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UK minister quits over Cummings lockdown trip

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation on Tuesday over the controversy surrounding his top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown. Undermining attempts by ministers to try and move on from the crisis which has dominated British …

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Museveni yet to respond to Musisi’s resignation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni is yet to respond to the resignation letter by the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority Jennifer Musisi, according to the Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Beti Olive Kamya. Musisi handed over the office of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) …

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How police ICT director was pushed into resignation

kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Tuesday this week, the Inspector General of Police-IGP Okoth Ochola appointed Felix Baryamwisaki, the Director Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in Uganda Police Force. Baryamwisaki took over from Amos Ngabirano whose contract expired on March 20th, 2018. Prior to the expiry of his contract, …

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Miss America CEO quits over misogynistic emails

Washington, United States | AFP | The Miss America pageant’s CEO resigned on Saturday after dozens of former beauty queens demanded he step down over leaked internal emails that contained misogynistic, fat- and slut-shaming language. “This afternoon, the Board of Directors of the Miss America Organization accepted the resignation of …

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African Union welcomes Mugabe resignation

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | The African Union has welcomed Robert Mugabe’s decision to step down as president of Zimbabwe, saying the people had expressed their will for a “peaceful transfer of power.” AU commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat said he “welcomes the decision by President Robert Mugabe to …

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Robert Mugabe resigns

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced, bringing the curtain down on a 37-year reign. Mugabe was swept from power as his autocratic rule crumbled within days of a military takeover. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 …

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