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Roll Call
Ryan's 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOP-- Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced here Friday his five-point plan for a policy
Ryan's 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOP
Roll Call / Posted 2 hours ago
-- Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced here Friday his five-point plan for a policy agenda to help Republicans sweep the 2016 elections: addressing national security, restoring economic growth, rethinking healthcare, overhauling poverty programs and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Securocracy to Democracywhich constitute an introduction to a book to be published under the title Zimb
From Securocracy to Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
which constitute an introduction to a book to be published under the title Zimbabwe: The Challenges of Democratisation and Economic Recovery, edited by Dr Mandaza. As indicated in the scenarios outlined in the following sections, it is likely... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Chad and Djibouti: Elections and dictatorshipscolony, President Ismail Omar Guelleh won a fourth term in office, which he fir
Chad and Djibouti: Elections and dictatorships
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 11 hours ago
colony, President Ismail Omar Guelleh won a fourth term in office, which he first assumed in 1999. In Chad, the election committee announced that Déby had won a fifth term with 61.5 per cent of the vote; his closest competitor took just 13 per... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rick Scott has been a good governorrise, but they still shop when prices rise in the mall or grocery store. Newsp
Rick Scott has been a good governor
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
rise, but they still shop when prices rise in the mall or grocery store. Newspapers are a tremendous source of knowledge and pure enjoyment, and I hope The Florida Times-Union outlives me. Mimi Grenville, Jacksonville REPLY: RICK SCOTT A good... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 5, 2016own grave The Republican Party has dug its own grave. With Trump as the presum
Email letters, May 5, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
own grave The Republican Party has dug its own grave. With Trump as the presumptive nominee, will the leadership wake up and confirm Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, or will they wait for a more liberal nominee from President Clinton?... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
With Donald Trump in charge, Republicans have a day of reckoningRepublican elected officials, donors and strategists grappled uncomfortably Wed
With Donald Trump in charge, Republicans have a day of reckoning
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Republican elected officials, donors and strategists grappled uncomfortably Wednesday with the inevitability of Donald Trump as their presidential nominee, an unexpectedly sudden denouement that left many in a state of political paralysis and others... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Pakistani Novelist Tests the Limitshis car at the Benazir Bhutto Martyr Park, in Karachi. Hanif, who is fifty, has
A Pakistani Novelist Tests the Limits
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
his car at the Benazir Bhutto Martyr Park, in Karachi. Hanif, who is fifty, has a square jaw that juts from a square head, and he walks with the easy stride of a fighter pilot, which he once was. He was wearing a pair of knockoff Ray-Bans, which... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Gallison resignation prompts talk of ethics reformBuono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 A government watchdog group is talking eth
Gallison resignation prompts talk of ethics reform
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
Buono bbuono@abc6.com @BBuonoABC6 A government watchdog group is talking ethics reform amidst yet another Rhode Island State House scandal. Former State Representative and House Finance Committee Chairman Ray Gallison resigned Tuesday and... Read more
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Sun Star
Justices who approved Poe run face impeachment complaintWednesday against nine justices of the Supreme Court who voted to allow Senator
Justices who approved Poe run face impeachment complaint
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday against nine justices of the Supreme Court who voted to allow Senator Grace Poe to run for president in the May 9 elections. Teofilo Parilla, a private citizen who filed the complaint at the House of Representatives, accused the nine... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Donald Trump knocks Ted Cruz out of the raceother side, thanks to the seemingly unstoppable rise of Donald Trump. These de
Donald Trump knocks Ted Cruz out of the race
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
other side, thanks to the seemingly unstoppable rise of Donald Trump. These defections will play a role in the November elections, but in the primary election in Indiana on May 3rd only Republican votes counted for Mr Trump—and he won big. In... Read more
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Fortune
Why Ted Cruz’s Big Gamble FailedYou could tell when Ted Cruz started speaking in the past tense that he had fin
Why Ted Cruz’s Big Gamble Failed
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
