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The Financial Express
Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 12is high after its maiden victory in Assam Assembly polls and its performance in
Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 12
The Financial Express / Posted an hour ago
is high after its maiden victory in Assam Assembly polls and its performance in Kerala and West Bengal elections. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs today recommended holding of Monsoon session from July 18 to August 12. The session comes... Read more
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asianage
Cabinet Committee to set parliament's monsoon session dates tomorrowThere are indications that the session will start on July 18 and continue till
Cabinet Committee to set parliament's monsoon session dates tomorrow
asianage / Posted an hour ago
There are indications that the session will start on July 18 and continue till August 13. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will meet on Wednesday to decide the schedule of the Monsoon session,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
November 7 election date in limboover the elections date, Today understands, stems from the fact that the amendm
November 7 election date in limbo
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 hours ago
over the elections date, Today understands, stems from the fact that the amendment of the date must go through loads of constitutional processes before it can become a law. And following that long process, the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of tortureare sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authorit
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of torture
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
are sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authoritarian political revival. The ethics committee of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress, will try to determine if Bolsonaro, a former... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of tortureare sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authorit
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of torture
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
are sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authoritarian political revival. The ethics committee of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress, will try to determine if Bolsonaro, a former... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SABC denies revolt and appoints new ‘leader’resignation letter said he believed he could “be more effective inside the SABC
SABC denies revolt and appoints new ‘leader’
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 hours ago
resignation letter said he believed he could “be more effective inside the SABC than outside”. Chairman of the Portfolio Committee on Communications, Humphrey Maxegwana, on Tuesday said Matthews’ resignation was worrying. “It is concerning to see... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of tortureare sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authorit
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of torture
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
are sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authoritarian political revival. The ethics committee of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress, will try to determine if Bolsonaro, a former... Read more
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The Star
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of tortureare sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authorit
Brazil Congress investigates lawmaker's alleged support of torture
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
are sparking concern that the country's political crisis may foster an authoritarian political revival. The ethics committee of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress, will try to determine if Bolsonaro, a former... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Big Shoes to Fill: Sharp focus on finding a new Public Protector highlights apathy in filling other postsIt’s the person’s moral compass that’s the determining (factor).” The Public P
Big Shoes to Fill: Sharp focus on finding a new Public Protector highlights apathy in filling other posts
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
It’s the person’s moral compass that’s the determining (factor).” The Public Protector is established in Chapter 9 of the Constitution as an institution supporting democracy to “investigate any conduct in state affairs, or in the public... Read more
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Business Standard India
New Rajya Sabha math emboldens govt to make renewed push for GSTThe Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs is slated to meet on Wednesday t
New Rajya Sabha math emboldens govt to make renewed push for GST
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs is slated to meet on Wednesday to fix the schedule for the forthcoming monsoon session. The session, likely to start in the third week of July, will see the government make a renewed push for the passage... Read more
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asianage
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurdBharti’s wife filed a domestic violence case against him; and the AAP governmen
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurd
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
Bharti’s wife filed a domestic violence case against him; and the AAP government passed the controversial bill to shield 21 parliamentary secretaries from disqualification by keeping them out of the purview of “office-of profit” with retrospective... Read more
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asianage
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurdBharti’s wife filed a domestic violence case against him; and the AAP governmen
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurd
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
Bharti’s wife filed a domestic violence case against him; and the AAP government passed the controversial bill to shield 21 parliamentary secretaries from disqualification by keeping them out of the purview of “office-of profit” with retrospective... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn loses resounding no confidence vote after BrexitAll 58 Labour resignations so far KEY: Shadow cabinet, shadow minister, Parlia
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn loses resounding no confidence vote after Brexit
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
