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AllAfrica.com
Much At Stake for Gender Representationframework of the 4.5 clan formula - in which a group of elders elect members of
Much At Stake for Gender Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
framework of the 4.5 clan formula - in which a group of elders elect members of the bicameral legislature at the National Constituent Assembly. To be successful, candidates need to lobby for endorsement from not only the four main clans, but also... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Not by any meanson the matter. Perhaps we can include a debate on democratic principles in the
Not by any means
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
on the matter. Perhaps we can include a debate on democratic principles in the agenda of the Constitutional Convention or Constituent Assembly when they decide on the revision of our Constitution. China and Russia are the two preeminent examples... Read more
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The Hindu
Something for everyonetaxes within its State. The more the States collect, the more they get back. I
Something for everyone
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
taxes within its State. The more the States collect, the more they get back. It took three years post-Independence for the Constituent Assembly to draft the Constitution of India that has remained the edifice on which the Republic of India still... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte party leaning toward presidential federalismregional centers,” he said. Pimentel said he would propose that lawmakers devo
Duterte party leaning toward presidential federalism
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
regional centers,” he said. Pimentel said he would propose that lawmakers devote three days of the week to convening as a constituent assembly and working two days as a legislative body. A plebiscite on the constitutional amendments is expected... Read more
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Christian Today
Christians in Nepal 'increasingly under threat' as eight charged with trying to convert childrenwhich approves foreign aid for various programmes, has stopped granting approva
Christians in Nepal 'increasingly under threat' as eight charged with trying to convert children
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
which approves foreign aid for various programmes, has stopped granting approval for Christian ones. In 2015, Nepal's Constituent Assembly voted to remain secular and resisted pressure from Hindu nationalists to become a Hindu state. Hours... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Verdict On Bageni Jump-Started the Katiba Debatepave the way for inclusion of issues that did not find their way into the Propo
How Verdict On Bageni Jump-Started the Katiba Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
pave the way for inclusion of issues that did not find their way into the Proposed Constitution passed by the now-disbanded Constituent Assembly in 2014. One of the proposals that were rejected at the time, despite intense lobbying for its... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comtasked to draft the new constitution and submit to congress as an administratio
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
tasked to draft the new constitution and submit to congress as an administration bill so that Congress can now convene as Constituent Assembly to hasten the drafting of the same. It is important to launch the plebiscite to coincide with the... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal marks first Constitution Day, Madhesis hold protests - newkerala.com #120874social justice, durable peace, good governance, development and progress. Afte
Nepal marks first Constitution Day, Madhesis hold protests - newkerala.com #120874
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
social justice, durable peace, good governance, development and progress. After it was adopted through popular vote by the Constituent Assembly last September, the political groupings from the country's southern plains opposed the move and launched... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Want Retirement Package, Not Medals - Matembeis the former Mbarara Municipality MP while Dr Besigye was both a member of the
I Want Retirement Package, Not Medals - Matembe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
is the former Mbarara Municipality MP while Dr Besigye was both a member of the National Resistance Council (NRC) and the Constituent Assembly(CA) which preceded the current House. The awards are to be presented on 26th September in Kampala are... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nepal marks first Statute Day amid disenchantmentIndian counterpart Narendra Modi, Prachanda said the promulgation of the Consti
Nepal marks first Statute Day amid disenchantment
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Prachanda said the promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent Assembly was a “historic achievement”. He added his government has made serious efforts to “bring everyone on... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Prachanda cancels trip to New York for UN meetingagenda but little has been done so far. Monday marks the first anniversary of
Prachanda cancels trip to New York for UN meeting
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
agenda but little has been done so far. Monday marks the first anniversary of the promulgation of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly. There is fanfare in Kathmandu and the government has declared a public holiday but the Madhes-based... Read more
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asianage
PM Modi assures support to NepalMinister Prachanda said, “I shared with Modi ji that promulgation of the Consti
PM Modi assures support to Nepal
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Minister Prachanda said, “I shared with Modi ji that promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent Assembly was a historic achievement for people of Nepal. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Of iron men and butterfliesspeak for the Palace. The President himself has had a change of heart on severa
Of iron men and butterflies
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