You could tell when Ted Cruz started speaking in the past tense that he had finally come to grips with the inevitable. Standing in front of a bank of flags, surrounded by family who had gathered for a final stand in Indiana, the Texas Senator dropped... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Conversation With Hage GeingobDirector, Africa Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Botswana; Fo
A Conversation With Hage Geingob
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Director, Africa Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Botswana; Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council. GEINGOB: It's a great honor to be here to again exchange... Read more
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The Manila Times
Corona’s case a top priority for the next PresidentB. S. Aquino 3rd prepares to end his term, he is doing everything to make sure
Corona’s case a top priority for the next President
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
B. S. Aquino 3rd prepares to end his term, he is doing everything to make sure he is succeeded by his chosen successor and that only the best things are said about him and his failed regime after he leaves office. But the untimely death of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FDC in Week of Confrontationopposition party. Kavuma's ruling was premised on an application by the deputy
FDC in Week of Confrontation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
opposition party. Kavuma's ruling was premised on an application by the deputy attorney general, Mwesigwa Rukutana, in the Constitutional court challenging FDC's defiance campaign. Therefore, it bars FDC from holding its weekly prayers at various... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe signs waiver to open her bank accountsthe years of her incumbency as public servant of the Republic of the Philippine
Poe signs waiver to open her bank accounts
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
the years of her incumbency as public servant of the Republic of the Philippines.” Poe served as chair of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board from 2010 to 2012 before she was elected senator in 2013. The waiver, a copy... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bar bankrupts from contesting elections, recomends parliamentary panelThe Joint Committee of Parliament on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has rec
Bar bankrupts from contesting elections, recomends parliamentary panel
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The Joint Committee of Parliament on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has recommended that a bankrupt person will be barred from contesting elections to any public office – whether a panchayat, municipality, legislative assembly or council and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Corona is gone but truth, honor and justice must be servedMay 1, 2016 10:27 pm DEATH came to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato C
Corona is gone but truth, honor and justice must be served
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
May 1, 2016 10:27 pm DEATH came to former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, 67, in Pasig City last Friday morning, ending his brave and lonely fight for personal honor, justice and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between a Divided Ruling Party and a Disrupted Leadershipcrisis that started in APC before the declaration of the final results of the e
Between a Divided Ruling Party and a Disrupted Leadership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
crisis that started in APC before the declaration of the final results of the election, following the death of the party's candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, later escalated and extended to the House of Assembly. It came to a head when the leadership... Read more
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The Hindu
Lead article by Congress leader Manish Tewari on Liberate the legislatorcross-party consensus on legislation, but also reaches out to individual lawmak
Lead article by Congress leader Manish Tewari on Liberate the legislator
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
cross-party consensus on legislation, but also reaches out to individual lawmakers rather than just their leaderships The Constitution (Fifty-second Amendment) Act, 1985 added the Tenth Schedule to the Indian Constitution to curb the growing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Cedes Chairmanship, Presidential Ticket to NorthBy Hamza Idris, Muideen Olaniyi and Saawua Terzungwe The Peoples Democratic Pa
PDP Cedes Chairmanship, Presidential Ticket to North
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Hamza Idris, Muideen Olaniyi and Saawua Terzungwe The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, ratified the decision of its zoning committee which zoned office of the party's national chairman to the North-east. This development came ahead of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Awaiting parliament’s decisionAn agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to
Awaiting parliament’s decision
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
An agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to be presented to parliament for legal and constitutional review and — if all goes according to government plans — final ratification. But will MPs vote in favour? The... Read more
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Quartz
Can Donald Trump really win the White House? — Quartz Donald Trump announced he was running for president in June, and pun
Can Donald Trump really win the White House?