All 58 Labour resignations so far KEY: Shadow cabinet, shadow minister, Parliamentary Private Secretary Sir Keir Starmer Steve Reed Thangam Debbonaire Yvonne Fovargue Diana Johnson Toby Perkins Anna Turley Alex Cunningham Wayne... Read more
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The New Statesman
MPs vote no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn after shadow cabinet revolt: as it happenedpassed a no confidence motion against Jeremy Corbyn by 172 votes to 40, with 4
MPs vote no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn after shadow cabinet revolt: as it happened
The New Statesman / Posted 14 hours ago
passed a no confidence motion against Jeremy Corbyn by 172 votes to 40, with 4 abstentions Jeremy Corbyn vows to defy "unconstitutional vote" and stay on rather than "betraying" party members The main challenger is tipped to be either Angela... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight on despite losing no confidence voteof politics by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them
Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight on despite losing no confidence vote
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
of politics by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning. Today's vote by MPs has no constitutional legitimacy. "We are a democratic party, with a clear constitution. Our people need Labour party members,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
56 Years of Republican Status - Touching the Peace of NationsGhana's status as a republic cut across all political, religious and ethnic div
56 Years of Republican Status - Touching the Peace of Nations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Ghana's status as a republic cut across all political, religious and ethnic divides as testified by the then Leader of Parliamentary Opposition, S. D. Dombo, when he said "the coming into operation of the republican constitution would breathe... Read more
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NBC News
What to Know About European Union's Divorce Clauseit was proposed by former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, who chaire
What to Know About European Union's Divorce Clause
NBC News / Posted 16 hours ago
it was proposed by former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, who chaired the conclave that drew up a proposed Constitution for Europe. Giscard told the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera this week he had wanted to remove "the fear,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn loses resounding no confidence vote after Brexitof politics by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn loses resounding no confidence vote after Brexit
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
of politics by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning. Today’s vote by MPs has no constitutional legitimacy. We are a democratic party, with a clear constitution. Our people need Labour party members, trade... Read more
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Business Standard India
CCPA to meet tomorrow to decide Monsoon session datesThe Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath
CCPA to meet tomorrow to decide Monsoon session dates
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will meet tomorrow to decide the schedule of the Monsoon session, which is expected to start in the third week of July. The session comes at a time when the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Puno pushes federalismby the “political virus.” “Reality will reveal that the independence of the ju
Puno pushes federalism
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
by the “political virus.” “Reality will reveal that the independence of the judiciary is sufficiently insulated in our Constitution. The appointment process in the judiciary is still infected by political virus. Why is this happening? Wrong... Read more
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iol.co.za
SABC staff challenge Motsoenengto reprimand the SABC and to rule that its censorship policy is also a clear vi
SABC staff challenge Motsoeneng
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
to reprimand the SABC and to rule that its censorship policy is also a clear violation of not only your code, but also the constitution. “Free speech is a cornerstone of our democracy.” Time to hit panic button? Media Monitoring Africa director... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Registrar for Ethics Committee a Move in the Right DirectionThe resignation of the current registrar of the Joint Committee on Ethics and M
New Registrar for Ethics Committee a Move in the Right Direction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The resignation of the current registrar of the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests, Ms Fazela Mohamed, signals another move in the right direction for this committee. A new registrar will hopefully work together with the reconstituted... Read more
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The Economic Times
CCPA to meet tomorrow to decide Monsoon session datesNEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minis
CCPA to meet tomorrow to decide Monsoon session dates
The Economic Times / Posted 23 hours ago
NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will meet tomorrow to decide the schedule of the Monsoon session, which is expected to start in the third week of July. The session comes at a time... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
ECP cannot take action against PMsecretary said the ECP had advised the government to appoint sitting judges of
ECP cannot take action against PM
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
secretary said the ECP had advised the government to appoint sitting judges of high courts as members of the constitutional body in consultation with the Supreme Court chief justice, but the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn faces Labour Brexit mutinyAll 46 Labour resignations so far KEY: Shadow cabinet, shadow minister, Parlia
Latest updates as Jeremy Corbyn faces Labour Brexit mutiny
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
All 46 Labour resignations so far KEY: Shadow cabinet, shadow minister, Parliamentary Private Secretary Sir Keir Starmer Steve Reed Thangam Debbonaire Yvonne Fovargue Diana Johnson Toby Perkins Anna Turley Alex Cunningham Wayne... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: New Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister election timetable unveiled (29 June) and close at noon on Thursday, an influential group of Tory MPs have
Brexit: New Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister election timetable unveiled
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
