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Speaker Lusaka rallies support for countries hit by Cyclone Idai

DOHA, Qatar | 6 April - The Kenyan delegation to the 140th Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) led by Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka has called for urgent international action in support of southern African countries hit by Cyclone Idai.

 

While addressing delegates at the Africa geopolitical caucus meeting - ahead of the 140th General Assembly - Speaker Lusaka strongly supported inclusion of the proposed emergency item by Netherlands.

African Parliamentary Researchers Seek the Establishment of a Regional Association

Parliamentary Researchers from across the continent are now seeking higher recognition of their duties in driving the Legislative process, calling for deliberate entrenchment of the Legislative Research Departments across African Parliaments. This is part of the resolutions that were adopted at the close of the four-day Inaugural Africa Parliamentary Researcher’s Conference in Nairobi, last evening.

The inaugural Africa Parliamentary Researchers Conference

The inaugural African Parliamentary Researchers Conference brings together research officers serving in Parliaments in Africa at both the national and sub-national levels.  Invitation to the Conference is open to Researchers serving in National Parliaments and in State, Provincial or County Legislatures as well as other interested research institutions, local Universities and individual researchers.