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Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected as Somalian president

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somalian parliament on Sunday chose Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country’s new president in a third-round runoff in an election that has been delayed for over a year. The 67-year-old Mohamud, former Somalian president in 2012-2017, won 214 votes from lawmakers, defeating incumbent President Mohamed …

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Court upholds victory of Aruu South MP Christopher Komakech

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has upheld the election of Christopher Komakech, as the Aruu South Member of Parliament. The decision stems from an application filed by Komakech challenging a decision by Justice Tadeo Asiimwe, throwing him out of parliament. Komakech run for the Aruu …

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Macron’s re-election gives EU dose of consistency in turbulent times

Paris, France | Xinhua | Emmanuel Macron’s election Sunday to a second five-year term as French president gives Europe a dose of consistency during its most tumultuous period in decades, analysts have said. With European countries facing the widespread repercussions of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and battling to recover …

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NIMD, politicians question the future of IPOD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The future of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD is uncertain as its facilitators and member political parties accuse government of failing to implement resolutions. IPOD was formed through a three year Memorandum of Understating in 2017, with fourteen objectives including, fostering and facilitating peaceful …

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Zimbabwe courts Uganda support on PAP presidency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of the Zimbabwean Parliament Jacob Francis Nzwidamililo Mudenda has appealed to Uganda for support in the coming Pan African Parliament (PAP) Presidency election. The continental assembly is currently headed by Zimbabwe’s Chief Fortune Charumbira as acting President, after elections for a substantive President …

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