(29 June) and close at noon on Thursday, an influential group of Tory MPs have proposed. The executive of the 1922 Committee, which is made up of the party's backbench MPs and chaired by Brexit backer Graham Brady, also advised electing a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fearless AG Mildred Chiri Vows to Expose Corruptionto expose corruption through the Auditor-General's reports because she will be
Fearless AG Mildred Chiri Vows to Expose Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to expose corruption through the Auditor-General's reports because she will be executing her mandate as provided for in the constitution," she told The Standard last Friday. "As you may be aware, the AG's reports incorporate management comments... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
PPP to file a reference in ECP for disqualification of Nawaz Sharif“Keeping in view the above facts, Nawaz Sharif does not qualify for prime minis
PPP to file a reference in ECP for disqualification of Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
“Keeping in view the above facts, Nawaz Sharif does not qualify for prime minister’s office under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution; therefore, he may be disqualified,” the reference reads. Sources told Daily Times that a letter issued by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forgery Trial - Senators Strategise On Looming Faceon its Order Paper for consideration in the next legislative day. Malami on Th
Forgery Trial - Senators Strategise On Looming Face
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
on its Order Paper for consideration in the next legislative day. Malami on Thursday, refused to appear before the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, which had invited him over the planned prosecution of Saraki and... Read more
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Daily News
Rising pressure of Civil Society on goals of January 8not to make the appointment until the probe on the Central Bank involving Mahen
Rising pressure of Civil Society on goals of January 8
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
not to make the appointment until the probe on the Central Bank involving Mahendran’s work, was concluded by Parliament’s Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE). This certainly took both the heat and beat out of the JO’s campaign against... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Brexit: Fear, Loathing, and Anger on Both Sides of the Channelafter falling to a 30 year low and markets recovered. As our Richard Smith obs
Brexit: Fear, Loathing, and Anger on Both Sides of the Channel
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
after falling to a 30 year low and markets recovered. As our Richard Smith observed: Corbyn thinks politics is all about committee resolutions and not sharing platforms, and his soft-left intra party opposition just say “tut” when snarled at by... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Fearless AG Mildred Chiri vows to expose corruptionto expose corruption through the Auditor-General’s reports because she will be
Fearless AG Mildred Chiri vows to expose corruption
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 3 days ago
to expose corruption through the Auditor-General’s reports because she will be executing her mandate as provided for in the constitution,” she told The Standard last Friday. “As you may be aware, the AG’s reports incorporate management comments... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(Yonhap Interview) Parliamentary speaker calls on president to make known her views on ConstitutionBy Song Su-gyong, Lee Kwang-bin and Lee Joon-seung SEOUL, June 26 (Yonhap) --
(Yonhap Interview) Parliamentary speaker calls on president to make known her views on Constitution
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 3 days ago
By Song Su-gyong, Lee Kwang-bin and Lee Joon-seung SEOUL, June 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's parliamentary speaker on Sunday called on President Park Geun-hye to make known her views on amending the Constitution, stressing that the process to have... Read more
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Salon.com
We need a true blueprint for gun control: Democrats must devise an in-depth strategy that’s massive in scopechecks & misnamed ‘no fly no buy’” but, he asks, “What higher law justifies tha
We need a true blueprint for gun control: Democrats must devise an in-depth strategy that’s massive in scope
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
checks & misnamed ‘no fly no buy’” but, he asks, “What higher law justifies that action?” And he points out, “The Constitution (2nd Amendment this time, not 14th) & related SCOTUS rulings are not on protesters side this time,” nor are they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motion on IEBC Committee Due in Parliament WednesdayNairobi — A motion for the formation of the joint House Select Committee to loo
Motion on IEBC Committee Due in Parliament Wednesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nairobi — A motion for the formation of the joint House Select Committee to look into allegations against the IEBC Commissioners and the Secretariat as well as propose ways in which the poll agency can be reformed will be presented in Parliament next... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
NPP disciplinary Committee chair testifies against AfokoPolitics of Friday, 24 June 2016 The Chairman of the NPP Disciplinary Committe
NPP disciplinary Committee chair testifies against Afoko
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
Politics of Friday, 24 June 2016 The Chairman of the NPP Disciplinary Committee has testified against Paul Afoko insisting that the decision to suspend him as National Chairman was right. Most Rev. Samuel Asante-Antwi said the committee followed... Read more
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Namibia Economist
As Europe’s sceptics cheer Brexit, its enthusiasts mournnot fully absorbed the possibility of a vote for Brexit. Angela Merkel, Germany
As Europe’s sceptics cheer Brexit, its enthusiasts mourn
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
not fully absorbed the possibility of a vote for Brexit. Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, called a crisis meeting of parliamentary leaders and cabinet members. In Rome, the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, convened an emergency meeting... Read more
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Namibia Economist
As Europe’s sceptics cheer Brexit, its enthusiasts mournnot fully absorbed the possibility of a vote for Brexit. Angela Merkel, Germany