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
— Quartz Donald Trump announced he was running for president in June, and pundits and rivals have been eagerly anticipating the collapse of his campaign ever since. They’re still waiting—the New York real... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Leni Robredovice presidential debate held in Manila last April 10, INQUIRER.net organized a
FULL TEXT: INQ & A with vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
vice presidential debate held in Manila last April 10, INQUIRER.net organized a series of individual interviews with the candidates and fielded questions from social media and chat apps. Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo, vice... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Don’t let people crash party primariesto comment on. Does an independent voter, someone who chose not to join a spec
Don’t let people crash party primaries
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
to comment on. Does an independent voter, someone who chose not to join a specific party, have the right to come in and choose that party's nominee? No, sir. They absolutely do not. Individuals have a right to form organizations that share... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Bello's Kogi, Things Get More Complicatedchapter of the All Progressives Congress has pitted the chairman of the party,
In Bello's Kogi, Things Get More Complicated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
chapter of the All Progressives Congress has pitted the chairman of the party, Alhaji Hadi Ametuo against the governor and his supporters, thus compounding Kogi's uneasy calm. Aftermath of the 'no confidence vote' passed on the Kogi State... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Air traffic delays ballot deliveryMANILA, Philippines – Citing air traffic congestion in Manila, the Commission o
Air traffic delays ballot delivery
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Citing air traffic congestion in Manila, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has changed the schedule of the deployment of official ballots to the provinces. It advised its officers in at least 19 provinces that the shipment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Has Nothing to Campaign With in Edo - EriboMr. Crosby Osadolor Eribo is the member representing Egor constituency and chai
PDP Has Nothing to Campaign With in Edo - Eribo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mr. Crosby Osadolor Eribo is the member representing Egor constituency and chairman House committee on Appropriation. He was a three term Chairman of Egor Local Government. In this interview, he speaks on issues pertaining to the forthcoming local... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Fact checking the Luzon Presidential DebateSantiago: Yes, kanina binanggit ko na magkakaroon tayo in the next six years a
Fact checking the Luzon Presidential Debate
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Santiago: Yes, kanina binanggit ko na magkakaroon tayo in the next six years a new capital city, somewhere near Clark area. And in that city, there would be not only a new government center like the one they have in Malaysia, an IT Park but also an... Read more
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International Business Times
Brazil Senate to pick key committee to seal fate of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment Brazil's Senate is poised to pick a key committee that will decide the fate of
Brazil Senate to pick key committee to seal fate of Dilma Rousseff's impeachment
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Brazil's Senate is poised to pick a key committee that will decide the fate of President Dilma Rousseff in her ongoing impeachment battle. The panel will recommend whether the embattled Latin American leader should face legal proceedings in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
LS passes Bills despite disruptionsCongress derails Rajya Sabha proceeding on President's rule in UttarakhandCongr
LS passes Bills despite disruptions
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Congress derails Rajya Sabha proceeding on President's rule in UttarakhandCongress derails Rajya Sabha proceeding on President's rule in Uttarakhand Despite a belligerent Opposition bent on disrupting proceedings in... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
N.O. state senator calls for constitutional convention 25th April 2016 · 0 Comments By Christopher TidmoreContributing Writer The
N.O. state senator calls for constitutional convention
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
25th April 2016 · 0 Comments By Christopher TidmoreContributing Writer The possibility that a state constitutional convention to untangle Louisiana fiscal problems inherent in our basic law... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. primary’s importance expected to lift turnout in Westmoreland CountyPa. primary's importance expected to lift turnout in Westmoreland County | Trib
Pa. primary’s importance expected to lift turnout in Westmoreland County
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Pa. primary's importance expected to lift turnout in Westmoreland County | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Pa. primary's importance expected to lift turnout in Westmoreland County • Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday • Voting inquiries can... Read more
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New York Magazine
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanshipsince Barack Obama defeated John McCain in the presidential election, capturing
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanship
New York Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
since Barack Obama defeated John McCain in the presidential election, capturing Republican stronghold after stronghold and helping to usher in a Democratic supermajority in the Senate. On television and on the front pages of newspapers, pundits... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Upholding the rights of indigenous peoplesElection is not only about the candidates. It is about the citizens. It is abou
Upholding the rights of indigenous peoples
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
Election is not only about the candidates. It is about the citizens. It is about the electorate. As such, it is vital for the citizens to understand their right to suffrage or the right to vote. The Constitution says that every Filipino citizen has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
9th Parliament's Most Dramatic Momentsthe chambers to a minister attempting to punch an MP while another threatened t
9th Parliament's Most Dramatic Moments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the chambers to a minister attempting to punch an MP while another threatened to commit suicide right on the floor. The House was never short of a fair dose of drama. The May 2011 swearing-in was a spectacle of its own with MPs unable to... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local news in brief for April 23, 2016Priest prayer vigil, funeral announced The Diocese of St. Augustine will hold
Local news in brief for April 23, 2016
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 12 days ago
