The Kenyan Delegation attending the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Conference in Zanzibar, Tanzania, this morning led other regional legislators in strongly condemning the wave of anti-foreigner violence that has hit the South African Capital, Johannesburg among other cities in the country.The violence that broke out in Jeppestown, Johannesburg on September 1, has led to several deaths and massive destruction of property.
Parliamentary Forum Roots for Legislative Interventions on ICT to Encourage Citizen Engagement in the Legislative Process.
Participants of the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Conference in Zanzibar Tanzania, have underscored the need to make legislative interventions so as to enhance public engagement by the citizentry, as well as encourage young citizens who are more ICT savvy to participate in the legislative process.
Calls for African Legislatures to Embrace information Technology in their operations dominate CPA Regional Meet
The 50th Annual conference of CPA, Africa Region kicked off today in Zanzibar, Tanzania, with calls on Regional Legislatures to embrace Information technology as a necessary ingredient for advancing Parliamentary democracy, dominating the opening ceremony.
Kenya and Jordan are set to establish close parliamentary collaboration in an effort to enhance the flourishing relations between the two countries which have are also collaborating on the war against violent extremism and terrorism which has hard hit their respective regions.
The National Assembly Mourns Governor (Dr.) Joyce Laboso, Governor, Bomet County and Hon. Ken Okoth; Urges For Action To Combat Cancer
The National Assembly this afternoon mourned Kibra MP, Hon. Kenneth Okoth and Bomet Governor, Hon. (Dr.) Joyce Laboso, amid calls for development of a strategy to combat the scourge of cancer, through which the two outstanding leaders lost their lives. In their honour, the House also observed a minute of silence.
Kenya and Egypt have agreed to employ Parliamentary Diplomacy as a tool for fostering partnership towards enhanced trade and collaboration in Security. The move is in consonance with the recent resolution by nations within the continent to pursue enhanced intra African trade ties