As Europe’s sceptics cheer Brexit, its enthusiasts mourn
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
not fully absorbed the possibility of a vote for Brexit. Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, called a crisis meeting of parliamentary leaders and cabinet members. In Rome, the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, convened an emergency meeting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt's Chaotic Interference in Senate Mattersof the Senate, Clerk of the National Assembly, Clerk of the Senate as well as C
Govt's Chaotic Interference in Senate Matters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of the Senate, Clerk of the National Assembly, Clerk of the Senate as well as Chairman and Secretary, Business and Rules Committee. An extract from the Police letter reads: "I refer to the Deputy Inspector-General of Police's letter no.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parly Adopts Report On BillParliament has adopted a Non Adverse Report on Local Government Laws Amendment
Parly Adopts Report On Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Parliament has adopted a Non Adverse Report on Local Government Laws Amendment Bill by the Parliamentary Legal Committee despite protests by the MDC-T that said their members were not present when the committee sat to deliberate. The Local... Read more
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iol.co.za
Judge Desai to run for public protectorsigned by advocate Denzil Potgieter SC, Igsaan Higgins and Advocate Joel Krige,
Judge Desai to run for public protector
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
signed by advocate Denzil Potgieter SC, Igsaan Higgins and Advocate Joel Krige, reads. This week, chairman of the parliamentary ad hoc committee established to nominate the new public protector, Makhosi Khoza, announced it had received 21... Read more
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iol.co.za
Judge Desai to run for public protectorsigned by advocate Denzil Potgieter SC, Igsaan Higgins and Advocate Joel Krige,
Judge Desai to run for public protector
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
signed by advocate Denzil Potgieter SC, Igsaan Higgins and Advocate Joel Krige, reads. This week, chairman of the parliamentary ad hoc committee established to nominate the new public protector, Makhosi Khoza, announced it had received 21... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliament: Claims, denials and disciplinary measures as Mgidlana and Nehawu members butt headsattempts to disrupt the meeting, appropriate action will be followed as part of
Parliament: Claims, denials and disciplinary measures as Mgidlana and Nehawu members butt heads
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
attempts to disrupt the meeting, appropriate action will be followed as part of Parliament’s internal process”. Nehawu’s parliamentary branch is the largest in the Western Cape and represents over 1,000 of the national legislature’s 1,389... Read more
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Daily News
Parliament-Introduction of RTI Bill a key election pledge of President: Gayantha If not f
Parliament-
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Introduction of RTI Bill a key election pledge of President: Gayantha If not for certain limitations imposed by the Constitution, Sri Lanka could have formulated the best RTI law in South Asia, Mass Media and Parliamentary Reforms Minister Gayantha... Read more
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Daily News
Time for reflexionothers the programme included the abolition of the Executive Presidency, the re
Time for reflexion
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
others the programme included the abolition of the Executive Presidency, the repeal of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution and the establishment of several independent commissions, investigations against public officials and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sue Me, Senator Sonko Dares Governor Kiderogoing by his past conduct cannot cry holiness and be the judge of conduct that
Sue Me, Senator Sonko Dares Governor Kidero
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
going by his past conduct cannot cry holiness and be the judge of conduct that meets the threshold of Chapter Six of the Constitution. The House Committee did not finalise its audit of the City County Accounts and he should not create stories and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Search for new Public Protector now underway in earnestCourt. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Thuli Madonsela,Public Protector,Public Pr
Search for new Public Protector now underway in earnest
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
Court. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Thuli Madonsela,Public Protector,Public Protectors Office,Public Protector appointment committee,Public Protector position So far, Parliament has received the names of 21 people, including that of Thuli... Read more
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Daily Maverick
X-Factor South Africa: Who can fill Thuli Madonsela’s shoes?nominees’ names are made public, although Khoza on Wednesday confirmed the nomi
X-Factor South Africa: Who can fill Thuli Madonsela’s shoes?
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
nominees’ names are made public, although Khoza on Wednesday confirmed the nominations for Madonsela (ineligible due to the constitutional stipulations) and Malunga. “The rest of the people, I will not be able to tell you.” The process to appoint a... Read more
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Daily News
During elections: PM calls for banning Advertising by candidatesPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Parliament suggested including
During elections: PM calls for banning Advertising by candidates
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Parliament suggested including a Clause in the new Constitution to give power to Parliament to either ban media advertising by candidates vying for elections or to impose a ceiling for political... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thuli Madonsela nominated for public protectorThe Constitution however precludes Madonsela from serving a second term, as the
Thuli Madonsela nominated for public protector
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
The Constitution however precludes Madonsela from serving a second term, as the public protector may only serve for a period of seven years. Madonsela’s term of office expires in October. Khoza did not disclose the names of the other nominees, only... Read more
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