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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

FinMin goes in major Cabinet reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma has carried out a major reshuffle of his Cabinet. The major casualty is the highly respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan who has gone after days of speculation. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Ministry and Minister for Family Affairs

In his State of the Nation speech in February President Danny Faure announced that he was planning the creation of a new ministry to be called the Ministry for Family […]

Sok An dies and is replaced by Bin Chhin

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Bin Chhin as Acting Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers. He replaces Sok An […]

King sacks PM as post-election stalemate continues

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has decided to dismiss Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. The decision was taken after the prime minister had failed, after five months, to form a new […]

Cabinet named but not yet installed

President Jovenel Moïse has now appointed his prime minister, Jean Guy Lafontant, and a Cabinet composed of 18 ministers including 5 women. The prime minister has announced a government programme […]

Jaitley back as joint Finance and Defence Minister

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is to take on the Defence portfolio after Manohar Parrikar stood down to become Chief Minister of Goa. Although the BJP were not the largest […]

Minister resigns after 40 children die in blaze

Carlos Rodas, Guatemala’s Minister for Social Welfare has resigned following a blaze last Wednesday at a government run children’s centre which killed 40 children. The minister had remained in post […]

Cabinet changes

King Tupou VI has made a number of ministerial changes on the recommendations of Prime Minister Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva. This follows the sacking of the Finance Minister last week after […]

PM sacks four ministers

Prime Minister Edi Rama has dismissed four of his ministers but has made clear that they have left to help with the preparations for the general election which has been […]

Court confirms impeachment of Park Geun-hye

South Korea’s Constitutional Court has upheld a decision by the country’s parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye. The ruling, which removes her from office, takes immediate effect and removes her […]

President appoints Enrique Manalo as interim Foreign Minister

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed a career diplomat, Enrique Manalo, as interim Foreign Minister. The move came after parliament rejected the appointment of Perfecto Yasay after questions over his citizenship. Yasay […]

FinMin sacked

Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva has dismissed his Minister of Finance, Dr ‘Aisake Eke. The Minister was informed yesterday that the prime minister would want his resignation by 9 a.m. this […]