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Italian PM resigns

Rome, Italy | Xinhua | Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday officially resigned, remitting his mandate to the hands of the president, and putting an end to his national unity government after 17 months in office. “President Sergio Mattarella has received Mario Draghi, who … has reiterated the resignation of …

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson forced out finally

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | Boris Johnson will step down as leader of the Conservative Party immediately, and will be replaced as  British Prime Minister in October, the BBC has reported. A Conservative leadership race will take place this summer and a new prime minister will be in place …

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Cote d’Ivoire PM resigns

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire | Xinhua | The Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire, Patrick Achi, presented to the President his resignation and that of his government at the start of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday in Abidjan. “You have clearly expressed your desire to carry out a reorganization of the government, so I …

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Israeli army to build laser-based shield against missiles

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel will start using a laser-based system to intercept missiles within a year, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Tuesday. “Within about a year, the IDF (Israel Defense Force) will bring into action a laser-based interception system, first experimentally, and later operationally,” Bennett told …

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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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