National Assembly

Anna Shiweda, Sebastian Karupu now on SWAPO's National Assembly list

by editor1 / Dec 03, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Deputy Minister of Agriculture Anna Shiweda and former Kavango Governor Sebastian Karupu will replace ex-ministers Bernhard Esau and Sackey Shanghala on the SWAPO party list for National Assembly in 2020.

National Assembly remains divided over the use of EVMs

by editor1 / Nov 01, 2019 / 0 comments

-The National Assembly (NA) went on recess without agreeing on the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee on the use of the electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the upcoming elections this month.

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.

MPs in heated debate over reappointment of Land Reform Advisory Commission members

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2019 / 0 comments

-A heated debate erupted in the National Assembly during a motion that seeks to reappoint members of the Land Reform Advisory Commission.

NA to look into demands by a concerned group to legalise marijuana

by editor1 / Jun 05, 2019 / 0 comments

-The National Assembly will look at the demand by a concerned group to legalise marijuana.

Applications for new Electoral Commission commissioners approved

by editor1 / Feb 15, 2019 / 0 comments

The National Assembly has approved the application of Evaristus Evaristus and Gerson Waripi Tjihenuna to become commissioners of the Electoral Commission of Namibia.

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.

Sixteen bills expected to be tabled in the National Assembly this year

by editor1 / Feb 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Sixteen bills are expected to be tabled in the National Assembly this year.

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.

Speaker clears Kuugongelwa-Amadhila after Maamberua spat

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2018 / 0 comments
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National Assembly Speaker Peter Katjavivi has cleared Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila of any wrongdoing in the utterances she directed to a fellow parliamentarian who regarded them as derogatory and demeaning.