Launch of Gambia’s Network of Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations (NEPMOG)

Parliamentary Network Africa’s Gambia Country Program and its partners in The Gambia officially launched the Network of Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations, The Gambia (NEPMOG) in 2023. The launch was held at The Gambia National Assembly Auditorium under the theme, “Improving Partnerships and Collaboration between the National Assembly and Civil Society.” PNAfrica made its first physical presence […]

SPREADING THE INFLUENCE: PNAfrica’s Grantee Project Supports 6 PMOs IN 6 Countries with $60,000

PNAfrica with funding support from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), issued subgrants to six Parliamentary Monitoring Organisation (PMO) Networks in West Africa– Liberia, Niger, Benin, Togo, Nigeria, and Côte D’Ivoire, with each network receiving a sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000). This follows the completion of the first phase of the Open Parliament Engagements […]

The Africa Open Parliament Index (OPI) Change Stories

The Open Parliament Index (OPI) is a legislative transparency tool developed to assess the level of openness – transparency, accountability, and citizen inclusion – in African parliaments. In 2022, the maiden edition of the OPI was published, measuring 13 national parliaments in West Africa. What are the objectives of the OPI? There are three main […]

Telling the Impact Story of APMON

History and Background of APMON: The Africa Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations Network (APMON) is a network of non-governmental organizations and coalitions of civil society organizations that monitors the work of and/or regularly engages national, subnational, and regional parliaments across Africa. APMON is committed to enhancing parliamentary transparency, accountability, and citizen inclusion in parliamentary work across the […]

The Parliamentary Newspaper: Telling the Inside Stories from Local, Regional to the Continental

Leaving no stone unturned in giving visibility to parliamentary-related issues, PN Africa has published content to promote open parliaments in the Parliamentary Newspaper over the years. another sector managed by the organization as a means of dissemination of information. The Parliamentary Newspaper began as an advocacy newspaper in 2015 intended to bridge the communication gap […]

Strengthening PMO Networks for Civic Participation and Parliamentary Accountability

In 2023, the Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica), a Civil Society Organization championing Open Parliament in Africa, embarked on several projects to strengthen civil society capacity and networking for the advancement of civic participation, parliamentary transparency and accountability across national and regional legislatures. These activities were necessitated following some recommendations made in its maiden edition of […]

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