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A Conservative Member of Parliament claims he was expelled from Djibouti for speaking out against China.

Conservative legislator Tim Loughton, facing retribution from China, got detained and thrown out of Djibouti due to the African nation's strong connection with Beijing. China penalized seven lawmakers in 2021, including Loughton, for allegedly spreading falsehoods about human rights violations in Xinjiang. Loughton, a long-time MP, was stopped at the airport during his brief visit to Djibouti and promptly escorted onto the next flight out. He believes his harsh treatment by Djibouti stemmed directly from his criticism of…

Assailants fatally shoot ex-regional legislator in Mogadishu A former member of a regional state parliament in Mogadishu was tragically…

In Mogadishu's Yaqshid district, former South West State MP Ali Omar Gaab was fatally shot by armed gunmen who quickly fled the scene. Security forces arrived but failed to make any arrests. The al-Shabab militant group has taken credit for the killing, citing Gaab as a Member of Parliament for the South West Somalia administration. Both the South West State authorities and the federal government have not yet issued a statement regarding this tragic incident.

after the pollution of rivers in the south, the parliament

This week, the Deputy Prime Minister with responsibility for the environment and sustainable development must explain himself to the National Assembly. Ève Bazaïba must not only present the current knowledge about the origin and extent of the pollution, but also the measures that the government is implementing and planning. as…

the reception of Afghan refugees is being debated in parliament

Ugandan parliamentarians on Wednesday (August 17) called for clarification on the government's proposal to welcome people fleeing Kabul after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan over the weekend. While negotiations are still ongoing to complete the terms of this reception in the Ugandan Parliament, some have expressed reservations.…

a new decree on the suspension of Parliament

In Tunisia, after his prime minister on Sunday, July 25, President Kaïs Saïed appointed a person in charge of the Interior Ministry. At the same time, another decree is being commented on to a large extent this Friday morning, in the case of the National Assembly, whose work has been frozen since last Sunday. With our special…

Protests and celebrations as President of Tunisia

President Kais Saied announced that he would take over the executive branch with the help of a new prime minister, in the biggest challenge to date for the democratic system Tunisia introduced in a 2011 revolution. Supporters of the decision celebrate on the street Habib Burgiba in Tunis, Tunisia, July 26, 2021.…

national tribute in Parliament to the Cardinal

In the gallery we find Presidents Félix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Congo-Brazzaville, along with a whole crowd of officials and faithful. Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo serves for this exceptional mass. He took the opportunity and explained how it was necessary to hire a man from this church who has worked so hard for democratization in his…

Algeria goes to the polls for a new parliament

Algeria goes to the polls on Saturday for a new parliament that is intended to meet the demands of democratic protesters and turn a new leaf for the troubled, albeit gas-rich, country. Not everyone is happy about the election, as many activists are planning boycotts. Authorities have tightened the grip on Hirak's protest movement in recent weeks, and police have arrested a politician and journalist who are prominent opposition figures ahead of the vote. The early election is intended to exemplify…

South Sudan’s parliament dissolved by

This vital step was eagerly awaited. The set up of a brand new enlarged parliament was amongst an important measures within the peace settlement signed in 2018 between Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar, an settlement that ended 5 years of civil conflict. This dissolution, pronounced on Saturday night, Might 8, must have…

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