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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 […]

Lenín Moreno elected President of Ecuador

President Rafael Correa’s candidate Lenín Moreno has been declared the winner in last Sunday’s presidential election second round runoff. Lenín Moreno of the left-wing PAIS Alliance took 51.15% of the […]

Duterte dismisses Interior and Local Government Secretary

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has dismissed his Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary citing corruption allegations. The press release as published on the Presidential Communications Operations Office website is […]

Two new Ministers appointed

President Klaus Iohannis has sworn in two new ministers. Gratiela Gavrilescu moves from Minister of Relations with Parliament to become the new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment. […]

Vučić on course to win Presidential Election in first round

Serbia’s Electoral Commission has announced preliminary results for yesterday’s presidential election which would appear to show a clear victory for Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić in the first round. With 56.56% […]

Interior Minister sacked

President Horacio Cartes has sacked his Minister of Interior Miguel Tadeo Rojas and Commander of the National Police following riots over the weekend in which one young activist was killed. […]

PM publishes roadmap details for Trade and Economy

Last week Haiti’s new Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant handed out to each of his ministers a ‘roadmap’ of actions he wants to see completed. Haiti Libre has published in […]

Second round runoff today to decide the new President for Ecuador

Ecuador returns to the polls today in a second round runoff in the presidential election. Lenín Moreno of the ruling left-wing PAIS Alliance is facing Guillermo Lasso of the centre-right […]

Aleksandar Vučić on course to be elected President today

Serbia goes to the polls today to vote in their presidential election. The result is almost certainly to be decided in a first round with current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić […]

Armenia holds a General Election today

Armenians will be voting in a general election today for the first time since a constitutional referendum in 2015 which made the country a parliamentary republic, turning its back on […]