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The Trump Cabinet

The Republican candidate who won the presidential election last November, Donald Trump, is expected to be inaugurated later today as America’s 45th President. He has announced most members of his […]

Adama Barrow sworn in as new President of The Gambia

The Gambia got a new president yesterday when Adama Barrow, the surprise winner of the presidential election in December last year, was sworn in at a ceremony in the Gambian […]

Four ministers leave as crisis deepens

The political crisis in Gambia continues this week as current President Yahya Jammeh refuses to stand down after he was defeated in a presidential election last month. The new President, […]

Arthur Sinodinos is new Industry Minister

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has named Greg Hunt as the new Minister for Health and Minister for Sport. He replaces Sussan Ley. Arthur Sinodinos will replace Greg Hunt as Minister […]

Full text of speech by Theresa May on Brexit

Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her broad proposals for the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. She presented 12 priorities and gave a flavour of the way in […]

King Abdullah changes Ministers

King Abdullah II of Jordan has made some changes to his ministries. The list of new ministers as published on the Jordan News Agency (Petra) website is as follows: Mamdouh […]

Iceland gets a new Government

Following the general election in October last year political parties in Iceland have struggled to form a government and at one time there was talk of a possible second election. […]

President starts formation of new government

President Alassane Ouattara has had a busy week. Last week sections of his armed forces rebelled over pay and conditions with the rebellion breaking out in a number of garrisons […]

Canadian PM shuffles ministers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet making six changes. The official press release of the changes as reported on the prime minister’s website is […]

Three new Ministers appointed

President Ali Bongo Ondimba has carried out a reshuffle of three of his ministers. The new appointments are as follows: Pascal Houangni Ambourouet; Minister of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons Edgar Anicet […]

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