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MPs Concerned about Alarming Challenges at the Borders

The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Audit Hon. Lebbius Tobias engaging officials stationed at Katwitwi Border Post in Kavango West region
  Story by Rafael Hangula

The Audit Committee of the National Council is calling on the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration and Safety Security as well as the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform to urgently address issues and challenges facing public servants employed as Immigration and Police officials at the boarders. Read more >>>

Sexual reproductive health and rights essential – Speaker Katjavivi

Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi officially opening the SRHR, HIV and AIDS governance project
  Story by George Sanzila

Otjiwarongo - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi is hopeful that the capacity building workshop on sexual reproductive health and rights for members of parliament that took place recently in Otjiwarongo, will culminate into good legislation to tackle the many challenges Namibia is grappling with Hon. Katjavivi said this when he officially opened a two-day workshop last week.

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Minister of Finance tables Appropriation Bill, 27 May 2020

Hon. Ipumbu Shiimi tabling the budget
 

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Ipumbu Shiimi has today (27/05/2020) tabled the Appropriation Bill for 2020/ 2021 that amounts to a total expenditure of N$72.8 billion. Read more >>>

Lawmakers to put SRHR issues under scrutiny, 07 July 2020

Members of Parliament visiting the Sangwali Health Centre in the Zambezi region during one of their inspection visits as part of the SRHR Project in its first phase
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - A capacity development workshop for members of parliament on issues of sexual and reproductive health rights, HIV and AIDS is scheduled to take place in Otjiwarongo on Thursday and Friday this week. Read more >>>

Speaker honours late Hon. //Gowases

The late MP, Hon. Clara //Gowases has been described as a selfless individual who worked hard for the Namibian people
  Story by George Sanzila

Windhoek - Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi has described late parliamentarian, Hon. Clara //Gowases as a selfless individual whose commitment to parliamentary work has contributed immensely to the progress of the legislature. Hon. //Gowases passed on in Windhoek last week after a short illness.Read more >>>

Media Release

Misinformation about the impending National Assembly’s recess

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

Media Release Date: 02 July 2020

The recent misinformation being circulated particularly through social media that the National Assembly ‘is going on holiday next week’ is factually incorrect. As it has been the tradition over the years, the National Assembly has two sessions per year. Read more >>>

International Day of Parliamentarism 30 June

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 

The 30th June was declared as the International Day of Parliamentarism in 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly by Resolution 72/278 as it coincides with the day in 1889, close to 131years ago, that the IPU (the global organization of parliaments) was founded.Read more >>>

RESUMPTION OF 1ST SESSION OF THE 5TH RURAL WOMEN PARLIAMENT WITH MEN AS PARTNERS

NATIONNAL COUNCIL
 

The National Council will be hosting the annual session of the Rural Women Parliament with Men as Partners (RWP) from 02 - 03 October 2019 under the theme: Empowering Rural Women for Sustainable Livelihood. Read more >>>

OFFICIAL OPENING OF PARLIAMENT 2019

PARLIAMENT OF NAMIBIA
 

Issued by National Assembly on 7 February 2019

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Professor Peter H. Katjavivi herewith announces the Official Opening of the Ninth Session of the Sixth Parliament. This event will take place at the Parliament Building on Wednesday, 13 February, at 14h30. Read more

Committee Notices

OUTREACH PROGRAMME FOR THE NATIONAL COUNCIL WOMEN CAUCUS TO KAVANGO EAST, OTJOZONDJUPA, OSHANA AND OSHIKOTO REGIONS 24 JUNE – 30 JUNE 2018

NATIONAL COUNCIL
Published on: 18 June 2018

The Women Caucus of the National Council will undertake their Outreach Programme to engage the communities of the below mentioned regions on various grants from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Human Trafficking, Child Marriages, Gender Based Violence and many other social ills our communities are struggling with. Download Programme >>>

Presiding Officers


Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi, MP

Speaker of the National Assembly


Hon. Bernard Songa Sibalatani, MP

Chairperson of the National Council

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