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Pan African Parliament wants Malabo Protocol reviewed

Midrand, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | African Legislators are concerned that given the slow pace of ratification of the Malabo Protocol, the Pan African Parliament might never acquire full legislative authority and only remain as an advisory organ. With only five ratifications since its adoption in 2014,out of 28 …

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Put land in the hands of women – PAP MPs

MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA | GODFREY SSALI | Women legislators of theAfrican continenthave decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority population on the continent who account for 80 of food production in Africa, they continue to …

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PAP moots Model Police Act for Africa

Midrand, SOUTH AFRICA: African legislators have kick-started the process of developing legislation on policing in Africa. Titled, “The Draft Model Police Act”, the proposed legislation addresses issues of governance, human rights and justice. It also spells out the role, functions, powers and duties of a police officer including appointment, promotion, …

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Pan African Parliament MPs call for review of SDGs

  MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were rolled out by the UN are not well tuned to Africa’s development challenges, MPs of the Pan African Parliament have said. The United Nations General Assembly adopted in September 2015 a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure …

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LATIGO: Domesticate the draft anti-terrorism bill developed for Africa

African parliaments have been urged to be at the forefront of combating terrorism and violent extremism, by ratifying and implementing anti terrorism laws. Terrorism was a top item on the agenda at the Pan African Parliament session in Midrand, South Africa on Wednesday, with Uganda’s Prof. Ogenga-Latigo saying that every country hould domesticate …

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MPs attacked again in South Africa

  MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: An armed attack Sunday night on Pan African Parliament (PAP) legislators in Midrand, South Africa, has threatened to derail deliberations, with members asking the PAP President Roger Nkodo to put aside the order of business of the day and address the security concerns. The thugs trailed …

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