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AllAfrica.com
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National DevelopmentNigerian lawyers gathered in the nation's capital, Abuja last week from August
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Nigerian lawyers gathered in the nation's capital, Abuja last week from August 21st - 28th for the 2015 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association. May Agbamuche-Mbu and Jude Igbanoi report on the proceedings at this well attended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confronting the Dictatorial Past in TunisiaIn Tunisia, soon after the fall of the Ben Ali regime in January 2011, the tool
Confronting the Dictatorial Past in Tunisia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In Tunisia, soon after the fall of the Ben Ali regime in January 2011, the toolkit of transitional justice was almost immediately put in place. Countless conferences, workshops and seminars were organized by the international community almost... Read more
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Washington Post
Panel may look at how pretrial practices affect disparities in justiceA panel reviewing ways to reduce recidivism and lower prison costs in Maryland
Panel may look at how pretrial practices affect disparities in justice
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
A panel reviewing ways to reduce recidivism and lower prison costs in Maryland is being urged to examine pretrial detention, bail and other parts of the justice system that inmates encounter before entering state prisons. The push to expand the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governors Warn of Anti-County LawsGovernors have criticised the National Assembly for deliberately passing Bills
Governors Warn of Anti-County Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Governors have criticised the National Assembly for deliberately passing Bills that undermine devolved functions. Makueni Governor and chairman of the Council of Governors' (COG) Legal Affairs, Prof Kivutha Kibwana, said MPs have already passed 25... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prof. Hassan Mekki On Current Political IssuesThe complexities of the political scene in the backdrop of the government's cal
Prof. Hassan Mekki On Current Political Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The complexities of the political scene in the backdrop of the government's call for reform and renewed call for the national dialogue, emergence of the religious extremism and impact of the situation in South Sudan and Libya on Sudan were all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lobby Group Wants Women MPs Fund FrozenNairobi — The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) has petitioned the Hig
Lobby Group Wants Women MPs Fund Frozen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nairobi — The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) has petitioned the High court to declare the Affirmative Action Social Development Fund (AASDF) Act 2015 unconstitutional. TISA wants the court to bar the Treasury CS from releasing monies to... Read more
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Asian journal
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretakerLAST Wednesday, Aug. 26, as the National Transformation Council renewed its cal
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretaker
Asian journal / Posted 4 days ago
LAST Wednesday, Aug. 26, as the National Transformation Council renewed its call on President B. S. Aquino III to step down and pave the way for a nonpartisan transitory council, a group of concerned citizens, including the politician-wife of his... Read more
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The Manila Times
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretakerAugust 27, 2015 11:26 pm LAST Wednesday, as the National Transformation Counci
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretaker
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
August 27, 2015 11:26 pm LAST Wednesday, as the National Transformation Council renewed its call on President B. S. Aquino 3rd to step down and pave the way for a nonpartisan transitory council, a... Read more
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Business Insider
The army's new $30 billion humvee could spark a big fight in CongressThe U.S. Army shook up the military ground vehicle market Tuesday when it award
The army's new $30 billion humvee could spark a big fight in Congress
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. Army shook up the military ground vehicle market Tuesday when it awarded Oshkosh the contract to build its Humvee replacement, an effort that could eventually be worth $30 billion and take roughly 25 years to complete. But a tough political... Read more
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iol.co.za
King’s budget reeks of favouritismINDEPENDENT MEDIAKing Goodwill Zwelithinis annual remuneration is about 50 time
King’s budget reeks of favouritism
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAKing Goodwill Zwelithinis annual remuneration is about 50 times that of other recognised traditional kings in the country who, in turn, earn about 10 times more than traditional headmen. File picture: Mandla Mkhize King Goodwill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Forum - Work of NYP Is Critically Important - U.S. Chargé d' Affaires Joseph StaffordThe outgoing United States Embassy Charge d' Affaires, Joseph Stafford, has sai
Youth Forum - Work of NYP Is Critically Important - U.S. Chargé d' Affaires Joseph Stafford
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The outgoing United States Embassy Charge d' Affaires, Joseph Stafford, has said the work of the National Youth Parliament (NYP) is critically important as it tackles lack of awareness by communicating directly with the Gambian people through highly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Commission Work and NBA's Effort At Ridding Corruption in the Practice of LawI know that this is a topic close to each and every person in this room, and on
Corruption Commission Work and NBA's Effort At Ridding Corruption in the Practice of Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
I know that this is a topic close to each and every person in this room, and one that provokes strong passions and ideas of how to overcome this great challenge of our time. The NBA has made great strides in this area, and indeed will do more in the... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Legislation would allow school districts to store away more money for hard timesTwo state senators have introduced a bill that would allow state school distric
Legislation would allow school districts to store away more money for hard times
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Two state senators have introduced a bill that would allow state school districts to store away more money for difficult financial years than is currently allowed. Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa), whose district includes Pleasanton, and Sen.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ayoola-Daniels - Oil Sector Reform Should Go Beyond Shakeups At NNPCProfessor of Energy Law and President of the International Institute for Petrol
