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Gabon holds Presidential Election

The west central African state of Gabon will hold its presidential election today. There are 14 registered candidates (although four have dropped out of the race) with incumbent President Ali […]

Update on Council of Ministers

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has sworn in a further thirteen ministers into the Council of Ministers yesterday. All the ministers were from the Nepali Congress and it brings to 26 […]

Supply Minister goes over missing wheat

Khaled Hanafi, Egypt’s Minister of Supply and Internal Trade resigned yesterday after criticism from MPs. The resignation comes after around 200,000 tonnes of wheat was found to be missing from […]

Defence Minister impeached

Iraq’s Defence Minister, Khaled al-Obeidi, has been impeached by the country’s parliament. The vote, which took place yesterday follows questioning earlier this month over corruption allegations. The vote was won […]

Mateja Vraničar Erman is new FinMin

Mateja Vraničar Erman has been nominated as Slovenia’s new Minister of Finance. She will replace Dušan Mramor who resigned last month citing personal reasons. Erman has been state secretary in […]

Argentina plans major business and investment forum

Argentina is planning a major business and investment forum on 12th – 14th September. The initiative is being driven by the country’s new president, Mauricio Macri as he takes the […]

Three new Ministers nominated

Last week President Park Geun-hye carried out a partial reshuffle of her Cabinet. Cho Yoon-sun is to become the new Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Kim Jae-soo will […]

Chahed nominates his new Cabinet

Youssef Chahed, Tunisia’s prime minister designate has nominated his new Cabinet. The incumbent interior, defence and foreign ministers have retained their posts but other positions have changed. There are 36 […]

Parliament approves five new Ministers

Iraq’s parliament has approved five of six nominees presented to them earlier this week. The minister of trade nominee was rejected. However, the appointment of the five ministers is some […]

Energy Minister removed

Archandra Tahar, the recently appointed energy and mineral resources minister, has been removed from his post because he allegedly holds dual US and Indonesian citizenship. Mr Tahar was appointed on […]

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