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AllAfrica.com
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National Developmentlast week from August 21st - 28th for the 2015 Annual General Conference of the
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
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 event, the 55th AGC of the NBA, unarguably the largest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Truly Independent IEC Is Democracy's Last Line of DefenceSouth Africans have spent a lot of time recently talking about the threat posed
A Truly Independent IEC Is Democracy's Last Line of Defence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africans have spent a lot of time recently talking about the threat posed by the capture of state institutions and enterprises by President Zuma. The Presidency's extraordinary powers of appointment, along with a blindly loyal parliamentary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wolokoso - General Tumwine for Going Forward?in the ruling NRM wondering his plans. When parliament voted on a question whe
Wolokoso - General Tumwine for Going Forward?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in the ruling NRM wondering his plans. When parliament voted on a question whether or not to read the controversial constitutional amendment bill to go to the committee stage, General Tumwine voted "no" with the 33 opposition who wanted the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Interview - State House Is Far - VP Mnangagwapast, the liberation struggle, the long years he has been with President Robert
The Interview - State House Is Far - VP Mnangagwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
past, the liberation struggle, the long years he has been with President Robert Mugabe, the current goings-on in Zimbabwe and in Zanu-PF, what the future holds for the country, and why those who think he is the leading candidate to succeed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unions Insist Teachers Will Stay Away From Schools On Mondaypay dispute with the government. Schools were expected to re-open for the cruc
Unions Insist Teachers Will Stay Away From Schools On Monday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
pay dispute with the government. Schools were expected to re-open for the crucial third term at the end of which thousands of learners are expected to take their Standard Eight and Form Four national examinations. On Saturday, parents and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
A truly independent IEC is democracy’s last line of defenceSouth Africans have spent a lot of time recently talking about the threat posed
A truly independent IEC is democracy’s last line of defence
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
South Africans have spent a lot of time recently talking about the threat posed by the capture of state institutions and enterprises by President Jacob Zuma. The Presidency’s extraordinary powers of appointment, along with a blindly loyal... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Democrats push independent commission amid redistricting messto an independent commission as other states have done, Democrats argue. But R
Democrats push independent commission amid redistricting mess
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
to an independent commission as other states have done, Democrats argue. But Republicans, in charge of the Legislature and whose redistricting efforts have resulted in a legal quagmire, aren't ready to give up the job. Although such... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?August 30, 2015 10:00 pm The camp of 2016 presidential candidate Manuel Roxas
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
August 30, 2015 10:00 pm The camp of 2016 presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 2nd had threatened the Iglesia Ni Cristo with a “Napoles”-and-“Enrile”-type of operations if the religious group does... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Hard bargaining over Cabinet portfoliosNational Govt: UNP resists backbench pressure to go it alone : �Aim for the m
Hard bargaining over Cabinet portfolios
Sunday Observer / Posted 4 days ago
National Govt: UNP resists backbench pressure to go it alone : �Aim for the moon and hit the stars� was the Sri Lanka Freedom Party�s rule when it negotiated for ministerial portfolios with the UNP to form a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Election tipped for end 2016according to a political source. The tentative timeline made by observers come
Election tipped for end 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
according to a political source. The tentative timeline made by observers comes after the draft charter was completed and is due to be put to a vote by the National Reform Council on Sept 6. The timeline is based on the scenario that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambode Shifts Reforms to Councils, May Sack 57 Executive SecretariesThere are strong indications that the on-going restructuring and reforms in the
Ambode Shifts Reforms to Councils, May Sack 57 Executive Secretaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
There are strong indications that the on-going restructuring and reforms in the Lagos State Civil Service will soon be extended to the 20 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in the state.Presently, the affairs of the councils... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Only Woman in the BoardroomNigerian women and many gender-based organisations were caught in ecstasy when
The Only Woman in the Boardroom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Nigerian women and many gender-based organisations were caught in ecstasy when the news of Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari's appointment as the Acting Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hit the waves. This appointment by President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Breach of the Constitution By the Executive' - Says Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of Grand Bassa County.Grand Bass County Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of the Liberty Party has written t
