Democrat Union of Africa

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The Democrat Union of Africa is an alliance of centre-right political parties in Africa. Founded in Dakar, Senegal, in 1997, it is affiliated to the global International Democrat Union.[1]

Member parties[edit]

Full members[edit]

Country Party Abbr Color Upper house legislative seats Lower house legislative seats Status
 Côte d'Ivoire Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire – African Democratic Rally PDCI-RDA Green Unicameral legislature only
76 / 255
Junior party in government coalition
 Ghana New Patriotic Party NPP Red, Blue, and White Unicameral legislature only
123 / 275
In opposition
 Kenya Democratic Party DP Red
0 / 67
0 / 349
Extra-parliamentary opposition
 Lesotho Basotho National Party BNP Blue, White, Red, and Green Senate members are tribal leaders or appointees
5 / 120
In opposition
 Liberia Unity Party UP Green and Maroon
10 / 30
25 / 73
In government
 Malawi People's Party PP Orange, Black & White Unicameral legislature only
26 / 193
In opposition
 Namibia Democratic Turnhalle Alliance DTA Blue and Red Unicameral legislature only
5 / 96
In opposition
 Seychelles New Democratic Party NDP Blue Unicameral legislature only
0 / 31
Extra-parliamentary opposition
 Sierra Leone People's Movement for Democratic Change PMDC Green, Orange Unicameral legislature only
0 / 112
Extra-parliamentary opposition
 Tanzania Party for Democracy and Progress CHADEMA Red, Blue, and White Unicameral legislature only
49 / 353
In opposition
 Uganda Democratic Party DP Green Unicameral legislature only
12 / 375
In opposition
 Uganda Forum for Democratic Change FDC Blue Unicameral legislature only
34 / 375
In opposition

Observer members[edit]

Country Party Abbr Color Upper house legislative seats Lower house legislative seats Status
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Union for Democracy and Social Progress UDPS Yellow, Red, and Blue
0 / 108
41 / 500
In opposition
 Mozambique Democratic Movement of Mozambique MDM Orange Unicameral legislature only
8 / 250
In opposition

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Burnell, Peter J. (2006). Globalizing Democracy: Party Politics in Emerging Democracies. London: Taylor & Francis. p. 153. ISBN 978-0-415-40184-5. 

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