Committee on Economics engages NRSC, 10 November 2021

Windhoek – The Chairperson of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC), Elifas !Owos-Oab says the fragmentation of road safety management is hampering efforts to properly manage safety on Namibian roads. !Owos –Oab said this in response to concerns raised by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration during a consultative meeting today (10/11/21).…

Assembly hosts Public Engagement on “Tackling Climate Change in Namibia”

Story by Rafael Hangula WINDHOEK- The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), held a Parliamentary-Public Engagement on “Tackling Climate Change in Namibia – Forestry as a Key Sector” today (02/11/2021) at Parliament. It is the second engagement on natural resource management that the National Assembly has organised in…

APRM National secretariat pays courtesy call on Speaker

  Story by George Sanzila Windhoek – The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) National Secretariat visited the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi on Wednesday, 27 October 2021. The secretariat, led by its Chief Executive Officer, Ambassador Lineekela Mboti informed the Speaker that a team of reviewers from the continental body will…

Clerks-at-the-Table Seminar, Nairobi, Kenya

The Secretaries of Parliament is attending the Society of Clerks at the Table Seminar in Nairobi, Kenya. The seminar is held under the theme “Promoting adaptive programming in Parliamentary settings as a response to emergency and emerging global, regional and national challenges”. The Society of Clerks-at-the-Table of the Commonwealth Parliaments (SoCATT) was founded in 1932…

National Council Standing Committee Conducts Oversight Meetings in Zambezi Region

By: Pamela Mate The National Council Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs (HASCLA) conducted public meetings in the Zambezi Region with communities living along the Chobe, Kwando and Linyanti rivers to assess the security situation, livelihood and tourism in those areas in the backdrop of alleged hostilities by members of the…

Condolence Message from National Council for the passing on of Hon. Sikondo

The National Council has learned with great sadness about the sudden death of the late Hon Johannes Kahonzo Sikondo after a short illness on Sunday, the 19th of September 2021. The message was devastating, because the Late Sikondo was both a colleague of mine at the National Council and the Kavango West Regional Council. Read…

PAC probes the financial intelligence unit, 30 September 2021

Story by George Sanzila Windhoek – The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts was briefed by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) on its roles and responsibilities today (30/09/2021). The meeting is part of a series of consultative meetings with different stakeholders meant to understand their roles in order to empower the committee to conduct its…