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AllAfrica.com
Dialogue Sounds Good, but Potholes Ahead Look Nasty and Intimidatingin translation. The ruling side insists any dialogue must be through Parliamen
Dialogue Sounds Good, but Potholes Ahead Look Nasty and Intimidating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
in translation. The ruling side insists any dialogue must be through Parliament. The other side rejects outright going the parliamentary route. And what exactly is a "structured dialogue?" Jubilee is adamant it must be within the Constitution.... Read more
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Daily News
Speaker refers draft Code of Conduct to four-member CommitteeKaru Jayasuriya has referred the draft Code of Conduct and the draft amendments
Speaker refers draft Code of Conduct to four-member Committee
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Karu Jayasuriya has referred the draft Code of Conduct and the draft amendments to the Standing Orders to the four-member Committee appointed by him seeking their observations to further strengthen them. The four-member committee includes... Read more
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Daily News
Fast rising tide against corruptionin requiring the Central Bank to submit a detailed quarterly report on the issu
Fast rising tide against corruption
Daily News / Posted yesterday
in requiring the Central Bank to submit a detailed quarterly report on the issuing of foreign and local bonds to the Parliamentary Committee on State Finance. Although state finance was a subject directly coming under the purview of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Post-DavutogluGarcía Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch. Last Sunday an emergency meeting
Post-Davutoglu
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch. Last Sunday an emergency meeting was called of the AKP central executive committee. The scenes unfolded exactly as planned by the acknowledged actual and de facto AKP chief. who resides in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Half of promises made by ministries to parliament not kept - newkerala.com #68438to parliament do not expire The government replies to 250 questions every day
Half of promises made by ministries to parliament not kept - newkerala.com #68438
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
to parliament do not expire The government replies to 250 questions every day from members of parliament (MPs) during a parliamentary session. While replying to questions in the house or during discussions on bills, resolutions and the like,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Half of promises made by ministries to Parliament not keptor promises to consider an issue, take action or provide information later. Th
Half of promises made by ministries to Parliament not kept
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
or promises to consider an issue, take action or provide information later. These assurances, compiled by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and the Lok Sabha Secretariat, are sent to the Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances. The... Read more
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Zawya
MPs approve proposal to amend Municipality LawKuwaitMPs approve proposal to amend Municipality Law Speaking on the sidelines of th
MPs approve proposal to amend Municipality LawKuwait
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
MPs approve proposal to amend Municipality Law Speaking on the sidelines of the parliamentary debate on the bill, Minister of Communications and State Minister for Municipality Affairs Issa Al- Kandari disclosed the government's amendment bill aims... Read more
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Daily News
PM issues directions to tighten Parliament control of public financesBoard of the Central Bank should submit a detailed quarterly report on the issu
PM issues directions to tighten Parliament control of public finances
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Board of the Central Bank should submit a detailed quarterly report on the issuing of foreign and local bonds to the Parliamentary Committee on State Finance, according to a directive issued by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye's Party Divided Over Leader of Opposition Postover the matter, is more inclined to appointing a LoP but wants consensus built
Besigye's Party Divided Over Leader of Opposition Post
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
over the matter, is more inclined to appointing a LoP but wants consensus built. On Monday morning, the party's steering committee, a nucleus organ composed of top leaders, met but could not agree on substantive position while the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Ruling Party Is Blamed for Live Parliament Coverage BanDodoma — It is now clear that the decision to stop live coverage of parliamenta
Why Ruling Party Is Blamed for Live Parliament Coverage Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dodoma — It is now clear that the decision to stop live coverage of parliamentary proceedings was, to some extent, politically motivated. The debate has divided MPs along two political affiliations, one demanding restoration of live Bunge coverage... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC confident committee will ‘nominate suitable candidate to replace Madonsela’The National Assembly had on Tuesday “resolved to establish an ad hoc committee
ANC confident committee will ‘nominate suitable candidate to replace Madonsela’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
The National Assembly had on Tuesday “resolved to establish an ad hoc committee”‚ which‚ the ANC’s chief whip said‚ will put forward someone who “will continue with the institution’s work of ensuring good governance and strengthening our... Read more
