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Date.

20 Jul 2019

Author.

Ndapwa Alweendo and Rakkel Andreas

Series.

Democracy Report

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How to Participate in Government

Perspectives on Parliament

Namibian citizens have a constitutional right to vote in National Elections every five years, and therefore choose the members of the National Assembly. In this way, they are able to influence the composition of the legislature and the executive, as Cabinet members are traditionally chosen from the National Assembly.

This bulletin looks at the importance of citizen participation in government, and the forms which this participation can take.