Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Parlement de la République démocratique du Congo
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Type
Type
HousesNational Assembly
Senate
Leadership
Modeste Bahati Lukwebo
since 5 March 2021
Christophe Pwanga
since 3 February 2021
Seats608 members (500 and 108)
Elections
single-member constituency and proportional party open list
indirectly elected
Meeting place
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Palais du Peuple (Kinshasa)
Website
www.assemblee-nationale.cd
www.senat.cd

Coordinates: 4°19′56″S 15°18′11″E / 4.3322°S 15.3031°E / -4.3322; 15.3031

The Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo consists of two chambers:

The most recent Parliament was inaugurated on January 28, 2019.[1][2][3]

History

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By 28 May 2021, 32 members of the DRC parliament, making up 5% of the MPs, died due to COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "After Election Upheaval, DRC Inaugurates New Parliament | Voice of America - English".
  2. ^ "After election upheaval, DR Congo inaugurates new parliament".
  3. ^ "After election upheaval, DR Congo inaugurates new Parliament".
  4. ^ "COVID-19 kills 32 members of Congo's parliament". Reuters. 2021-05-28. Retrieved 2021-09-20. - The article disambiguates which Congo it is: "Thirty-two members of parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo,[...]"