on Outreach Visits to the Regions

Pamela Mate The Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Lukas Sinimbo Muha, will be conducting regional visits to the Otjozondjupa and Kavango East regions from Monday, 14 February to Saturday, 27 February 2022. The regional visits by the Office of the Chairperson forms part of Outreach Programme activities as set out in the National Council…

National Council: 2021 in Review.

National Council: 2021 in Review. The legislative business of the 6th National Council Chamber took place in the 1st to the 3rd Quarter in the financial Year ending 2021/2022, during the period between 10 May to 09 December 2021. Amid the challenging times due to the global Covid 19 pandemic, the National Council held two…

Parliament Secretariat Meets to Discuss Collaboration with CSOs

Pamela Mate   A meeting between Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Parliament took place today (24 January 2022), aimed as discussing collaboration between the two entities in Parliament’s role of oversight of public policies and programmes. In her introductory remarks, Secretary to the National Assembly, Ms. Lydia Kandetu, underscored the need for such engagements, noting…

National Council Inaugurates New Members

Pamela Mate The National Council this week (29 November 2021) inaugurated two new Members. The new Members of Parliament are Hon. Kosmas Kayayuka Katura from the Musese Constituency in the Kavango East region and Hon. Bennety Likukela Busihu from Kongoloa Constituency in the Zambezi region. The Members replaced the late Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency Councillor…

National Council Stakeholder Engagement Highlights Importance of Oversight Function

Pamela Mate This week, Members of the 6th National Council are meeting key stakeholders in efforts to strengthen cooperation, highlight key issues and deepen consultation and communication between the Standing Committees of the National Council and Government Ministries, Agencies and Organizations (OMAs). The engagement is being held under the theme: Reflections on Oversight Framework. Speaking…