Ayoola-Daniels - Oil Sector Reform Should Go Beyond Shakeups At NNPC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Professor of Energy Law and President of the International Institute for Petroleum Energy Law and Policy, Niyi Ayoola-Daniels spoke to Chineme Okafor on the current restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. He however advised that... Read more
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Washington Post
Police reform advocates call on Md. lawmakers to address officer misconductPolice reform advocates called on Maryland lawmakers on Monday to make drastic
Police reform advocates call on Md. lawmakers to address officer misconduct
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
Police reform advocates called on Maryland lawmakers on Monday to make drastic changes to the protections afforded to officers who are accused of misconduct, arguing that such action is imperative to restoring the trust between the police and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Role of the People in Making the Constitution WorkCentrality of the people in the constitution Perhaps no other constitution in
Role of the People in Making the Constitution Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Centrality of the people in the constitution Perhaps no other constitution in the world places the people as firmly at its centre as Kenya constitution. The preamble proclaims the people have adopted the constitution in pursuit of their "sovereign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Use Fulani Herdsmen, Hunters to Fight Boko Haram, Joda, Ribadu, Others Advise BuhariAs Nigeria grapples with the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-Eastern p
Use Fulani Herdsmen, Hunters to Fight Boko Haram, Joda, Ribadu, Others Advise Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
As Nigeria grapples with the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-Eastern part of the country, the option of recruiting and paying "attractive amount of money" to Fulani herdsmen to tackle the insurgents has been recommended to the Federal... Read more
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asianage
�Today or tomorrow India and Pak have to address the Kashmir issue'Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Kashmir's chief Muslim cleric and chairman of a faction of
�Today or tomorrow India and Pak have to address the Kashmir issue'
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Kashmir's chief Muslim cleric and chairman of a faction of separatist Hurriyat Conference alliance speaks to Yusuf Jameel at his Srinagar residence amidst heavy police presence owing to house arrest ahead of the national security... Read more
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The Star
1MDB critics ‘very quiet’ over Darul Ehsan Investment GroupKUALA LUMPUR: Critics of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) should adopt the same
1MDB critics ‘very quiet’ over Darul Ehsan Investment Group
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Critics of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) should adopt the same principle of transparency and accountability when it comes to Darul Ehsan Investment Group (DEIG). The Auditor-General had been tasked to come up with a complete report... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Huge Debt Profile - A'ibom Govt Seeks HelpGovernor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has confirmed fears and speculations
Huge Debt Profile - A'ibom Govt Seeks Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has confirmed fears and speculations that the huge debt profile of the state government might thwart his effort to deliver on his campaign promises. Although constantly denying speculations of over N500... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why Pakatan’s deafening silence? – Atikah Sulaiman Published: 22 August 2015 12:00 PM An investment arm worth billions of dolla
Why Pakatan’s deafening silence? – Atikah Sulaiman
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 10 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 12:00 PM An investment arm worth billions of dollars is once again under scrutiny. And no, this time it is not 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The company in question... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Insurer, N.J. medical associations seek solution to surprise out-of-network medical billsThe state’s largest health insurance company and organizations representing doc
Insurer, N.J. medical associations seek solution to surprise out-of-network medical bills
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
The state’s largest health insurance company and organizations representing doctors and hospitals have held private discussions over the summer about legislation to protect consumers from surprise medical bills. They haven’t hammered out a compromise... Read more
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walesonline
UK needs independent body to oversee funding of different governments, say PlaidThe UK is on the road to becoming a federal state and an independent body is ne
UK needs independent body to oversee funding of different governments, say Plaid
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
The UK is on the road to becoming a federal state and an independent body is needed to oversee the funding of the different governments, according to Plaid Cymru. He gives a scathing assessment of the UK Government’s “tactical” response to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group Hails NNPC Resolve to Publish AccountsThe Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, on Thursday hai
Group Hails NNPC Resolve to Publish Accounts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, on Thursday hailed the resolve by the new management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to open its books for public scrutiny by regularly publishing its financial... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Against-currentParty's Reform Current this week accused the party's Chairman Al-Sayed Al-Badaw
Against-current
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Party's Reform Current this week accused the party's Chairman Al-Sayed Al-Badawi of failing to manage the party and of monopolising all the decisions that relate to the party. In its founding statement during the opening of its new and separate... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Will we be an Eastern engine or powerhouse? New Anglia enterprise partnership takes stock post election The New Anglia LEP has secured funds for a range of infrastructure improvemen
Will we be an Eastern engine or powerhouse? New Anglia enterprise partnership takes stock post election
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
