By Frederick Stapenhurst,Rasheed Draman,Andrew Imlach,Alexander Hamilton,Cindy Kroon

Some of the main far-reaching and cutting edge parliamentary reform is going on in Africa. whereas those reforms will not be but frequent around the continent, parliaments in a few African international locations are announcing their independence as policymakers, as overseers of presidency and because the dad or mum of electorate’ rights and needs.

This e-book provides contemporary reforms in chosen African parliaments – Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Benin, Zambia, Ethiopia, Liberia and Nigeria. It additionally offers cross-cutting suggestions by means of African parliaments – in scuffling with corruption, in delivering improvement to elements and in combatting weather switch. the various chapters are authored by way of African MPs themselves, making this a booklet ‘by MPs for MPs’, in addition to being of curiosity to scholars and students of African Politics, and to these overseas associations that aid parliamentary development.

African Parliamentary Reform is a joint initiative by means of the area financial institution Institute, the Commonwealth Parliamentary organization and the Parliamentary Centre (Africa).

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