speak for the Palace. The President himself has had a change of heart on several issues: from Constitutional Convention to Constituent Assembly; on Vice President Leni Robredo’s cabinet position; online gambling; his personal apology to Pope, among... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal to forge enduring partnership with India: Prachanda - newkerala.com #119728and bold leadership." Prachanda told Modi that the promulgation of the Constit
Nepal to forge enduring partnership with India: Prachanda - newkerala.com #119728
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
and bold leadership." Prachanda told Modi that the promulgation of the Constitution last year by a popularly elected Constituent Assembly was a historic achievement for the people of Nepal. "You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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dna
India hopes Nepal can implement constitution accommodating aspirations of all sections: PM Modiof the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constitutio
India hopes Nepal can implement constitution accommodating aspirations of all sections: PM Modi
dna / Posted 8 days ago
of the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent assembly was a historic achievement for people of Nepal. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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The Hindu
Nepal constitution, a historic achievement: Prachandaand Nepal should maintain “good neighbourly ties”. “Promulgation of the consti
Nepal constitution, a historic achievement: Prachanda
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
and Nepal should maintain “good neighbourly ties”. “Promulgation of the constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent Assembly of the people of Nepal was a historic achievement. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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The Economic Times
India pitches for an 'accommodating' Constitution in Nepalof the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constituti
India pitches for an 'accommodating' Constitution in Nepal
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
of the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent assembly was a historic achievement for people of Nepal. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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Business Standard India
India pitches for an 'accommodating' Constitution in Nepalof the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constituti
India pitches for an 'accommodating' Constitution in Nepal
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
of the Constitution. "I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent assembly was a historic achievement for people of Nepal. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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The Hindu
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's four-day India visit:Nepal hold bilateral talksof the Constitution. “I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constituti
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's four-day India visit:Nepal hold bilateral talks
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
of the Constitution. “I shared with Modiji that promulgation of the Constitution last year by the popularly elected Constituent assembly was a historic achievement for people of Nepal. You are aware that my government has made serious... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
House Speaker Alvarez confirms draft EO on Constitutional Commission on Federalismof six months, in time for the completion of the budget deliberations. Alvarez
House Speaker Alvarez confirms draft EO on Constitutional Commission on Federalism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
of six months, in time for the completion of the budget deliberations. Alvarez said Congress can already constitute into a constituent assembly and deliberate on the draft of the revised Constitution, which is being prepared by the Constitutional... Read more
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The Hindu
On the extent of India's intervention in Nepalthe lessons from its unfettered show of displeasure regarding Nepal’s adoption
On the extent of India's intervention in Nepal
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
the lessons from its unfettered show of displeasure regarding Nepal’s adoption of the Constitution of 2015, by a Constituent Assembly elected through democratic, representative elections. Meanwhile, the larger Indian polity must pay heed... Read more
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New Kerala
Hindi is increasingly being used as the official language in India - newkerala.com #118815I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi [India], Sept.14 : The nation is observing today as
Hindi is increasingly being used as the official language in India - newkerala.com #118815
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi [India], Sept.14 : The nation is observing today as Hindi Divas because on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devnagari script as the official language of the Republic of... Read more
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New Kerala
President Mukherjee presents Rajbhasha awards - newkerala.com #118592Departments and Nationalized Banks in the field of Hindi. Hindi Diwas is celeb
President Mukherjee presents Rajbhasha awards - newkerala.com #118592
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Departments and Nationalized Banks in the field of Hindi. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14 every year as the Constituent Assembly of the country adopted Hindi language as the official language of India on this day in 1949. This day... Read more
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New Kerala
Hindi Diwas being celebrated throughout country today - newkerala.com #118499Banks in the field of Hindi. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14 every y
Hindi Diwas being celebrated throughout country today - newkerala.com #118499
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Banks in the field of Hindi. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14 every year because on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of the country adopted Hindi language as the official language of the Republic of India. It serves to... Read more
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Sun Star
Multisectoral team making draft for federal PH gov’twill form part of this constitutional commission that will craft the initial dr
Multisectoral team making draft for federal PH gov’t
