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Intel CEO Krzanich resigns over relationship with employee

New York, United States | AFP | Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has resigned over a “past consensual relationship” with an employee that violated a company non-fraternization policy, the technology company announced Thursday. “Given the expectation that all employees will respect Intel’s values and adhere to the company’s code of …

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New Madagascar govt fails to end political strife

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | After weeks of crisis and intervention by the country’s top court, Madagascar now has a unity government supposed to bring rivals together and steer the island nation to elections. But, among the opposition, the mood is sour and resentment still simmers. The government was unveiled …

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Madagascar has new govt after court order: president

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | Madagascar’s president announced Monday that a new government had been appointed following a court ruling, which called for a “consensus” administration to resolve a political crisis sparked by electoral reform. The Indian Ocean nation has been rocked by ongoing anti-government protests that began over new …

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SPAIN: PM Pedro Sanchez unveils a women-dominated cabinet

The ministers in Spain’s new Socialist government Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Spain’s new Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez unveiled Wednesday a women-dominated cabinet which includes an astronaut as science minister. The following is a list of his 17 ministers: Deputy Prime Minister and Equality Minister: Carmen Calvo, former culture …

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Canada looks to stem illegal migration from Nigeria

Montreal, Canada | AFP | Canada is trying to curb the number of asylum seekers from Nigeria who are flooding into Canada via the United States, officials said Monday. About 2,500 migrants, mostly Nigerian nationals, entered Canada illegally in April, bringing the total so far this year to more than …

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New interim government in Gabon: official

Libreville, Gabon | AFP | A new interim government was installed in Gabon on Friday, three days after the former administration resigned over delays in holding legislative elections, a presidency official told AFP. The incoming government will remain in office until the elections, delayed since December 2016, are held. There …

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Parliament tasks government on plight of street children

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Ugandan members of parliament have tasked the government to mitigate the increasing number of street children especially in urban centres. The call followed a motion moved by the chairperson of the parliamentary forum on children Bernard Atiku (Ind., Ayivu) to commemorate street connected children. The …

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Gabon’s government steps down after election delays

Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon’s government resigned on Tuesday, the day after the constitutional court dissolved the national parliament and also called for the country’s leadership to step down over election delays. Prime Minister Emmanuel Issozet Ngondet “submitted the resignation letter of his government following the decision of the constitutional …

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