MPs

Opposition MPs walk out of 'unprocedural' session

by editor1 / Oct 17, 2019 / 0 comments

-Opposition Members of Parliament, with the exception of United Democratic Front (UDF), walked out of the National Assembly over what they termed unprocedural convention of the session.

MP's promise more robust debates in Parliament in 2019

by editor1 / Feb 14, 2019 / 0 comments

-Members of the National Assembly say they are ready to tackle their work in Parliament with the bills, motions and questions to be tabled during this session.

MPs dressed to the nines for opening of Parliament

by editor1 / Feb 13, 2019 / 0 comments

It was a stop-and-stare fashion moment as Parliamentarians pulled out their best attires to grace the red carpet for the opening of Parliament.

Bills postponed in 2018 because some MPs did not show up to constitute a voting quorum

by editor1 / Feb 09, 2019 / 0 comments

The lack of quorum was a cause for concern in the National Assembly last year with some bills being postponed as the number of MP's in the House do not have voting rights.

MPs say proposed education bill is undemocratic and not inclusive

by editor1 / Oct 11, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-Some Members of Parliament argue that the proposed education bill is undemocratic and not inclusive.

MPs call for Bible studies in schools

by editor1 / Oct 01, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-Several MPs in National Assembly have called for the reintroduction of Bible studies in the school curriculum.

MPs describe Gurirab as a diplomat par excellence

by editor1 / Jul 17, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

The National Assembly will remember the late Theo-Ben Gurirab as a thinker, dedicated democrat, a freedom fighter and diplomat par excellence.

MPs advocate for rural investment to minimise urban migration

by editor1 / Jun 20, 2018 / 0 comments
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Nampa

-Some MPs in the National Assembly are advocating for more investments in rural areas to minimise rural-urban migration.

MPs call for immediate ban of some traditional brews

by editor1 / Jun 10, 2018 / 0 comments

Several MP's in the National Assembly have called for the immediate ban of certain traditional brews, saying they are harmful to consumers.

MP's want conditions in allocation of new fishing rights reviewed

by editor1 / Jun 05, 2018 / 0 comments

Some Members of Parliament in the National Assembly want the conditions in the allocation of new fishing rights to be reviewed claiming that the previously marginalised and disadvantaged will not benefit.

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