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The Secretariat of the Pan-African Parliament provides administrative support to the Pan-African Parliament.


The secretariat is composed of a clerk and two deputy clerks. One deputy clerk is in charge of "Finance, Administration and Human Resources" and the other is responsible for "Legislative Business and Conferences".[1]

As head of the secretariat, the clerk supervises it staff, organises elections of presidents and vice presidents, takes minutes of proceedings of parliament and permanent committees and authenticates votes of each sitting by signature. The clerk is responsible to parliament for accounting issues and manages its daily administration.[citation needed]

As of January 2024, the members of the secretariat are:[1]

Position Name Notes
Clerk Lindiwe Khumalo
Deputy Clerk in charge of Legislative Business and Conferences Gali Massa Harou
Deputy Clerk in charge of Finance, Administration and Human Resources Kenneth Akibate Acting


  1. ^ a b "Secretariat". Pan-African Parliament. Retrieved 28 January 2024.