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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Who is in Museveni’s next cabinet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s The Independent. Features, news analysis. COVER STORY Museveni’s next cabinet: Which opposition politicians are in and what awaits them THE LAST WORD The triumph of colonialism: How European claims to promote `civilisation’ in Africa remain the supreme aim …

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Ethiopia prime minister names new cabinet

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopian new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reshuffled his cabinet Thursday in a bid to stem growing discontent with the long-ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) coalition. Abiy, 42, is the first prime minister to come from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group the Oromo, who …

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Kenyatta names Cabinet, picks Kilonzo High Commissoner to Uganda

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced his full Cabinet, after 85 days of taking oath of office, and named new postings of ambassadors including to Uganda.Ambassador Kiema Kilonzo who has been in Ankara, Turkey will be Kenya’s new High Commissioner to Uganda, taking over …

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Liberia’s Weah makes first cabinet appointments

Monrovia, Liberia | AFP | New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-international footballer Weah was sworn in on Monday at a stadium surrounded …

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THIS WEEK: Uhuru unveils new cabinet

THIS WEEK: Uhuru unveils new cabinet Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Jan.05 unveiled new cabinet dropping thirteen of his cabinet secretaries. In his announcement, he only named those he had retained and forwarded for vetting to the national assembly speaker Justin Muturi. Those retained …

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Nigeria president leads first cabinet meeting in 5 months

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday led his first cabinet meeting for five months after a long stay in London where he received treatment for an undisclosed condition. The 74-year-old retired general, who flew back to Nigeria on August 19 after more than 100 days in …

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Cabinet approves the ratification of the tripartite free trade area

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Cabinet has approved the ratification of the EAC-COMESA-SADC Tripartite Free Area Agreement (FTA), paving way for the implementation of the Agreement. In a Cabinet meeting that took place on Friday 4th August 2017, members unanimously agreed that Uganda was ready to start the implementation of …

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