Parliamentarians and Experts Engage on Tackling Climate Change

Members of Parliament attended a Parliamentary Public Engagement on Tackling Climate Change – Forestry as a Key Sector today, 20 May 2022. The aim of the engagement is to strengthen the Namibian Governments’ work in addressing the unsustainable use of timber resources and uncontrolled deforestation. Officially opening the event, Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Lukas…

Visiting NCOP Members Pay Courtesy Call on Chairperson

Members of the South African Parliament in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), paid a courtesy call on the Chairperson of the National Council, Hon. Lukas Muha earlier today, 10 May 2022. The Chairperson welcomed the visiting delegation heartily, noting that due to its representative role, a visit to the National Council equates a visit…

Palestine’s Ambassador meets the Speaker, 21/04/2022

The Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Namibia, H.E. Hanan Jarrar paid a Courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi today (21/04/2022). The two exchanged views on the need for Parliamentary cooperation between Namibia and Palestine. Their discussion embedded on various areas of collaboration aimed at reinforcing the…

Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs Assess Border Posts and Civil Registrations

The National Council Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs (HASCLA) conducted oversight visits to several national border posts across the country to assess the status of the borders from the 7th to the 25th of March 2022. The oversight activity was two-fold, as while on the visit to gazetted border posts, the Standing…

Speaker engages ECN leadership, 11/04/2022

The Speaker of the National Assembly Hon Prof Peter Katjavivi today (11/04/2022) held a meeting with the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) on issues of mutual interest. The meeting also served as a platform to introduce new ECN Commissioners. The Chairperson of the ECN Elsie Nghikembua and the Chief Electoral Officer Theo Mujoro led the…

Japan Ambassador bids farewell to Speaker, 08/04/2022

Story by George Sanzila Windhoek – Japan Ambassador to Namibia, H.E. Hideaki Harada bid farewell to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi today (08/04/22). H.E. Harada’s term of office as Ambassador in Namibia started in 2018. Ambassador Harada noted during the farewell that Japan’s interest has always been to strengthen political,…

Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs engages MEFT on Bwabwata, 31 March 2022

  The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism says that government held several consultations with different stakeholders including the Chief of the Hambukushu Traditional Authority, Fumu Erwin Mbambo regarding the issue of Bwabwata National Park. The Ministry says that according to the Cabinet submission of 08 June 1999, the Ministry of Lands, Resettlement and Rehabilitation,…