'Breach of the Constitution By the Executive' - Says Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of Grand Bassa County.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Grand Bass County Senator Jonathan L. Kaipay of the Liberty Party has written the Liberian Senate requesting the body to request President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to make an official withdrawal of her points of agreement and disagreement with certain... Read more
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Times News
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launchedis now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launched
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
is now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here's a look at how the system works and what it means for taxpayers and voters: VOTER REGISTRATION ONLINE To register to vote online, go to the website —... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launchedis now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launched
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
is now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here's a look at how the system works and what it means for taxpayers and voters: VOTER REGISTRATION ONLINE To register to vote online, go to the website —... Read more
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Asian journal
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretakerWednesday, Aug. 26, as the National Transformation Council renewed its call on
Finally oust or impeach PNoy and welcome a caretaker
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
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 Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launchedis now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here
Pennsylvania's new online voter registration launched
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
is now the 23rd state in the country to provide online voter registration. Here's a look at how the system works and what it means for taxpayers and voters: VOTER REGISTRATION ONLINE To register to vote online, go to the website —... Read more
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Daily Press
As partisan fight simmers, optimist-in-chief McAuliffe brushes concerns awaybudgetary or legislative plans he may have for 2016, leaving them out of his an
As partisan fight simmers, optimist-in-chief McAuliffe brushes concerns away
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
budgetary or legislative plans he may have for 2016, leaving them out of his annual address to the General Assembly's money committees. He also avoided a phrase that has dominated so much of state governing for the last two years: Medicaid... 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 6 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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iol.co.za
IEC to re-advertise vacancypresidency has been asked to re-advertise the vacancy on the Electoral Commissi
IEC to re-advertise vacancy
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
presidency has been asked to re-advertise the vacancy on the Electoral Commission of South Africa for better racial and gender representation. File Photo: Masi Losi Durban - It’s back to the drawing board as the presidency has been asked to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Conservative Lawmaker Mizulina Takes On Cheeky Children's Notebooksthe official ideology of the time, but were most likely intended for adult audi
Conservative Lawmaker Mizulina Takes On Cheeky Children's Notebooks
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
the official ideology of the time, but were most likely intended for adult audiences, the lawmaker said on her Website and Twitter account on Wednesday. “The specifics of a child's psyche are such that children interpret everything literally,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Multiculturalism has a place in Indigenous constitutional recognition Photo:I subscribe wholeheartedly to embracing the complementary aspects of mu
Multiculturalism has a place in Indigenous constitutional recognition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Photo:I subscribe wholeheartedly to embracing the complementary aspects of multiculturalism.(Glenn Hunt: AAP Image. File photo.) The Australian constitution is an enduring... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendmentFor the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-m
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
For the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-making amendment to the Illinois Constitution, there's organized opposition to the idea. Supporters of the amendment say that's a sign that the political powers that be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Approve More Time to Pass BillsTuesday evening showed up to approve a one-year extension of the deadline to pa
MPs Approve More Time to Pass Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday evening showed up to approve a one-year extension of the deadline to pass the last batch of Bills to implement the Constitution. They also voted to take a Bill giving Parliament immunity against interference by the Judiciary to the next... Read more
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Daily News
CBK, rise of the 'reformist'"Former President Kumaratunga heads the Office for National Unity. She is also
CBK, rise of the 'reformist'
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
"Former President Kumaratunga heads the Office for National Unity. She is also now playing a leading role in the SLFP. And she chaired the Committee which drafted the MoU from their side. President Maithripala Sirisena and the former President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama, Ethiopian PM Hailemariam in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaREMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER HAILEMARIAM DESALEGN OF ETHIOPIA