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iol.co.za
MPs demand to see Davies over steel price hikesby the department on the Industrial Policy Action Plan, and the steel industry
MPs demand to see Davies over steel price hikes
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
by the department on the Industrial Policy Action Plan, and the steel industry in particular, to Parliament’s portfolio committee on trade and industry. The briefing saw the department’s director general for industrial policy, Garth Strachan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Decriminalise Public Health or Not ...A divided opinion has emerged to a recent call by Sadc Parliamentary Forum to d
To Decriminalise Public Health or Not ...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A divided opinion has emerged to a recent call by Sadc Parliamentary Forum to decriminalise public health challenges like abortion, drug use, transmission of HIV/AIDS and homosexuality as it has spawned a sharp rebuke on the regional bloc from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Parliament Open the Appointments Committee to the Public?An illustration of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga who heads the appointments committee
Will Parliament Open the Appointments Committee to the Public?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
An illustration of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga who heads the appointments committee at a shrine in Nhyenda Hill in Nakigo Sub-county, Iganga District. By Isaac Imaka and Solomon Arinaitwe The new MPs will today start a two-day orientation on the House... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SenzoMchunu allies feel betrayedto resign. It was announced late on Monday that Mchunu, who had been under pre
#SenzoMchunu allies feel betrayed
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
to resign. It was announced late on Monday that Mchunu, who had been under pressure from the ANC's provincial executive committee, had resigned and would be replaced by Willies Mchunu. This was later confirmed by the ANC at an emergency press... Read more
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dna
Kerala governor Justice (retd) P Sathasivam invites Pinarayi Vijayan to form governmentand five of CPM-IND. Vijayan's name was suggested by party secretary Kodieyri B
Kerala governor Justice (retd) P Sathasivam invites Pinarayi Vijayan to form government
dna / Posted 5 days ago
and five of CPM-IND. Vijayan's name was suggested by party secretary Kodieyri Balakrishnan as per the decision of the state committee and it was approved by all the MLAs. After the meeting, Balakrishnan met the governor and staked the claim of LDF... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dos and Don'ts for MPs As 10th Parliament Openssince some of them have never been MPs before," says Ms Kawesa. Among other th
Dos and Don'ts for MPs As 10th Parliament Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
since some of them have never been MPs before," says Ms Kawesa. Among other things, the rules book guides the MPs on Parliamentary Procedure, election of the Speaker of Parliament, how MPs should dress, the kind of language they should use... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament OpensOpposition party, has to fill some posts such as the Leader of the Opposition i
FDC At Crossroads As 10th Parliament Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Opposition party, has to fill some posts such as the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and chairpersons of several parliamentary committees. To act or not to act, is the main Opposition Forum for Democratic Change's (FDC) dilemma in... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte put in bad lightwith “the peace talks back to square one (PDI)”. This was contrary to what Dut
Duterte put in bad light
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
with “the peace talks back to square one (PDI)”. This was contrary to what Duterete had committed to the MILF Central Committee and had told the Moros during his campaign sortie in Cotabato City last February 27. Duterte to MILF: February... Read more
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Minda News
Which should come first? Pass BBL or shift to federalism?BBL or shift to federalism? Naguib Sinarimbo COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/22 May)
Which should come first? Pass BBL or shift to federalism?
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
BBL or shift to federalism? Naguib Sinarimbo COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/22 May) — With the proposal to shift to federal-parliamentary government gaining traction in the country as a result of the election of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA Speechand efficient manner; reduce pilferage of drugs through strengthening oversigh
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and efficient manner; reduce pilferage of drugs through strengthening oversight functions of hospitals by health advisory committees; review the Pharmacy, Medicines and Poison Act, specifically to ensure that stiffer penalties are included in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra's power couples - the cream of the cropinfluential and over public/community spending and trends 6. Chris Uhlmann, AB
Canberra's power couples - the cream of the crop
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
influential and over public/community spending and trends 6. Chris Uhlmann, ABC Radio AM host, and Gai Brodtmann, shadow parliamentary secretary for Defence and member for Canberra Behind the scenes influence is fine for most of the city’s power... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Senate passed bill to protect rights of unattended orphansof life to such children. They may involve in crimes and other social evils.”
