Governing Starts With the People

[MISA-Swaziland]In theory, when a citizen votes for a parliamentary representative, that representative is meant to embody the will of the person who voted for him or her. Phakama Shili, advocacy officer at Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland), writes a weekly column for the Swazi Observer. The column, ‘Constitutionally Speaking’, considers human rights and the quest for democracy in Swaziland. Read on for this week’s article on how to create a more responsive government