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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Submits Investment Agreement for RatificationPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted to the National Legislature for r
Pres. Sirleaf Submits Investment Agreement for Ratification
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted to the National Legislature for ratification an Investment Incentive Agreement between the Government and Sethi Ferro Fabrik Incorporated for the development of a Scrap Metal Recycling Plant. In a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Land Taskforce Commends Legislature, Presidentto the nation through the passage of the Land Authority Act and anticipates the
Land Taskforce Commends Legislature, President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
to the nation through the passage of the Land Authority Act and anticipates the continued support of the members of the National Legislature during the transition to the new Liberia Land Authority. The Taskforce also acknowledged the support... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel’s Tenuous Grip on Chancellorshipwith Social Democrats and the Greens in the city of Berlin. But, even if it man
Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel’s Tenuous Grip on Chancellorship
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
with Social Democrats and the Greens in the city of Berlin. But, even if it manages to win larger representation in the national legislature, in the Bundestag next year, it’s unclear if it will be able to form a coalition government on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Concurs With Senate On Passage of Land Authority Actwith the Senate on the passage of the Liberia Land Authority (LLA) Act of 2015.
House Concurs With Senate On Passage of Land Authority Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
with the Senate on the passage of the Liberia Land Authority (LLA) Act of 2015. The Act, which was submitted to the National Legislature by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was enacted by the Liberian Senate on April 12 and sent to the House... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT academics, students demonstrate outside ParliamentProtesting students have again taken their grievances to the steps of the natio
UCT academics, students demonstrate outside Parliament
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Protesting students have again taken their grievances to the steps of the national legislature. The group includes academics and students from the UCT Health faculty. They are brandishing placards that read: “Invest in our future” and “access for... Read more
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Canberra Times
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 yearsto as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 years
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
to as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers put their names to a petition calling on the national legislature to stop the police and other government authorities from harassing and persecuting criminal defense... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 yearsto as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 years
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
to as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers put their names to a petition calling on the national legislature to stop the police and other government authorities from harassing and persecuting criminal defense... Read more
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The Age
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 yearsto as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 years
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
to as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers put their names to a petition calling on the national legislature to stop the police and other government authorities from harassing and persecuting criminal defense... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 yearsto as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 years
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers put their names to a petition calling on the national legislature to stop the police and other government authorities from harassing and persecuting criminal defense... Read more
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WA Today
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 yearsto as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers
China sentences Ai Weiwei's activist lawyer to 12 years
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
to as much as 7 1/2 years in prison. This week, more than 100 Chinese lawyers put their names to a petition calling on the national legislature to stop the police and other government authorities from harassing and persecuting criminal defense... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Passes U.S.$623 Million Budget35 of the Liberian Constitution gives the President the authority to approve or
House Passes U.S.$623 Million Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
35 of the Liberian Constitution gives the President the authority to approve or disapprove a bill sent to her by the National Legislature. In a letter on her action to the lawmakers, President Sirleaf said: "By virtue of the authority in me... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House of Representatives Ok 2016/2017 Budget With Additional U.S.$46 Millionrelevant agencies of government have not been able to generate the needed reven
House of Representatives Ok 2016/2017 Budget With Additional U.S.$46 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
relevant agencies of government have not been able to generate the needed revenue in line with the amount approved by the National Legislature. Despite harsh economic outlook characterized by drastic fall in the prices of essential commodities on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Get New Inspector General, DeputyGeneral for Operations. The new appointments at the LNP are consistent with th
Police Get New Inspector General, Deputy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
