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Trump pays respects to late president Bush at US Capitol

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump paid their respects to late president George H.W. Bush in Washington on Monday night. The Trumps made a brief visit to the US Capitol’s rotunda, where Bush is lying in state as part of multiple days …

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Morocco king meets Gabon president Bongo in hospital

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Monday visited Gabon’s President Ali Bongo at a military hospital in Rabat where the Gabonese leader is recovering from an illness, an official source said. During the visit, the king said he was pleased about the state of Bongo’s health …

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Now, Gabon president in Morocco to convalesce

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Gabon’s President Ali Bongo arrived in Morocco on Thursday to convalesce after a month’s treatment at a Saudi hospital for an illness that has not been officially revealed. The 59-year-old leader of the oil-rich West African state had been in hospital in Saudi Arabia since …

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Madagascar goes to the polls to pick next president

Antananarivo, Madagascar | AFP | Madagascar was voting on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis. Attempts by the most recent president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, to change the large Indian Ocean island’s …

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THIS WEEK: Jay Bolsonaro is Brazil’s next President

THIS WEEK; Jay Bolsonaro is Brazil’s next President Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It is a hard time for liberals in Brazil as Jay Bolsonaro, dubbed by some as Latin America’s Doanld Trump, won the presidential election on a campaign to radically reform Brazil’s socio-economic structure. Bolsonaro is known for …

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Ethiopia’s Zewde, Africa’s only female president

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopia on Thursday appointed a woman to the largely ceremonial position of president for the first time, further increasing female representation in the government of Africa’s second most populous nation. In a unanimous vote, Ethiopian lawmakers picked career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, to replace …

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State House Seeks UGX 116B for Security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State House needs over 116 billion shillings for the President’s security for the financial year 2018/2019 as presented in their Ministerial Policy Statement. Officials from State House led by the State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe, appeared before Parliament’s Presidential Affairs Committee on Wednesday to justify …

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