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Zambia parliament elects first woman speaker

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Lawmakers in Zambia on Friday chose prominent lawyer Nelly Mutti as the country’s first woman Speaker of the National Assembly. Cecilia Mbewe, clerk of the National Assembly, declared Mutti as the Speaker after the nomination went through unopposed. Mutti was duly elected during the first session …

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Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump

Washington, United States | AFP  The US intelligence watchdog briefed lawmakers Thursday about the handling of a whistleblower complaint on alleged behavior by President Donald Trump, and a senior Democrat expressed alarm that the administration refuses to share the complaint with Congress. The allegations, rejected by Trump as “presidential harassment,” have …

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US shutdown extended as crunch vote delayed

Washington, United States | AFP | US lawmakers failed to reach an agreement Sunday on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week as they postponed a crunch vote in the Senate despite marathon negotiations. Although leaders of President Donald Trump’s Republican party and the opposition Democrats …

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US strips Ghana lawmakers of visa privileges

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Former presidents, lawmakers and senior government officials in Ghana will no longer have special privileges for private travel to the United States, Washington’s envoy has said. Until now, such individuals were able to take advantage of “protocol services” where they did not have to physically …

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