General for Operations. The new appointments at the LNP are consistent with the New Police Act recently enacted by the National Legislature, according to an Executive Mansion release. The Liberian leader announced the appointments Friday in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislature Supports PPP, Says Senator TaylorBong County Senator Jewel Taylor has reiterated the support of the National Leg
Legislature Supports PPP, Says Senator Taylor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Bong County Senator Jewel Taylor has reiterated the support of the National Legislature for the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the education sector. Senator Taylor said as result of the Liberian civil conflict, government is unable to provide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Passes 2016/17 Budget, Seeks Senate's Concurrenceas the pending 2017 general and presidential elections. Meanwhile, the House h
House Passes 2016/17 Budget, Seeks Senate's Concurrence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
as the pending 2017 general and presidential elections. Meanwhile, the House has forwarded the budget to the Liberia Senate for concurrence. The Senate is expected to endorse the budget on Thursday, according to sources at the National Legislat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Vetoes Legislature Financial Autonomy BillPresident Ellen Johnson has with immediate effect vetoed a Bill seeking to gran
Pres. Sirleaf Vetoes Legislature Financial Autonomy Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Ellen Johnson has with immediate effect vetoed a Bill seeking to grant financial autonomy to the National Legislature. President Sirleaf said the Bill, which seeks to give broad financial autonomy to the Legislature, was rejected on... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘SAA reads like a scary soap opera’a loss of R4.67 billion during the 2014/15 financial year. However, when they
‘SAA reads like a scary soap opera’
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
a loss of R4.67 billion during the 2014/15 financial year. However, when they came to present the final report in the national legislature yesterday, the airline said it had in fact suffered a loss of R5.6bn in the year under review. This... Read more
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iol.co.za
Revelation of SAA's R5.6bn loss stuns MPsa loss of R4.67 billion during the 2014/15 financial year. However, when they
Revelation of SAA's R5.6bn loss stuns MPs
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
a loss of R4.67 billion during the 2014/15 financial year. However, when they came to present the final report in the national legislature on Tuesday, the airline said it had in fact suffered a loss of R5.6bn in the year under review. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abe Kromah Back At LNP As '102'for the class of 2016. The new appointments at the LNP are consistent with the
Abe Kromah Back At LNP As '102'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
for the class of 2016. The new appointments at the LNP are consistent with the New Police Act recently enacted by the National Legislature, which calls for regular changes of the top police job. The President said she has explicit confidence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Institutions Brainstorm to Protect Exposure of Corruptionincluding the General Auditing Commission, the LACC, Financial Intelligence Uni
Corruption Institutions Brainstorm to Protect Exposure of Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
including the General Auditing Commission, the LACC, Financial Intelligence Unit, Public Accounts Committee at the National legislature have all been established to help fight corruption and Liberia also passed into law an act creating the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Legislative Financial Autonomy - President Vetoes Two BillsMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has vetoed two proposed legislations
No Legislative Financial Autonomy - President Vetoes Two Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has vetoed two proposed legislations sent to her by the National Legislature. Report by Henry Karmo- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. They... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"I'll Pass All Protocols in Liberia's Interest' - Deputy Speaker Commitsinstitutions, like the EPA-national focal institution with trained human resour
"I'll Pass All Protocols in Liberia's Interest' - Deputy Speaker Commits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
institutions, like the EPA-national focal institution with trained human resources and predictable finance. "To the National Legislature, the Executive has done their part. What is left of you is for you to ratify the UN Paris Climate Change... Read more
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express
Merkel’s party set to LOSE power in Berlin as exit polls show WORST result in historyin the past few months. Now it will sit in the parliament of the nation's capi
Merkel’s party set to LOSE power in Berlin as exit polls show WORST result in history
express / Posted 8 days ago
in the past few months. Now it will sit in the parliament of the nation's capital as it mulls its strategy to get into the national legislature in the general election due to be held in the autumn of 2017. Georg Pazderski, AfD's leading candidate... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Russia: Siberian vote could be annulled if fraud provenduring a parliamentary elections in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Rus
Russia: Siberian vote could be annulled if fraud proven
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
during a parliamentary elections in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Russia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in principle could bring genuine opposition into the national legislature. (AP Photo/Pavel G... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Russia begins national parliament electionRussia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in princi
Russia begins national parliament election
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
