Legistech Conference: Mapping the Priorities for Legislative Modernization Strategy

For the first time, Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica) partnered the BussolaTech, a global organization that works in the promotion of institutional modernization and digital transformation in the legislative ecosystem, to organize the LegisTech Forum for Commonwealth Parliaments. The “LegisTech: Commonwealth” conference was held virtually, between January 23rd and 24th, and was divided between Case presentations […]

Former ECOWAS A-G calls for collaboration of Sub-regional Central Bank

Former ECOWAS A-G calls for collaboration of Sub-regional Central Bank Former Auditor-General of ECOWAS Institutions, Dr Alfred Braimah has urged Central Bank of all member States to collaborate towards the efficient functioning of the ECOWAS Payment and Settlement System (EPSS) in the region. Dr Braimah made this known at his paper presentation, titled “The missing […]

ECOWAS Parliament in readiness ahead of Nigeria’s general election –Senator SnoweJr.

ECOWAS Parliament in readiness ahead of Nigeria’s general election –Senator SnoweJr. Ahead of Nigeria’s general elections; Presidential and Parliamentary of February 25, 2023 the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament is ready to observe the election as preparation are far advanced. According to the Chairman of the Political Affairs, Peace, Security and African […]

Vlavonou re-elected Leader of the 9th Parliament of Benin

Vlavonou re-elected Leader of the 9th Parliament of Benin   Members of the 9th Legislature, on February 12, 2023, re-elected the immediate past Speaker of the 8th parliament Louis Gbehounou VLAVONOU as their leader. His re-election came following long hours of break after the installation of 109 parliamentarians through a secret vote held publicly in […]

GUINEA-BISSAU: GOVERNMENT CANNOT FAIL IN THE ORGANIZATION OF THE JUNE LEGISLATIVES

GUINEA-BISSAU: GOVERNMENT CANNOT FAIL IN THE ORGANIZATION OF THE JUNE LEGISLATIVES The President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló stated that the Government “cannot fail” in organizing the next legislative elections, scheduled for June 4. “The next legislative elections are a test of the Government’s organizational capacity and the executive cannot fail these challenges and also […]

Liberia: NEC Rules Out Electronic Voting for 2023 Elections

Liberia: NEC Rules Out Electronic Voting for 2023 Elections The NEC’s support for a manual voting system for the October 10 election comes despite the fact that most election results in the past decade have been contested in court over claims of rigging. The  Chairperson of the National Elections Commission has disclosed that while the […]

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