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Hassan Ali Khaire appointed Prime Minister

Recently elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed Hassan Ali Khaire to be Somalia’s next prime minister. Hassan Ali Khaire (49) went to school in Mogadishu and then moved to […]

Health minister dies

Austrian Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser has died after a long battle with abdominal cancer; she was just 53 years old. Minister of Social Affairs Alois Stöger has been acting in […]

Jack Guy Lafontant appointed Prime Minister

Recently elected President Jovenel Moïse has announced that he has asked Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant to be Haiti’s new Prime Minister. Lafontant (56), a political novice is a gastroenterologist, professor […]

WTO achieve TFA

The first Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) came into force yesterday when the World Trade Organisation (WTO) gathered the two-thirds acceptance it needed from its 164 members. The full text of […]

President Adama Barrow announces more ministerial appointments

President Adama Barrow is continuing with the appointment of his Cabinet. Six more ministers were appointed yesterday. That should leave two vacancies to fill; Petroleum and Energy. The latest appointments […]

President delivers his first State of the Nation Address

The new President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has delivered his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). The full text of the speech which was delivered to parliament […]

President sacks Agriculture Minister in Maizegate scandal

President Peter Mutharika has sacked his Agriculture Minister for alleged involvement in a developing scandal which has been dubbed Maizegate. George Chaponda is said to be involved in a maize […]

PM changes four ministries

Following the recent resignation of Romania’s Justice Minister Prime Minister Mihai Sorin Grindeanu has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet bringing in three new ministers. The changes as recorded […]

Presidential election goes to second round on 2nd April

Despite delays in getting a final result following last Sunday’s general election, it now looks clear that there will be a second round runoff for the post of president on […]

President Aliyev appoints wife as VP

President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, as First Vice-President of Azerbaijan. Mehriban Aliyeva (52) was elected to the National Assembly in 2005 but apart from that does […]

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