Russia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in principle could bring genuine opposition into the national legislature. But the Kremlin-backed United Russia and the parties that almost always follow its lead are set remain... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Russia begins national parliament electionRussia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in princi
Russia begins national parliament election
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Russia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in principle could bring genuine opposition into the national legislature. But the Kremlin-backed United Russia and the parties that almost always follow its lead are set remain... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Russia begins national parliament electionRussia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in princi
Russia begins national parliament election
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Russia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in principle could bring genuine opposition into the national legislature. But the Kremlin-backed United Russia and the parties that almost always follow its lead are set remain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Ponders Probe Into LPRC, Conex Lease Agreementagreement, claiming that its terms and conditions are against government revenu
House Ponders Probe Into LPRC, Conex Lease Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
agreement, claiming that its terms and conditions are against government revenue projections. It can be recalled that the National Legislature ratified a Consolidated Lease and Management Agreement between the LPRC and Conex Petroleum Services to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Constraints Render Elephants VulnerableFDA to close logistical gaps that could make the forest agency better equipped
Financial Constraints Render Elephants Vulnerable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
FDA to close logistical gaps that could make the forest agency better equipped to cover its activities in the country. The National Legislature needs to enact laws that will enhance the development and progress of the FDA, Freeman emphasized. "I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hon. Speaker Alex Tyler, I Told You Sodouble-edge sword to kill and bury two at one blow: first, the UP through the i
Hon. Speaker Alex Tyler, I Told You So
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
double-edge sword to kill and bury two at one blow: first, the UP through the indictment of Varney Sherman; and second, the National Legislature went down with Speaker Tyler's debacle. But apart from these two institutions long ago agonized, it is... Read more
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FOX News
Russia's Election: New Rules, Old FacesRussia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in princi
Russia's Election: New Rules, Old Faces
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Russia's weekend parliament elections take place under new rules that in principle could bring genuine opposition into the national legislature. But the Kremlin-backed United Russia and the parties that almost always follow its lead are set remain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget Hearings Continue, As Ministry of Gender, GSA Appearand the General Services Agency (GSA), among other agencies, have appeared befo
Budget Hearings Continue, As Ministry of Gender, GSA Appear
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and the General Services Agency (GSA), among other agencies, have appeared before the Joint Budget Committee of the National Legislature. The Ministry of Gender was represented Tuesday by a team led by Minister Julia Duncan Cassell, while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cleansing At Housesituation even became chaotic when the 'majority bloc' decided to conduct their
Cleansing At House
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
situation even became chaotic when the 'majority bloc' decided to conduct their session at the joint chambers of the National Legislature until the speaker steps aside from presiding and face his indictment by the state. The 'majority bloc'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Slum Dwellers Want Land Rights Bill PassedThe President of the Slum Dwellers Association of Liberia (SDAL), Bestman Toe,
Slum Dwellers Want Land Rights Bill Passed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The President of the Slum Dwellers Association of Liberia (SDAL), Bestman Toe, has called on the 53rd National Legislature to pass the Land Rights Bill to develop the slums and improve the livelihood of its inhabitants. The Land Rights Bill, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Mercy for Sick Tyler - Removal Likely Before Agriculture Breakfor cause by resolution of a two-thirds majority of the members of the House".
No Mercy for Sick Tyler - Removal Likely Before Agriculture Break
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
for cause by resolution of a two-thirds majority of the members of the House". Currently there are 73 members of the 53rd National Legislature and a two-third of that number will be 49 lawmakers. During the impasse for the recusal of Speaker... Read more
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The Hill
Israeli president hospitalized after strokeTimes of Israel described Peres as the last surviving member of Israel’s foundi
Israeli president hospitalized after stroke
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
Times of Israel described Peres as the last surviving member of Israel’s founding fathers and a veteran of the Knesset, its national legislature. Peres is often celebrated as one of the architects behind the Oslo Accords, an interim peace deal... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Where’s proof Zuma #paidbackthemoney?’opposition parties clamoured for him to present evidence in Parliament on Tuesd
‘Where’s proof Zuma #paidbackthemoney?’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
opposition parties clamoured for him to present evidence in Parliament on Tuesday. They said Zuma was accountable to the national legislature. The ANC had ordered its members not to come to the aid of Zuma, saying the money must come from Zuma’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
Where's proof of payment?opposition parties clamoured for him to present evidence in Parliament on Tuesd
Where's proof of payment?
