CPA Parliamentary Academy

Parliament of Namibia

Hon. Peter Katjavivi, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly
Joint CPA Namibia Branch President
Parliament of Namibia
Hon. Lukas Sinimbo Muha, Chairperson of the National Council of Namibia
Joint CPA Namibia Branch President
Parliament of Namibia
Lydia Kandetu, Secretary to the National Assembly
CPA Namibia Branch Secretary
Parliament of Namibia

Joined the Commonwealth: 21 March 1990

CPA Branch formed: 8 August 1990

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral

Parliament website:

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 14

National Assembly: Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs; Committee on Economics and Public Administration; Committee on Management of Natural Resources; Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security; Committee on Gender Equality, Social Development and Family Affairs; Committee on Human Resources and Community Development; Committee on Information, Communication Technology and Innovation; Committee on Public Accounts.

National Council: Committee on Audit; Committee on Public Accounts and Economy; Committee on Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs; Committee on Urban and Rural Development; Committee on Gender, Youth and Information Communications Technology; Committee on Habitat; Committee on Women Caucus.

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Committee on Standing Rules, Orders and Internal Arrangements, Committee on Steering, Committee on Privileges and Immunities.

Articles in The Parliamentarian:


Key Facts

Date of Independence
21 Mar 1990
CPA Branch Formed
08 Aug 1990
Voting Age
First Parliament
21 Mar 1990
Seat of Parliament