Composition of Parliament

Updated June 2007

Country Legislature
ANGOLA President and National Assembly (the Angolan constitution has no explicit clause stating the composition of Parliament, but the legislative powers given to the present imply that the Presidency is a component of Parliament)
BOTSWANA President and the National Assembly, acting in certain cases after consultation with the House of Chiefs
DRC National Assembly and Senate
LESOTHO King, National Assembly and Senate
MADAGASCAR National Assembly and Senate
MALAWI President and National Assembly
MAURITIUS President and National Assembly
MOZAMBIQUE President and Assembly of the Republic (the Mozambican constitution has no explicit clause stating the composition of Parliament, but the legislative powers given to the present imply that the Presidency is a component of Parliament)
NAMIBIA President and National Assembly; the assent of the National Council is required for certain legislation
SEYCHELLES National Assembly
SOUTH AFRICA National Assembly and National Council of Provinces
SWAZILAND King-in-Parliament; Parliament consists of House of Assembly and Senate
TANZANIA President and National Assembly (Bunge)
ZAMBIA President and National Assembly
ZANZIBAR Autonomous territory within the United Republic of Tanzania. President and House of Representatives
ZIMBABWE President, House of Assembly and Senate