Unam graduates 27 National Council MPs

THE University of Namibia this week graduated 27 Members of the National Council who successfully completed the Parliamentary Practice and Conduct Course at the ceremony held in Windhoek. Originally designed as a short course for parliamentarians, it has since evolved into a fully-fledged university program known as the Certificate in Parliamentary Practice and Conduct. The course…

Long-awaited Witness Protection Bill to be Promulgated as Early as September 2023

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs (HASCLA) concluded its oversight engagements with selected Organizations, Ministries and Agencies (OMAs) under their ambit in Swakopmund, Erongo Region. During a briefing with the Executive Director (ED) in the Ministry of Justice, the Committee probed on the delay in the promulgation of the…

Home Affairs Standing Committee Engages Justice, Constitutional and Legal Affairs Fraternity

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs (HASCLA) is conducting oversight engagements with selected Organizations, Ministries and Agencies (OMAs) under their ambit in Swakopmund, Erongo Region. So far, the Committee met the Magistrates Commission to discuss staffing issues, backlog of cases and delays  experienced in the conclusion of cases, particularly petty…

Call for African leaders to prioritise fight against hunger, poverty

Sakeus Iikela Chairperson of the National Council Hon. Lukas Sinimbo Muha, has called on African leaders to revisit their socio-economic developmental agendas and prioritise eradicating hunger and poverty on the continent. He made these remarks during a discussion on food security at the 18th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers in Yaoundé, Cameroon. According to…