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
will form part of this constitutional commission that will craft the initial draft for the Federalism, and this draft will become a sort of bird's eye view of the legislators from the Upper House and the Lower House in the Constituent... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientaltasked to draft the new constitution and submit to congress as an administratio
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
tasked to draft the new constitution and submit to congress as an administration bill so that Congress can now convene as Constituent Assembly to hasten the drafting of the same. It is important to launch the plebiscite to coincide with the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nepali people and I trust Modiji, says newly elected PM Prachandamy leadership. This continued for ten years. Then the peace process was also co
Nepali people and I trust Modiji, says newly elected PM Prachanda
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
my leadership. This continued for ten years. Then the peace process was also concluded under my leadership. In the first Constituent Assembly election, our party emerged as the single largest force and I got an opportunity to work as the Prime... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Michael Ibru - Showers of Tribute Continuethe late Ibru was dragged in to contest for governorship position in the defunc
Michael Ibru - Showers of Tribute Continue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the late Ibru was dragged in to contest for governorship position in the defunct Bendel State and was later a member of the Constituent Assembly, adding, " there was a time he was the greatest business man. He was the head of the Ibru dynasty,... Read more
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asianage
Sedition politicshad personally experienced the use of sedition laws by the British during the f
Sedition politics
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
had personally experienced the use of sedition laws by the British during the freedom movement. Sedition was shifted by the Constituent Assembly to the Indian Panel Code (Section 124A) as a criminal offence. Even that was challenged by Kedarnath... Read more
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Pilipino Star
First Duterte budget ready by January – Alvarez(con-con) for Charter change, has agreed to the proposal of some of his congres
First Duterte budget ready by January – Alvarez
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
(con-con) for Charter change, has agreed to the proposal of some of his congressional allies for Congress to convene as a constituent assembly (con-ass) to do Cha-cha. The con-ass mode is faster and less expensive, he said. He was informed that... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
We need a strong presidentThis is to avoid the Judiciary from being politicized. This has been one of th
We need a strong president
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
This is to avoid the Judiciary from being politicized. This has been one of the advocacies that should be considered by a Constituent Assembly in the amendment of the 1987 Cory Constitution. In the 1935 Constitution, judges and justices were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age-Limit Debate in CA - Besigye, Sejusa Opposed 75-Year Caplikely to dominate political discourse in the next couple of months and probabl
Age-Limit Debate in CA - Besigye, Sejusa Opposed 75-Year Cap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
likely to dominate political discourse in the next couple of months and probably years, Edris Kiggundu revisited the Constituent Assembly (CA) deliberations of 1994-5 to trace the origin of this clause. Interestingly, he finds that the... Read more
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The Hindu
Sedition and the government124-A would soon be denounced as an abhorrent relic of our colonial past. After
Sedition and the government
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
124-A would soon be denounced as an abhorrent relic of our colonial past. After all, efforts made by some members of the Constituent Assembly to include sedition as an express ground for limiting speech in Article 19(2) had been successfully... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comthe president to call and convene a constitutional convention to draft a distin
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
the president to call and convene a constitutional convention to draft a distinct type of federalism to be submitted to the Constituent Assembly, Constitutional Convention or People�s Initiative whichever route is eventually taken to amend the... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegrosChronicle.comto amend the national Constitution will be debated as to whether it will be thr
NegrosChronicle.com
Negros Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
to amend the national Constitution will be debated as to whether it will be thru a Constitutional Convention (Con Con) or a Constituent Assembly (Con Ass) Several cabinet secretaries will be here like DA Sec Manny Pi�ol, DILG Sec. Alfredo Sue�o,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Warm, vital, restlessgrit, while Mangalore-born Reverend Jerome D'Souza (1897-1977), Jesuit priest,
Warm, vital, restless
The Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
grit, while Mangalore-born Reverend Jerome D'Souza (1897-1977), Jesuit priest, impacted the thought processes of our Constituent Assembly transformationally. "Don't leave out the North," you will point out, Ma, and you will be right. I... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Further setback in Libyato discuss reforms to the House’s bylaws and a law pertaining to a referendum o
Further setback in Libya
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 22 days ago
to discuss reforms to the House’s bylaws and a law pertaining to a referendum on the constitutional bill prepared by the Constituent Assembly charged with drafting a new Libyan constitution. However, the speaker of the House took the assembly by... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Do not pack Con-Com with a ‘federalism hallelujah squad’ – RectoCommission (Con-Com) to draft proposed amendments to the Constitution for submi
Do not pack Con-Com with a ‘federalism hallelujah squad’ – Recto