Priest prayer vigil, funeral announced The Diocese of St. Augustine will hold a prayer vigil and funeral Mass for Father Rene Wayne. A prayer vigil will be at 7 p.m. Monday at San Sebastian Catholic Church, 1112 State Road 16. On Tuesday, there will... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Ramatlhodi expresses sadness on death of liberal stalwart Dene SmutsThe Minister for the Public Service and Administration‚ Adv Ngoako Ramatlhodi‚
Ramatlhodi expresses sadness on death of liberal stalwart Dene Smuts
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The Minister for the Public Service and Administration‚ Adv Ngoako Ramatlhodi‚ has expressed his deep sadness over the death of former Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Dene Smuts. Smuts died suddenly in Cape Town on Thursday afternoon. She... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ramatlhodi expresses sadness on death of liberal stalwart Dene SmutsCape Town on Thursday afternoon. She was in her 60s. “Minister Ramatlhodi join
Ramatlhodi expresses sadness on death of liberal stalwart Dene Smuts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
Cape Town on Thursday afternoon. She was in her 60s. “Minister Ramatlhodi joins the nation in mourning the veteran DA MP and has conveyed his condolences to Ms. Smuts’ family‚” the minister’s office said in a statement. At the time when... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guideto 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
to 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election information, contact your county Board of Elections or visit www.Votes PA.com. The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Information Center also provides... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Labor unions sue state of Michigan over election lawFriday over a law that allows corporations, but not unions, to use payroll dedu
Labor unions sue state of Michigan over election law
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Friday over a law that allows corporations, but not unions, to use payroll deductions for contributions to political action committees. The sweeping law was one of the last ones passed in last year's legislative session after it transformed from an... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie's pick for state Supreme Court gets Senate panel's OKChristie’s nominee for the last vacant seat on the New Jersey Supreme Court won
Christie's pick for state Supreme Court gets Senate panel's OK
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 days ago
Christie’s nominee for the last vacant seat on the New Jersey Supreme Court won unanimous approval from a key Senate committee Thursday, three days after his nomination was filed. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-0 to approve Walter... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Seriti Commission findings on Arms Deal: It ain’t over till ConCourt singswas first out of the gates after President Zuma plodded his way through the fav
Seriti Commission findings on Arms Deal: It ain’t over till ConCourt sings
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
was first out of the gates after President Zuma plodded his way through the favourable findings of the long-awaited, costly and compromised Arms Procurement Commission, headed by Judge Willie Seriti and released on Thursday. “It was a whitewash... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Jeff Radebe - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17Honourable Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Acting Presiden
Minister Jeff Radebe - Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Honourable Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Acting President and Deputy President, The Honourable Ramaphosa Ministers present; Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and In 1994 we embarked on a long and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
T Abandons Coalition TalksTHE Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has abandoned coalition talks with o
T Abandons Coalition Talks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
THE Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has abandoned coalition talks with other opposition parties ahead of decisive 2018 elections, as it prepares a final assault against President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party, the Financial Gazette can... Read more
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International Business Times
Congo-Brazzaville:Pool shelling 'killed 600 and displaced 2,000' claims opposition The Congolese opposition has claimed hundreds of civilians may have been killed
Congo-Brazzaville:Pool shelling 'killed 600 and displaced 2,000' claims opposition
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Congolese opposition has claimed hundreds of civilians may have been killed and more than 2,000 displaced in air strikes carried out by the newly-elected president Denis Sassou Nguesso's government on residential areas in Pool, the south-eastern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Assembly Amending Law to Remove 'Erring' Local Council ChairpersonsThe Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing to amend the Local Government La
Lagos Assembly Amending Law to Remove 'Erring' Local Council Chairpersons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing to amend the Local Government Law to allow the lawmakers sack any "erring" elected council chairperson in the state. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the House, said Monday that the proposed amendment... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Baleka Mbete: Madam Speaker, Madam President?In years to come, South Africans might look back with nostalgia and long for th
Baleka Mbete: Madam Speaker, Madam President?
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
In years to come, South Africans might look back with nostalgia and long for the days when Jacob Zuma was president. The only thing worse than having a president who acts in violation of the Constitution during his term of office is a person whose... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SC junks Tatad’s second MR to disqualify Poehad earlier asked the high court to reverse its decision on the disqualificatio
SC junks Tatad’s second MR to disqualify Poe
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
had earlier asked the high court to reverse its decision on the disqualification case against Poe over citizenship and residency issues despite the SC’s pronouncement that the ruling was final and that no more motions would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CDC Defies NECThe main opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC has openly challenge
CDC Defies NEC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The main opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC has openly challenge authorities of the National Elections Commission. The CDC described the recent NEC warning against pre-election campaigning as a clever attempt to scare its partisans from... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil's shrewd Senate boss unlikely to rescue Rousseffover Rousseff's impeachment, weighed the fate of a fellow politician from his t
Brazil's shrewd Senate boss unlikely to rescue Rousseff
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
over Rousseff's impeachment, weighed the fate of a fellow politician from his tiny northeastern state of Alagoas: Fernando Collor de Mello. Calheiros was a key advisor in Collor's successful presidential campaign in 1989. Just three years... Read more
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