The New Anglia LEP has secured funds for a range of infrastructure improvements from the Government's Local Growth Fund. Mark Pendlington,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On the Adoption of an Illegal Report By the Minister of Police On NkandlaThe Economic Freedom Fighters condemns Parliament for adopting the illegal repo
EFF Statement On the Adoption of an Illegal Report By the Minister of Police On Nkandla
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns Parliament for adopting the illegal report by the Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, which unlawfully and unconstitutionally reviewed the findings and remedial actions of the Public Protector on Nkandla... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California medical marijuana regulations might reflect laws for boozea tightly regulated cannabis market would work. Increasingly, the answer looks
California medical marijuana regulations might reflect laws for booze
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
a tightly regulated cannabis market would work. Increasingly, the answer looks to be a lot like the market for alcohol. Long-standing alcohol laws rigidly separate producers, distributors and vendors. The decades-old “tied-house” formula was... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Report ranks Blue Ridge among state's top community collegeslevel established by the N.C. Community College System. “These ratings assure
Report ranks Blue Ridge among state's top community colleges
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
level established by the N.C. Community College System. “These ratings assure our students that the training and education they receive from us meets, and in some cases, exceeds the highest standards,” Blue Ridge Community College President... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Will we be an Eastern engine or powerhouse? New Anglia enterprise partnership takes stock post election The New Anglia LEP has secured funds for a range of infrastructure improvemen
Will we be an Eastern engine or powerhouse? New Anglia enterprise partnership takes stock post election
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 13 days ago
The New Anglia LEP has secured funds for a range of infrastructure improvements from the Government's Local Growth Fund. Mark Pendlington,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
No dress code change for House internsMissouri House Speaker Todd Richardson said Tuesday afternoon there won’t be an
No dress code change for House interns
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson said Tuesday afternoon there won’t be any changes to the existing House dress code. Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, issued a news release after several news stories said a special House Committee looking into the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Paul Low giving excuses on freedom of information law, says Selangor speaker Published: 19 August 2015 11:28 AM Selangor Speaker Hannah Yeoh believes it
Paul Low giving excuses on freedom of information law, says Selangor speaker
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 11:28 AM Selangor Speaker Hannah Yeoh believes it takes political will to enact the freedom of information legislation. – The Malaysian Insider... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Youth Parliament Is the Most Vibrant, Cohesive Youth Group in Gambia - Says Majority LeaderThe Majority leader of the National Assembly, Hon. Fabakary Tombong Jatta has d
National Youth Parliament Is the Most Vibrant, Cohesive Youth Group in Gambia - Says Majority Leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Majority leader of the National Assembly, Hon. Fabakary Tombong Jatta has described the National Youth Parliament as 'the most vibrant and cohesive youth group in the country.' Jatta paid tribute to the work of the National Youth Parliament in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take the Leadleadership of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has witnessed a remarkable level of fin
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take the Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has witnessed a remarkable level of financial discipline, probity, transparency and accountability borne out of his burning desire to keep the state on the right track of steady progress for socio-economic and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Commends Inauguration of Presidential Committee Against CorruptionThe team is headed by Professor Itse Sagay, a prominent professor of law and ci
Civil Society Commends Inauguration of Presidential Committee Against Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The team is headed by Professor Itse Sagay, a prominent professor of law and civil rights activist. The Committee's task is to advise the present Buhari led administration on the prosecution of the war against corruption and the implementation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Provincial Assembly to Tackle Developmental Hurdleswhich Zambia is seeking to introduce bode well for the country's democracy as t
Provincial Assembly to Tackle Developmental Hurdles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
which Zambia is seeking to introduce bode well for the country's democracy as they will help unbundle critical decision-making processes. They will supply the conduits through which the decentralisation policy will be rolled out for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take Center Stageleadership of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has witnessed a remarkable level of fin
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take Center Stage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has witnessed a remarkable level of financial discipline, probity, transparency and accountability borne out of his burning desire to keep the state on the right track for socio-economic and political... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Franklin County bed tax OK’dGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that allows the county to institu
Franklin County bed tax OK’d
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that allows the county to institute a 5 percent tax on motel, hotel and bed-and-breakfast stays. The tax is expected to generate roughly $400,000 a year, money that county officials say will be dedicated... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Cuomo approves Franklin County bed taxGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that allows the county to institu
Cuomo approves Franklin County bed tax
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that allows the county to institute a 5 percent tax on motel, hotel and bed-and-breakfast stays. The tax is expected to generate roughly $400,000 a year, money that county officials say will be dedicated... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Cuomo approves Franklin County bed taxFranklin County has the green light to implement its long-fought-for bed tax.