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Commission (Con-Com) to draft proposed amendments to the Constitution for submission to Congress sitting as a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass must not be packed with a “federalism hallelujah squad” so that its product will be seen as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzanians Should Think Twice About 'Dual Citizenship'Mtanzania, na hasa kila Mzelendo na kila Mjamaa." So the dual citizenship agen
Tanzanians Should Think Twice About 'Dual Citizenship'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Mtanzania, na hasa kila Mzelendo na kila Mjamaa." So the dual citizenship agenda keeps cropping up as it featured in the Constituent Assembly before the country's general elections last year and this time at a meeting last week by Tanzanians... Read more
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The Manila Times
DU30 now stronger than Marcosthe President has decided that the proposed constitutional changes should come
DU30 now stronger than Marcos
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
the President has decided that the proposed constitutional changes should come from the present Congress, convened as a constituent assembly (con-ass), in order to save on expenses, among other things. The President will also appoint a group of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Duterte to sign EO on the creation of ConComthe Palace the draft EO forming the constitutional commission that will provide
Duterte to sign EO on the creation of ConCom
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
the Palace the draft EO forming the constitutional commission that will provide technical assistance to Congress acting as constituent assembly. Alvarez said he hopes the President will sign the EO soon and appoint the members of the con-com... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Constitutional commission proposed for Charter changecreating the constitutional commission,” said Alvarez. Under his proposal, the
Constitutional commission proposed for Charter change
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
creating the constitutional commission,” said Alvarez. Under his proposal, the commission would help Congress, acting as a constituent assembly, in amending the Constitution to convert the unitary form of government to a federal system. Alvarez... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte to Misuari: Come out, let’s talkand the restoration of the barter trade, the President said. Congress is expec
Duterte to Misuari: Come out, let’s talk
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
and the restoration of the barter trade, the President said. Congress is expected to revise the 1987 Constitution as a Constituent Assembly in January 2017 to pave the way for a shift to a federal form of government from a unitary one. “Back... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Draft ConCom submitted to Malacañangthat would draft the new Charter and will act as advisory body to Congress, whi
Draft ConCom submitted to Malacañang
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
that would draft the new Charter and will act as advisory body to Congress, which is expected to be convened into a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) to pursue the constitutional changes. Alvarez said the draft executive order was submitted... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez gets ball rolling for Con-Com with draft EOit could start its work by October. After Con-Com drafts a revised charter for
Alvarez gets ball rolling for Con-Com with draft EO
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
it could start its work by October. After Con-Com drafts a revised charter for six months, Congress can convene into a constituent assembly. “So by October the Constitutional Commission will start their work to draft the revised Charter and... Read more
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Rappler
Alvarez submits draft Con-Com EO to Malacañangorder will be signed this September," he said. Alvarez had earlier suggested t
Alvarez submits draft Con-Com EO to Malacañang
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
order will be signed this September," he said. Alvarez had earlier suggested that Duterte form a Con-Com to help the Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) amend the 1987 Constitution to shift the Philippines into a federal state. Executive Secretary... Read more
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asianage
J&K solution: What’s on the table?princely states never had... It was agreed the hereditary ruler would be replac
J&K solution: What’s on the table?
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
princely states never had... It was agreed the hereditary ruler would be replaced by a head of state to be elected by the constituent assembly/state assembly for a term of five years; however subject to ratification by the President of India.... Read more
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asianage
J&K solution What's on the table?princely states never had... It was agreed the hereditary ruler would be replac
J&K solution What's on the table?
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
princely states never had... It was agreed the hereditary ruler would be replaced by a head of state to be elected by the constituent assembly/state assembly for a term of five years; however subject to ratification by the President of India.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
First 50 days of Duterte presidencyform of government. Later Mr. Duterte indicated a willingness to have the revis
First 50 days of Duterte presidency
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
form of government. Later Mr. Duterte indicated a willingness to have the revisions undertaken by Congress convened as a constituent assembly. 6. The President expressed displeasure over what he regarded as interference by certain foreign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assembly Calls for Promotion of Kiswahili in Regionprocess of strengthening integration. She said it would be important if the reg
Assembly Calls for Promotion of Kiswahili in Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
process of strengthening integration. She said it would be important if the regional Assembly can be constituted into a constituent Assembly to look into the Political Federation. Third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for EAC Affairs, Rt Hon... Read more
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