Obama, Ethiopian PM Hailemariam in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER HAILEMARIAM DESALEGN OF ETHIOPIA IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE PRIME MINISTER HAILEMARIAM: Members of the press, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to once again welcome His Excellency, the President of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Summary Decisions of the Cosatu North West Pec Held On the 20th August 2015 At Matlosana Recreation Centre, North WestThe Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West province held its
Summary Decisions of the Cosatu North West Pec Held On the 20th August 2015 At Matlosana Recreation Centre, North West
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the North West province held its normal Provincial Executive Committee [PEC] meeting on the 20th August 2015 at the Matlosana Recreation Centre to receive a report since the 4th Provincial Congress. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oguttu's Pointless OppositionHow dangerous can confusion between Leader of Opposition and Opposition Chief W
Oguttu's Pointless Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
How dangerous can confusion between Leader of Opposition and Opposition Chief Whip be? But not one opposition MP followed him out. Only four of the 67 opposition MPs ended up outside with their leader. In fact, even the Opposition Chief Whip,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solon wants absent colleagues expelledThe House of Representatives and Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga. INQUIRER FILE PHO
Solon wants absent colleagues expelled
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
The House of Representatives and Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO. An administration solon scored his colleagues for being absent in the plenary and proposed to expel their members who failed to fulfill their duties as lawmakers. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Princewill - an Apostle of Politics Without BitternessFor the former Governorship candidate of Labour Party in Rivers State, Prince T
Princewill - an Apostle of Politics Without Bitterness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
For the former Governorship candidate of Labour Party in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill, believes that leadership should be seen as a sacrifice as politics should not be a do or die affair. Age, according to the British great philosopher,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Endorses LunguTHE Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee has endorsed President Edgar Lungu a
PF Endorses Lungu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee has endorsed President Edgar Lungu as its candidate in next year's presidential election. The committee made the announcement after a PF Central Committee meeting held at State House in Lusaka yesterday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For a Successful Crusade Against CorruptionSo much has been written on the devastating effect of corruption on Nigeria and
For a Successful Crusade Against Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
So much has been written on the devastating effect of corruption on Nigeria and the Nigerian people that I will not devote much time in this brief write up on the magnitude of the evil that this cancer has done to our nation. Corruption has held our... 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 9 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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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NRC duo set to reject draftNational Reform Council members Wanchai Sornsiri (left) and Sombat Thamrongthan
NRC duo set to reject draft
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
National Reform Council members Wanchai Sornsiri (left) and Sombat Thamrongthanyawong - closely identified with Suthep Thaugsuban's "reform before elections" movement - will vote to kill the draft constitution. (Bangkok Post file photos) Related... Read more
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The Jewish Press
A Question of Patriotismmore we Americans began hearing about the possible nuclear pact with the Islami
A Question of Patriotism
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
more we Americans began hearing about the possible nuclear pact with the Islamic Republic of Iran, aka “the Iran deal,” and the more President Obama saw that Americans of all faiths and political opinions realized that the pact was not in our... Read more
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The Hindu
Rains keep away voters from polling boothscomplaints of names missing on electoral list 6.05 p.m. All the enthusiasm sta
Rains keep away voters from polling booths
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
complaints of names missing on electoral list 6.05 p.m. All the enthusiasm stays on social media Likes, shares, posts and tweets seem to far exceed in enthusiasm than the ground reality around polling booths in the city. The hashtag,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Anti-dynasty bill ‘problematic’bill is “problematic” because of its unpopularity among politicians, Speaker Fe
Anti-dynasty bill ‘problematic’
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
bill is “problematic” because of its unpopularity among politicians, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on Friday. The House of Representatives is seen running out of time in passing the bill in the chamber because of absenteeism of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Bakassi Worries Over Identity 10 Years OnBy Marcel Mbamalu and Anietie Akpan Lagos and Calabar — Following President Mu
New Bakassi Worries Over Identity 10 Years On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Marcel Mbamalu and Anietie Akpan Lagos and Calabar — Following President Muhammadu Buhari's recent pronouncement that Nigeria would not revisit the 2005 Green Tree Agreement (GTA) that ceded Bakassi Penninsula to Cameroun, indigenes have called... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Courts or President to Determine Referendum Over Poll Date ChangeNairobi — Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi on Thursday refrained
