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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 Energy and Agriculture Ministers appointed

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has replaced two of his ministers, in agriculture and energy, in order to spend time on the general election which is due to take place on […]

Agriculture Minister resigns citing end of peace deal

South Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture, Lam Akol, has resigned his portfolio. In his resignation statement the minister who is also leader of the opposition Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-Democratic Change (SPLM-DC) […]

Water Minister sacked

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has relieved his Minister of Water and Electricity, Abdullah Al-Hossain, of his duties according to a royal decree issued on Saturday evening. The king has […]

Patrick Ralotsia appointed Minister of Agriculture

President Ian Khama has accepted the resignation of Minister of Agriculture, Christian De Graaff. The Minister was flown to India in March for an undisclosed illness and had not attended […]

Alexander Tkachev is new Minister of Agriculture

President Vladimir Putin has appointed Alexander Tkachev as the new Minister of Agriculture. He replaces Nikolai Fedorov who has been made a Presidential Adviser. Alexander Nikolayevich Tkachev (Tkachyov) (54) has […]

Yoshimasa Hayashi resumes Agriculture portfolio

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lost his third Minister in six months as a result of a funding scandal. The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Koya Nishikawa, has resigned […]

Kátia Abreu is new Minister of Agriculture

President Dilma Rousseff has appointed Kátia Abreu as her new Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. Abreu (52) is a controversial figure with environmentalists for her strong defence of small […]

New Cabinet announced

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has approved a new Cabinet following the Presidential election which took place on 25th May. The Cabinet remains much the same apart from three new appointments to […]

Agriculture Minister resigns

Minister of Agriculture, Vigilijus Jukna, wrote yesterday to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius tendering his resignation. The letter suggests that the Minister has resigned for family reasons, although last week his […]

New Cabinet announced

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has announced the names of his new Cabinet. The announcement was made in the form of a letter to Speaker of Parliament Laszlo Kövér. The following […]