Question time in Parliament: who asks, who answers, and what does it all mean?
In this edition of Perspectives on Parliament, we take a look at what the National Assembly achieved in 2017. This includes an in-depth discussions of a selection of important bills, as well as a brief description of every bill that passed the house.
Government recently introduced a new law to regulate the creation and operation of a national lottery. An older law on this already exists, but the new one adds more details. The idea behind the lottery is that it would be a way for the government to raise revenue — specifically for fighting poverty under the […]
Read all tabled bills here
Read government’s new policies here
Parliament’s seemingly massive decline in funding is really just an accounting trick.
We discuss some laws that will be discussed, and highlight issues to look out for
For a few years now, IPPR has worked on a project called Democracy Report that focuses on the work of Parliament, analysing the bills that are in front of the house and explaining them to Namibians. This year the project enters a new phase, and so changes are coming to how we do things. Of course, […]
With MPs facing a November 30 deadline to declare their assets, the IPPR takes a closer look at the issue
The Swapo Chief Whip’s opinion piece on rating MPs