Adapting the Parliamentary Process in South Africa During the Covid-19 Pandemic
About the Parliament of South Africa. Written on September, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of daily life, and the functioning of governments and legislative bodies has been no exception. In South Africa, the pandemic has forced the Parliament to adapt to new ways of working, adopting virtual platforms for meetings and taking other measures to ensure the continuity of their operations. This essay explores the steps taken by the Parliament of South Africa to continue its work during the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, as well as the implications of these adaptations for the future of parliamentary processes in the country.