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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jack Guy Lafontant appointed Prime Minister

Recently elected President Jovenel Moïse has announced that he has asked Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant to be Haiti’s new Prime Minister. Lafontant (56), a political novice is a gastroenterologist, professor […]

President Adama Barrow announces more ministerial appointments

President Adama Barrow is continuing with the appointment of his Cabinet. Six more ministers were appointed yesterday. That should leave two vacancies to fill; Petroleum and Energy. The latest appointments […]

President Adama Barrow presents ten new Ministers

President Adama Barrow has started to form his new government and yesterday ten ministers were sworn into office. They include people who had been imprisoned by former president, Yahya Jammeh. […]

Social Democrats name their new Government

Following the 11th December general election the centre-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the centre-right Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) have agreed a programme for a new coalition and […]

Bill English appoints his Cabinet

Prime Minister Bill English has named his new Cabinet. The full list of the Cabinet as published on the Beehive website is as follows: Bill English Prime Minister, Minister for […]

President Michel Aoun announces new Cabinet

Following discussions with Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Saad Hariri, President Michel Aoun has announced a new 30 member Cabinet. Only one party chose not to be part of […]

New government announced in Guinea Bissau

Recently appointed Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embaló has announced the members of his Cabinet who were sworn in to office yesterday afternoon. There are 37 members of the government with […]

PM announces new Cabinet

Italy’s new Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, has acted quickly to form his Cabinet following his appointment on Sunday by President Sergio Mattarella. Many of the Cabinet have retained their portfolios […]

PM presents his new Cabinet

Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has presented his new Cabinet which consists of 15 members. This will be the prime minister’s sixth Cabinet since taking office in 2011 […]

VP Leni Robredo resigns from Cabinet

Vice President Leni Robredo has resigned her Cabinet post following differences in principles and values with President Duterte. Here is the full statement from the Vice-President as published on her […]

Duško Marković and Cabinet approved by Parliament

Duško Marković, a close ally of former prime minister and Montenegrin leader for most of the past 25 years, Milo Đukanović, has been approved, along with his proposed Cabinet by […]

Denmark gets a new Cabinet and Government

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has named a new coalition Cabinet, bringing in two new coalition partners. In the general election in June last year the prime minister’s Liberal Party […]

PM presents 14 member Cabinet

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has announced the list of his fourteen member Cabinet. President Dalia Grybauskaitė is interviewing all of the candidates for the portfolios today. According to the constitution […]

Kvirikashvili names new Cabinet

Following the general election held on 8th October Acting Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has announced his new Cabinet with five posts changing hands and 13 remaining with the same holders. […]

President dismisses his Cabinet in accordance with the Conakry Agreement

President José Mário Vaz has announced the dismissal of his Cabinet in accordance with the Conakry Agreement which was signed on 14th October. The agreement follows a sustained period of […]

Parliament approves new Cabinet and Programme of Government

The Kyrgyz parliament has approved a new Cabinet and their programme of government. The move came after the party loyal to the president, the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK), […]

Mariano Rajoy names 13 member Cabinet

Spain’s newly appointed Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has announced his 13 member Cabinet which includes six new ministers. The list of the new Cabinet as derived from several sources is […]

Parliament approves new Government in Croatia

Croatia’s parliament has approved the new centre-right Cabinet by 91 votes for with three abstentions and 45 voting against. The new government will be a coalition of Andrej Plenković’s centre-right […]

New Cabinet announced

President Ali Bongo Ondimba has appointed a new 40 member Cabinet led by Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet. The move comes after the disputed presidential election and despite the president […]

Edgar Lungu starts to build his Cabinet

Recently re-elected President Edgar Lungu has started the work of building his Cabinet. To date sixteen ministers have been appointed. An official announcement says the president is making “structural changes […]

Cabinet formation almost complete

President Serzh Sargsyan has nearly completed the appointment of his new Cabinet after the resignation of Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan and appointment of Karen Karapetyan on 8th September. The new […]