The Attorney-General of the Republic of Namibia is appointed in terms of Article 86 of the Namibia Constitution.

In accordance with Article 87 of the Namibian Constitution, the powers and functions of the Attorney-General shall be:

  1. to exercise the final responsibility for the office of the Prosecutor-General;
  2. to be the principal legal adviser to the President and Government;
  3. to take all action necessary for the protection and upholding of the Constitution;
  4. to perform all such functions and duties as may be assigned to the Attorney-General by Act of Parliament.


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The Attorney-General

Honourable Dr. Albert Kawana
Member of Parliament (MP)
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  • A-G partners with NASFAF
    The Office of the Attorney-General concluded a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the NASFAF.
    The partnership will enable both organisations to co-fund Students’ Post Graduate Education in specialist Law Programmes in Cyber law, Human Rights, International law, Labour Relations, Business and Corporate law.
    The partnership is in line with the Attorney General’s Office funding needs & designed criteria, and in accordance with time-frames required by the applicable Institution of Higher Learning.
    Applicants must be staff members of the Office of the Attorney General.
  • A-G meets Society of Advocates
    The Attorney General had lunch with the members of the Council of Society of Advocate in February 2016.
    The purpose of the lunch was to foster a good working relationship with the members of the Bar with a view to improve the delivery of quality legal services, strengthen our collective effort to the rule of law and justice for all.
    This will assist our legal institutions.
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