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Mauritian Parliament dissolved

Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth dissolved parliament and said the Indian Ocean island will hold a general election on November 7. The country,...

Opposition MP elected Algeria Parliament chairman

Algerian lawmakers elected an Islamist opposition figure chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite. Parliament elected Slimane...

Nigeria Parliament lockdown

Nigeria’s National Assembly was on lockdown after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and Shi’ite Muslim protesters. Both sides blamed the other for...

SA Parliament elects committee chairs

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee chairmen, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival...

Nigeria parliament blockade condemned

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A blockade of Nigeria's parliament by security forces preventing lawmakers from entering for up to an hour was done without the presidency's...

Access to Nigerian parliament temporarily blocked

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Security forces temporarily blocked the entrance to Nigeria's parliament on Tuesday, preventing lawmakers and others from entering for up to an hour,...

New date set for Mugabe diamond hearing

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Former President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to answer questions this week related to diamond mining operations during his tenure in the Zimbabwe...

Nigerian parliamentary mace is safe

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Nigeria's police recovered a ceremonial mace stolen from the country's parliament when at least three men burst onto the Senate floor and...

Dispute over Ethiopian emergency rule vote

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Footage of an Ethiopian parliamentary session posted online appeared to contradict official reports of votes cast to validate the state of emergency,...

Three week break for Kenya parliament

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Deadlock over the allocation of leadership posts forced Kenya's parliament into an unscheduled three-week recess, lawmakers said, indicating a protracted political crisis...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...