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Mullah Hassan Akhund leads Afghanistan’s caretaker gov’t

Kabul, Afghanistan | Xinhua | The Taliban said on Tuesday that Mullah Hassan Akhund was appointed as the prime minister of Afghanistan’s caretaker government. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told a press conference that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Abdul Salam Hanafi were named as the acting deputy prime ministers, while Mullah Mohammad …

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Tunisian president sacks PM, freezes parliament

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Sunday evening that he has removed Hichem Mechichi from the post of prime minister and suspended all activities of the Assembly of People’s Representatives, the parliament. The announcement was made in a video broadcast on the official page of the …

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PM Nabbanja says she has been threatened

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister,  Robinah Nabbanja has revealed she will soon brief President Yoweri Museveni about threats directed at her. Nabbanja made the revelation to journalists at parliament shortly after attending the Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus on Friday. She said some unidentified people have alreaedy started threatening …

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Robinah Nabbanja becomes Uganda’s first female prime minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kakumiro Woman Member of Parliament Robinah Nabbanja has been approved by legislators as Uganda’s first female Prime Minister. Nabbanja will replace Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, now a special envoy in the Office of the President. Chris Baryomunsi, the Kinkizi East MP on Monday moved a motion …

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Omukama Iguru welcomes Nabbanja’s appointment as prime minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Rukirabasaija Igura is happy with the appointment of Robinah Nabbanja as the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni appointed Nabbanja who was the outgoing Minister of Health in-charge of General …

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Who is Mario Draghi, Italy’s new PM?

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | Former European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi formally accepted the task of forming the next Italian government as new Prime Minister on Friday. His 23-member cabinet was sworn in at the Quirinal presidential palace at noon on Saturday. Draghi took the job after the …

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UK opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jeremy Corbyn urged anti-Boris Johnson MPs to make him Britain’s caretaker prime minister to avoid a no-deal Brexit — but his proposal met with a mixed response on Thursday. The Labour main opposition leader said once in power, he would seek to delay Britain’s October …

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UK PM May seeks Brexit fix in talks with rivals

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy on Thursday after MPs rejected her EU divorce plan and demanded that she rule out a potentially disastrous “no-deal” exit. May held individual talks with MPs from rival parties after narrowly surviving a confidence vote triggered …

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