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Politics: Possible Constitutional Reform In Kenya

There's ongoing discussion about the possible reform of the 2010 constitution, this due to the frequent violence that occurs in elections in Kenya. Individuals from parliament should decide on an alteration to the 2010 Constitution,…

Parliament gives nod to new ministers, judges in…

Ethiopia’s parliament on Tuesday authorized the appointment of countless key ministers and judicial officers. The House of Peoples’ Representatives, the lower chamber of Ethiopia’s parliament, recommended the appointments of Kenea Yadeta as defense minister, Gedion…

African Parliament condemns Mali ‘s military mutiny

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has condemned the army mutiny currently underway in Mali, saying it rejects any attempt at an unconstitutional alternate of government.    “The Pan-African Parliament strongly condemns the arrest of President Ibrahim…

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SABC troubles add to a rising list of…

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)'s organizational and financial problems will come to the fore once again on Tuesday as the broadcaster updates Parliament on its flailing fortunes. Its woes may seem to be recent,…

Gabon senate votes in favour of pro-gay law

Gabon’s upper parliamentary chamber, the senate, has voted in favour of decriminalising homosexuality, a week after the lower house strongly voted in that direction. The ball is now in the court of President Ali Bongo…

Impossible to hold 2020 polls – Somalia elections…

Somalia joins the league of country’s that cannot hold elections – not because of the coronavirus as in the case of Ethiopia but because of preparatory challenges, the elections chief has disclosed. According to National…

Gabon MPs vote to decriminalise homosexuality

Lawmakers in Gabon’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted to decriminalise homosexuality, becoming one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa to reverse a law that punishes sexual relations between people of the same…

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Ethiopia parliament picks Somali region VP as new…

Ethiopia’s upper parliamentary chamber, the House of Federation (HoF), on Wednesday elected a new speaker following the resignation of Keria Ibrahim. Aden Farah, a former vice-president of the Somali regional state, takes the speakership position…

Pro-Conde politician elected speaker of Guinea parliament

Guinea’s parliament on Tuesday, elected a top ally of President Alpha Conde as its head, a move seen as cementing the president’s control over the country’s legislature after months of political tensions. The ruling party’s…

Low voter turn out in Mali’s legislative polls

Officials in Mali said Thursday that voter turnout for the country;‘s legislative elections was just 36 percent. Mali’s territorial administration minister, Boubacar Alpha Bah said many chose to stay away from the ballot box due…

Tunisian Parliament Votes Wednesday on New Govt.

The Tunisian parliament has set Wednesday a date to vote over Elias Fakhfakh’s government, which will see three new ministerial portfolios. The new cabinet will be composed of 30 ministers and a secretary of state.…