Senate passed bill to protect rights of unattended orphans
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
of life to such children. They may involve in crimes and other social evils.” Meanwhile, the chair deferred the 22nd Constitution Amendment Bill at the request of its mover Law Minister Zahid Hamid. The request was made in view of the thin... Read more
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Daily News
[Parliament–Central Bank Treasury Bond issue. All details with regard to the issuance of T
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Central Bank Treasury Bond issue. All details with regard to the issuance of Treasury Bond reports to the Public Finance Committee by the Monitory Board of the Central Bank have been transparent. The amount of foreign reserves too reports to the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MPs oppose the protest lawagainst an Egyptian-Saudi Red Sea maritime border demarcation deal. Anwar Al-S
MPs oppose the protest law
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
against an Egyptian-Saudi Red Sea maritime border demarcation deal. Anwar Al-Sadat, chairman of parliament’s Human Rights Committee, said the ruling against the youths was like a “medal on their chests” that represents their allegiance and loyalty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Praises Legislators For Selecting Oulanyah As Deputy Speaker12 minutes earlier, administered to Kadaga the oath of the speaker and handed h
Museveni Praises Legislators For Selecting Oulanyah As Deputy Speaker
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
12 minutes earlier, administered to Kadaga the oath of the speaker and handed her instruments of power which included; the constitution, the rules of procedure and the mace. In her acceptance speech, Kadaga said she will work with all MPs to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IEBC's Image Tainted, Way Out Neededor guilty of the allegations lodged against it, concerns are that the allegatio
IEBC's Image Tainted, Way Out Needed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
or guilty of the allegations lodged against it, concerns are that the allegations have disparaged its image. Bob Mkangi, a constitutional lawyer who served as a member of the Committee of Experts that summarised the 2010 Constitution, called for... Read more
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Minda News
Dureza: there will be “wide consultations” on crafting Bangsamoro peace roadmapBasic Law (BBL) because “that’s moot already. There’s no point to it anymore” i
Dureza: there will be “wide consultations” on crafting Bangsamoro peace roadmap
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
Basic Law (BBL) because “that’s moot already. There’s no point to it anymore” in view of the plan to amend the 1987 Constitution to shift to a federal system. He said by midterm elections or by 2019, the proposed amendments should have been... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
NA adopted 22nd Constitutional Amendment BillISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted the 22nd Const
NA adopted 22nd Constitutional Amendment Bill
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted the 22nd Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2016, enabling the retired civil servants and technocrats to be part of the Election Commission of Pakistan. Two hundred thirty-six members cast... Read more
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Daily News
Parliament [ ]said that he would make a detailed and comprehensive statement on the rise of o
Parliament [ ]
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
said that he would make a detailed and comprehensive statement on the rise of organised crimes in Jaffna at the next Parliamentary sitting week. The minister said the government has paid serious attention to the recent reports on the rise of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Economic Zones Law Unconstitutional - LawyersSpecial Economic Zones (SEZs) in which labour rights will not apply is a flawed
Special Economic Zones Law Unconstitutional - Lawyers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in which labour rights will not apply is a flawed piece of legislation unlikely to survive a constitutional challenge, legal experts said this week. Lawyers who spoke to the Financial Gazette pointed out that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Broadcast or Surrender Licences - Kindness Paradzaand are yet to go on air should broadcast or surrender their licences to other
Broadcast or Surrender Licences - Kindness Paradza
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and are yet to go on air should broadcast or surrender their licences to other players, a Member of Parliament has said. A Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information Media and Broadcasting Services member, Kindness Paradza, made the call... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Afoko Flouted Constitutional Requirement - NPPPatriotic Party (NPP) have accused the embattled National Chairman, Paul Afoko,
Afoko Flouted Constitutional Requirement - NPP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Patriotic Party (NPP) have accused the embattled National Chairman, Paul Afoko, of flouting a requirement of the party's constitution. According to the Lead Counsel, Godfred Yeboah Odame, it was a requirement in the party's constitution to have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
‘Chamber Support Officers’: Zuma’s securocracy, protected by the bouncersNever before in democratic South Africa have police and the parliamentary prote
‘Chamber Support Officers’: Zuma’s securocracy, protected by the bouncers
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Never before in democratic South Africa have police and the parliamentary protection services been used so freely – and often – against MPs, #FeesMustFall student protesters and unionised employees on an unprotected strike over performance bonuses.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Publish Oil & Gas Deals - Akoto Ampawsubject to defensible right of third parties. "Because all those things are be
Publish Oil & Gas Deals - Akoto Ampaw
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
subject to defensible right of third parties. "Because all those things are being done under Article 1, Clause 1 of the constitution, which says that the sovereignty of Ghana resides in the people of Ghana in whose name and for whose welfare all... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police probe Parliament damage after EFF evictionan explanation as to why Parliament had not instituted a disciplinary hearing a
Police probe Parliament damage after EFF eviction
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
an explanation as to why Parliament had not instituted a disciplinary hearing against the president. This was after a Constitutional Court judgment that Zuma and Parliament's actions over the Public Protector's report on upgrades to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGOs Express Joy As the Condemned National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill Withdrawn From Parlyto be factored into the proposed law. "We hope the withdrawal will result in a
