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Malian President appoints new Cabinet

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali has carried out a major reshuffle of his Cabinet introducing ten new members into the 35 member team. At the weekend he appointed Tieman […]

Petroleum and Energy Minister appointed

President Adama Barrow of The Gambia has continued his appointment of ministers. Yesterday he appointed Fafa Sanyang as his new Minister of Petroleum and Energy. The process of appointing ministers […]

President imposes State of Emergency

Egypt’s Cabinet has declared a three month state of emergency across the whole country two days after 46 people were killed in bombings of Coptic Christian churches. The move has […]

Bruno Tshibala is new controversial PM

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila has appointed Bruno Tshibala as his new Prime Minister. Former Prime Minister Samy Badibanga resigned on 6th April. Tshibala was […]

Opposition win majority of seats in General Election

President Adama Barrow’s former party, the United Democratic Party (UDP), took the majority of seats in last Thursday’s general election. Barrow had resigned from the UDP to stand as an […]

Jim Carr to cover for Judy Foote

Jim Carr the Minister of Natural Resources is to take on the additional portfolio of Minister of Public Services and Procurement whilst Judy Foote takes a leave of absence. The […]

King appoints new Cabinet

King Mohammed VI has appointed a 39 strong Cabinet to be led by Saad Eddine El Othmani. The appointments come five months after the general election and following the appointment […]

Gambia elects a new National Assembly

Gambians go to the polls today to elect a new National Assembly just over five months after they elected Adama Barrow as their new President after 23 years of rule […]

Ruling party consolidates hold of parliament

The ruling right-wing Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has consolidated its hold on the country’s 101 seat National Assembly by taking 55 seats and 49.17% of the vote in last […]

Parliament to be dissolved on 11th April

Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas has announced that parliament will be dissolved on 11th April. No date for the general election has been announced but it is expected […]

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