PNAfrica Workshop: PMOs Urged to Network to Improve Parliamentary Openness

The Program Manager of Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica), Mr. Gilbert Boyefio has called on parliamentary engagement and monitoring organizations (PEMOs) to network among themselves to strengthen parliamentary openness. Boyefio made the call during a workshop on Open Parliament Engagement and Monitoring in West Africa (OPEN West Africa) organized by the PNAfrica which took place recently at the Hawthorn Suites, Abuja. […]

PNAfrica and CACIT act for a more open Parliament in Togo

In Togo, it is difficult to see civil society organizations working with parliament. Added to this is the lack of a forum that encourages collaboration between the two entities to identify common challenges in the work they do. To help solve these problems, Parliamentary Network Africa ( PNAfrica ) and the Coalition of Associations against Impunity in […]

Reaching and empowering a critical generation the GCA way

Every decision taken today by policymakers affects a youth today and tomorrow. It is therefore important to ensure that the people that will bear the blunt repercussions of today’s decisions tomorrow are given the opportunity to have a say in that decision-making process. It is a basic requirement that all functioning democracies need to be […]

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE: Déclaration du Réseau de Presse Parlementaire Africaine (APPN) sur la résolution des questions qui ont conduit à la suspension de la session électorale du PAP.

Le Réseau de presse parlementaire africaine (APPN) salue l’intervention du Conseil exécutif de l’Union africaine (UA), le Président de la Commission de l’Union africaine, S.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, et les autres organes politiques de l’UA qui travaillent assidûment et harmonieusement pour assurer que l’incompréhension qui a conduit à la perturbation des travaux de la quatrième […]

PRESS RELEASE: Statement by the African Parliamentary Press Network (APPN) on resolution of issues that led to the suspension of PAP election session.

The African Parliamentary Press Network (APPN) commends the intervention of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the other policy organs of the AU in working assiduously and harmoniously to ensure that the misunderstanding that led to disruption of proceedings at the […]


I keep wondering why upon the presentation of the budget, Parliament seems to be content with restricting its arguments on the Income side of the budget, focusing on the Sovereign levies other than the Expenditure side. Are we letting Governments spend the money as they please? Taxation is used not just to raise revenue, but […]

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