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Deputy Speaker Loide Kasingo leads delegation to Pan-African Parliament session

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The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Loide Kasingo, is heading a delegation to the Extraordinary Session of the Sixth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament at the parliament's headquarters in Midrand, South Africa. 

The session is scheduled to run from March 20th to March 27th, 2024.

The purpose of the Extraordinary Session is to conduct elections to fill vacant positions in the Bureau of the Pan-African Parliament. 

The election is scheduled to occur on Monday next week.

National Assembly debate on ECN appointments

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Swapo Chief Whip in the National Assembly, Hamunyera Hambyuka, moved a motion without notice urging for consideration and approval of Gerson Tjihenuna and Pius Iikwambi as members of the Electoral Commission of Namibia, nominated by the President under Section 6 of the Electoral Act for a five-year term. 

The motion seeks to ensure fairness, impartiality, and transparency in election processes. 

Hambyuka emphasised the importance of approving the nominated members, highlighting their relevant experience outlined in their curriculum vitae.

MPs call for recognition of Late Hompa Kandjimi-Hauwanga

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The story of Late Hompa Kandjimi-Hauwanga, who is considered a remarkable figure from the VaKwangali community, unfolded as Member of Parliament Hamunyera Hambyuka passionately moved a motion demanding recognition of his significant role and called for the repatriation of his remains and those of other Namibians from Germany.

"He fought against the enemy of Namibia and Africa as a whole. His death also marked the fall of the Ukwangali empire, and his warriors were known for conquering other kingdoms in Kavango and southern Angola."