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Close result expected in general election today

A general election is being held today a year early after Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigned following the failure of his GERB party’s presidential candidate, Tsetska Tsacheva, to win the […]

Four Ministers appointed

Albania’s parliament has approved four new ministers who are replacing other ministers sent off to fight the forthcoming general election on 18th June. The new ministers are as follows: Fatmir […]

Magufuli appoints new Justice and Information Ministers

President John Magufuli has sacked his Minister of Information, Culture, Artists and Sports, Nape Nnauye, and replaced him with Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe the Constitutional Affairs and Justice Minister. Professor Palamagamba […]

Francisco Guterres elected President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres of the left-wing Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) has won the presidential election in the first round in East Timor. Guterres, who was beaten by […]

Interior Minister goes over family employment revelations

France’s Minister of the Interior Bruno Le Roux has been forced to resign his portfolio just two months before a general election. Le Roux is under investigation following allegations that […]

Somalia gets a new Cabinet

Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre has announced a new Cabinet of 27 Ministers. The Cabinet has yet to be approved by parliament. The full list of the new Cabinet […]

King appoints new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has asked former foreign minister Saad Eddine El Othmani from the Justice and Development Party (PJD) to try and form a government. The move comes after […]

East Timor votes for a new President

The 743,214 voters of East Timor (Timor-Leste) have gone to the polls today to elect a new president. They are voting across 941 polling stations between 7 a.m. and 3 […]

President appoints new Agriculture Minister

President Salva Kiir has appointed Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec as the new Minister of Agriculture. The appointment fills a vacancy caused in August last year when the former minister left the […]

General election date confirmed for 7th March 2018

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs for Sierra Leone tabled two statutory instruments in parliament this week that will set the date for presidential, parliamentary and local elections as […]

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