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
opposition parties clamoured for him to present evidence in Parliament on Tuesday. They said Zuma was accountable to the national legislature. The ANC had ordered its members not to come to the aid of Zuma, saying the money must come from Zuma’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
Calls for Zuma's proof of paymentparties said yesterday they expected Zuma to present evidence in Parliament tod
Calls for Zuma's proof of payment
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
parties said yesterday they expected Zuma to present evidence in Parliament today, because he is accountable to the national legislature and must stick to the principle of accountability. The EFF, who two years ago started the campaign for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'They Are Liberian Citizens'indicated. The Mental Health Act was drafted by the Ministry of Health since 2
'They Are Liberian Citizens'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
indicated. The Mental Health Act was drafted by the Ministry of Health since 2009 and is reportedly lying down before the national legislature awaiting passage. According to Madam Tarr-Nyankoon, the passage of the Act will enable them advocate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Even Catalan separatists are tiring of endless independence pushthey defy the Spanish courts. Rajoy is embroiled in his own battle to cling on
Even Catalan separatists are tiring of endless independence push
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
they defy the Spanish courts. Rajoy is embroiled in his own battle to cling on to power after losing his majority in the national legislature last year and acting tough against the Catalans has been a consistent vote-winner for his People's Party... Read more
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Op-Ed News
These 9/11 Heroes Fought Against Terrorism a Century Before 2001Northern states. In December 1799 black leaders in Philadelphia sent a petitio
These 9/11 Heroes Fought Against Terrorism a Century Before 2001
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
Northern states. In December 1799 black leaders in Philadelphia sent a petition to the U.S. Congress that asked America's national legislature for protection from Fugitive Slave Law "abuses" -- the kidnap of free blacks into slavery. Congress... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unity Party Lawmakers Head Senate and House of Representatives Budget CommitteesMonrovia — The dust seems to have settled at the House of Representatives pavin
Unity Party Lawmakers Head Senate and House of Representatives Budget Committees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Monrovia — The dust seems to have settled at the House of Representatives paving the way for the National Legislature to commence hearing on the draft 2015/2016 national budget but from indications, the ruling Unity Party has taken full control of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Some See Anti-Women Backlash in Ouster of RousseffCongress, 51 are women, placing the country 155th in the world in the percentag
Some See Anti-Women Backlash in Ouster of Rousseff
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Congress, 51 are women, placing the country 155th in the world in the percentage of women elected to the lower house of a national legislature, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union. It trails places like Saudi Arabia and Turkmenistan. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gipo Town to Get Modern Town Halltoilet facility, among others. According to Younquoi, funding for the project
Gipo Town to Get Modern Town Hall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
toilet facility, among others. According to Younquoi, funding for the project will be generated from his colleagues at the National Legislature, citizens of the district residing in and out of Liberia and the public. He said funding will also be... Read more
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The New Statesman
SRSLY #58: The Lesser Bohemians / The Get Down / Tallulah63 parliamentary seats – the only one of the world’s thirty or so officially re
SRSLY #58: The Lesser Bohemians / The Get Down / Tallulah
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
63 parliamentary seats – the only one of the world’s thirty or so officially registered Pirate Parties with a presence in a national legislature – and it is expected to gain between 15 and 20 in the elections later this year. It has been quite a... Read more
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The New Statesman
How internet pirates became a political force in Iceland63 parliamentary seats – the only one of the world’s thirty or so officially re
How internet pirates became a political force in Iceland
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
63 parliamentary seats – the only one of the world’s thirty or so officially registered Pirate Parties with a presence in a national legislature – and it is expected to gain between 15 and 20 in the elections later this year. It has been quite a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MOH Official Urges Passage of Mental Health ActLegislature and is not passed into law," Yankon noted. The Ministry of Health
MOH Official Urges Passage of Mental Health Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Legislature and is not passed into law," Yankon noted. The Ministry of Health in 2013 submitted a Mental Health Act to the National Legislature to be passed into law in an effort to improve the mental health sector of the country that has long been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Tyler Recuses Himself From Presiding Over Plenaryof the nation. "The interest of the people remains supreme and as such I canno
Speaker Tyler Recuses Himself From Presiding Over Plenary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
of the nation. "The interest of the people remains supreme and as such I cannot continue to hold back the work of the National Legislature," Tyler said. He has been under pressure from a majority bloc of the House to recuse himself from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aggrieved Women Block Capitol Over House CrisisAll entrances leading to the Capitol Building, seat of the National Legislature
Aggrieved Women Block Capitol Over House Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
All entrances leading to the Capitol Building, seat of the National Legislature, were Thursday barricaded for hours as a result of a sit-in action by a group of women under the banner of Women in Peace-building Network (WIPNET). The women, who... Read more
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