NGOs Express Joy As the Condemned National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill Withdrawn From Parly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
to be factored into the proposed law. "We hope the withdrawal will result in a better Bill that is not only in line with Constitution but also addresses all the issues raised on it to date. "We acknowledge the concerns raised by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Plan Hearings on Safaricom Bids ScamsA parliamentary committee meets tomorrow to draw up a schedule of when top Safa
MPs Plan Hearings on Safaricom Bids Scams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A parliamentary committee meets tomorrow to draw up a schedule of when top Safaricom executives, suppliers and contractors will appear before lawmakers to shed light on allegations of multi-billion shilling tendering irregularities at the listed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Excitement, Anxiety Hit MPs Over Cabinet JobsThursday, after the newly-inaugurated 10th parliament picks its speaker and dep
Excitement, Anxiety Hit MPs Over Cabinet Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Thursday, after the newly-inaugurated 10th parliament picks its speaker and deputy, the House will constitute two important committees - for Appointments and for Business. The appointments committee is now crucial because it will vet President... Read more
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Minda News
BBL: Options Apt for Bangsamorothe House and the Senate can hasten the process by dispensing with some of its
BBL: Options Apt for Bangsamoro
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
the House and the Senate can hasten the process by dispensing with some of its Rules like shortening or modifying Committee hearings, debate period, etc. The 16th Congress had to strictly follow the Rules since President Aquino III had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Slams Police for Using Old, Oppressive LawsCentral MP, Brian Tshuma said it was time police ensured their policing methods
MP Slams Police for Using Old, Oppressive Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Central MP, Brian Tshuma said it was time police ensured their policing methods conformed to the country's new constitution. "There is need to transform and change the practice. We need to decriminalise defamation," he said. He was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fists, water bottles & hard hats flew during Zuma’s Q&A in ParliamentAletta Harrison/EWN. parliament,EFF,Economic Freedom Fighters EFF,Julius Malem
Fists, water bottles & hard hats flew during Zuma’s Q&A in Parliament
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
Aletta Harrison/EWN. parliament,EFF,Economic Freedom Fighters EFF,Julius Malema removed from parliament,Parliaments Sub Committee on Rules CAPE TOWN – Parliament says it “strongly condemns” what it calls “acts of violence” against its security... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
MP lays into cops for outdated policingCentral MP, Brian Tshuma said it was time police ensured their policing methods
MP lays into cops for outdated policing
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
Central MP, Brian Tshuma said it was time police ensured their policing methods conformed to the country’s new constitution. “There is need to transform and change the practice. We need to decriminalise defamation,” he said. He was... Read more
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walesonline
Detail emerges on Labour and Plaid's agreement following talksthe establishment of a National Infrastructure Commission and a Welsh developme
Detail emerges on Labour and Plaid's agreement following talks
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
the establishment of a National Infrastructure Commission and a Welsh development bank. There will also be three liaison committees on finance, legislation and the constitution where Plaid will have an input. Negotiations between Labour’s... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliamentary Trenches: Hard hats and hardened attitudesplaying out publicly and brutally in Parliament, President Jacob Zuma, maintain
Parliamentary Trenches: Hard hats and hardened attitudes
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
playing out publicly and brutally in Parliament, President Jacob Zuma, maintained that he and his ministers adhered to the Constitution. His reply to DA leader Mmusi Maimane’s question in relation to the Constitutional Court judgment on Nkandla was... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi's neighbourhood-first policy: Losing the neighbourhoodtarget country’s unfriendly strategic choices. Take the case of Nepal, for inst
Modi's neighbourhood-first policy: Losing the neighbourhood
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
target country’s unfriendly strategic choices. Take the case of Nepal, for instance. New Delhi was deeply upset with the Constitution passed by the Nepalese Constituent Assembly in September last year. Its unhappiness resulted from the legitimate... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police minister does not want suspension of McBride to be set asidefrom an order proposed by the minister that the decision to suspend and discipl
Police minister does not want suspension of McBride to be set aside
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
from an order proposed by the minister that the decision to suspend and discipline McBride should not be set aside. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday heard an application for confirmation of high court orders passed in December last year. The... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
NGOs joy as MPs reject reconciliation billto be factored into the proposed law. “We hope the withdrawal will result in a
NGOs joy as MPs reject reconciliation bill
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
to be factored into the proposed law. “We hope the withdrawal will result in a better Bill that is not only in line with Constitution but also addresses all the issues raised on it to date. “We acknowledge the concerns raised by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proposal for SADC Parliamentary ForumSADC observers Zimbabwe (file photo). The Secretary General of the Southern Af
Proposal for SADC Parliamentary Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
SADC observers Zimbabwe (file photo). The Secretary General of the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), Dr Esau Chiviya, recently made a strong case for transformation of the organ into a SADC Regional Parliament.... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Turkey parliament to begin debating hotly-contested immunity billThe bill has already led to unprecedented scenes at the committee stage with de
Turkey parliament to begin debating hotly-contested immunity bill
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
The bill has already led to unprecedented scenes at the committee stage with deputies exchanging angry blows with their fists and even feet rather than discussing the document. The debates, which could prove fiery, are to begin at around midday GMT... Read more
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