Courts or President to Determine Referendum Over Poll Date Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Nairobi — Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi on Thursday refrained from ruling whether amending the Constitution to push forward the election date will require a referendum. In his communication to the House, Muturi said the Constitution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Movement for Democratic Change - Policy for Urban and Local Authorities in ZimbabweThe MDC aims to manage the cities and towns of Zimbabwe according to its social
Movement for Democratic Change - Policy for Urban and Local Authorities in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The MDC aims to manage the cities and towns of Zimbabwe according to its social democratic principles which include equality of all, democracy, justice, freedom and solidarity, this policy document states how it will revive service delivery by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoilrule in 2011, but where rival forces are now vying for power after an unprecede
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoil
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
rule in 2011, but where rival forces are now vying for power after an unprecedented period of reform. Myanmar's commander-in-chief reiterated the need for the army to maintain its powerful role in politics, but said it would accept the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoilBy Timothy Mclaughlin and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmake
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoil
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
By Timothy Mclaughlin and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aregbesola's PredicamentThe first time she made history was last month when she petitioned the state's
Aregbesola's Predicament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The first time she made history was last month when she petitioned the state's House of Assembly and urged its members to investigate its governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and his deputy, Otunba Titi Laoye-Tomori, in line with Sections 128 and 129 of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Ask Public Servants to Resign One Year Before Electioneying elective posts in the 2017 general election must resign by August next ye
MPs Ask Public Servants to Resign One Year Before Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
eying elective posts in the 2017 general election must resign by August next year if Parliament adopts a proposal by a House team. The Justice and Legal Affairs Committee yesterday made changes to the Elections Amendment Bill 2015 to force... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The New Opposition Party in Townbeen expressed as to how the PDP would fare in its new-found position as the sy
The New Opposition Party in Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
been expressed as to how the PDP would fare in its new-found position as the symbol of opposition in the country. Understandably, such fears arose due to the beliefs that the PDP has been in the driver's seat for a very long time, 16 years to be... Read more
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Daily Press
In Richmond, the action has abated -- but has the session?central question persisted after a day of legal research on either side: Is the
In Richmond, the action has abated -- but has the session?
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
central question persisted after a day of legal research on either side: Is the Virginia General Assembly in session? Top House Republican leaders said yes, and they decried a surprise procedural move Democrats used to adjourn the state Senate a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
House OKs congressional redistricting planA plan to redraw Florida's 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the
House OKs congressional redistricting plan
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 15 days ago
A plan to redraw Florida's 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer to a potential faceoff with the Senate. Nine Democrats joined with the majority of Republicans in approving the new map on a 76-35... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Take On Corruption - Wole Soyinkathis wide-ranging interview, Prof Wole Soyinka speaks about the lost potential
My Take On Corruption - Wole Soyinka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
this wide-ranging interview, Prof Wole Soyinka speaks about the lost potential in Africa's most populous nation and the hope of creating a new society built on people-based values. INTRODUCTION Professor Wole Soyinka, Africa's first... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suu Kyi joins forces with Myanmar's ousted ruling party leaderforces re-align in the biggest shake-up since the end of military rule. Presid
Suu Kyi joins forces with Myanmar's ousted ruling party leader
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
forces re-align in the biggest shake-up since the end of military rule. President Thein Sein purged rival Shwe Mann and his allies from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) in dramatic fashion last week, just months... Read more
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Minda News
Minda da News: All Words, No ActionsBAR? Without leadership in action, he will have no BM nor BAR to inaugurate by
Minda da News: All Words, No Actions
Minda News / Posted 16 days ago
BAR? Without leadership in action, he will have no BM nor BAR to inaugurate by June 30, 2016. The Senate President, the House Speaker and the Chair of the House Ad Hoc Committee on BBL were elated by the President’s mention in his last July 27... Read more
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