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Civil servants given ultimatum to resign before joining politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All civil servants who are aspiring for parliamentary seats in the forthcoming general elections have been instructed to relinquish their current positions by July 12, 2020. The instruction was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya through a …

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Burundi’s Ndayishimiye sworn in

  Gitega, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in the capital on Thursday, assuming the helm of a troubled nation after the sudden death of his predecessor. Elected in May in a vote disputed by the opposition, Ndayishimiye …

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All set for Ndayishimiye to take charge in Burundi

Burundi court orders president-elect sworn in after leader’s death Bujumbura, , Burundi | AFP |  Burundi’s constitutional court on Friday ruled that the country’s newly elected leader Evariste Ndayishimiye be rapidly sworn in following the sudden death of President Pierre Nkurunziza earlier this week. Nkurunziza’s death on Monday, aged 55, …

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BREAKING: Burundi to swear in Ndayishimiye

Burundi court orders swearing in of president-elect Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP |  Burundi’s constitutional court on Friday ruled that the country’s newly elected leader Evariste Ndayishimiye be sworn in as soon as possible following the sudden death of President Pierre Nkurunziza earlier this week. “No interim necessary, the president-elect …. …

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Sweden have a suspect in PM murder, but close probe

  Stockholm, Sweden | AFP | Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday named their main suspect in the 1986 killing of prime minister Olof Palme, closing the murder case that has gripped the Scandanavian country for more than three decades. The suspect was named as Stig Engstrom, a former advertising consultant known …

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