Cuomo approves Franklin County bed tax
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
Franklin County has the green light to implement its long-fought-for bed tax. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday that allows the county to institute a 5 percent tax on motel, hotel and bed-and-breakfast stays. The tax is expected to... Read more
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Washington Examiner
John Siciliano ArticlesTrump calls the toxic spill in Colorado a 'disgraceful' mistake. Other nations
John Siciliano Articles
Washington Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Trump calls the toxic spill in Colorado a 'disgraceful' mistake. Other nations could outpace oil giant. The Navajo Nation accused the EPA of trying to get its members to waive their rights to compensation. McCarthy is going to New Mexico to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbete Protecting Zuma From ImpeachmentYesterday the DA received notice from the Speaker of the National Assembly (NA)
Mbete Protecting Zuma From Impeachment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Yesterday the DA received notice from the Speaker of the National Assembly (NA), Baleka Mbete, that its motion to impeach President Zuma is being blocked on the grounds that the High Court order the Executive contravened when they allowed President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uproar in Senate Over Pay CutBy Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and Bridget Chiedu Onochie Abuja — What was billed as a
Uproar in Senate Over Pay Cut
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
By Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and Bridget Chiedu Onochie Abuja — What was billed as a debate on a report for the review of Senate finances yesterday ended in a stalemate. Sharp disagreement and strong opposition reigned as many senators reacted to what... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vision 2016 - the Half Full ModelAs Somalia aims to move forward, many debates are currently taking place on how
Vision 2016 - the Half Full Model
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
As Somalia aims to move forward, many debates are currently taking place on how to ensure the country transitions towards stability and democracy. Since the state collapsed into civil war, there have been many attempts to form government's that could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The ANC Runs Scared From Questions On Parliamentary Protection ServicesToday, the ANC in Parliament have once again demonstrated complete and utter co
The ANC Runs Scared From Questions On Parliamentary Protection Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Today, the ANC in Parliament have once again demonstrated complete and utter contempt for proper oversight and accountability when it abruptly and unilaterally adjourned a much needed sitting of the Parliamentary Oversight Authority (POA). It is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tambuwal - Sokoto's Change Agentyears old Sokoto State Governor, lawyer and parliamentarian, AlhajiAminuWaziriT
Tambuwal - Sokoto's Change Agent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
years old Sokoto State Governor, lawyer and parliamentarian, AlhajiAminuWaziriTambuwal, promised to leverage and build on the achievement s of his predecessor, AlhajiAliyuMagatakardaWamakko, to transform the economy of the state through... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FGto go about the current pursuit for a corrupt-free society without rancour, whi
Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
to go about the current pursuit for a corrupt-free society without rancour, while government ensures fairness to all concerned. This was the kernel of the message from the National Peace Committee for the 2015 General Elections led by former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eight Tharaka-Nithi MCAs Fly to Egypt Amid Audit Queries Over Earlier Trip to IsraelEight members of Tharaka-Nithi County Assembly Tuesday August 11, 2015 flew to
Eight Tharaka-Nithi MCAs Fly to Egypt Amid Audit Queries Over Earlier Trip to Israel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Eight members of Tharaka-Nithi County Assembly Tuesday August 11, 2015 flew to Egypt, just a day after nine others returned after a one week tour in the same country. The visit comes even as the Auditor-General questioned an earlier visit by the... Read more
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South Maryland News
Hogan announces redistricting committeeEASTON — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that he has issued an executive or
Hogan announces redistricting committee
South Maryland News / Posted 20 days ago
EASTON — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that he has issued an executive order to create a commission to study redistricting reform in Maryland. “Maryland is home to some of the most gerrymandered districts in the country, a distinction that we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Here Comes the OmbudsmanI read in the media recently that President Muhammadu Buhari is to implant the
Here Comes the Ombudsman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
I read in the media recently that President Muhammadu Buhari is to implant the office of ombudsman as one of the multiple measures to combat corruption in the country. If it turns out to be true, it may be a welcome development for as he said in his... Read more
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