Democracy is a word that is enshrined to the very early civilization of mankind. It is derived from two Greek words, ‘Demos’ which means people, and ‘Kratos’ which means power. A composite of both is translated as ‘People’s power’ or the ‘power of the people’ (Ober 2007: p. 2). People attach different meaning to democracy. For instance, Abraham Lincoln famously described a democratic government as, ‘a government of the people, by the people and for the people. In some countries, it is exercised directly by the citizens, this form of democracy is known as direct democracy. In other countries, it is exercised through elected agents or what is referred to as indirect democracy or representative democracy. The paper is set to compare two different countries and how each of them institutionalizes the aspect of democracy.