Ghana Parliament

COVID-19: Parliament firms up protocols after Lawmakers and Staff test positive in Ghana

Apart from limiting sitting days from four to two a week, Parliament on Friday announced additional measures to firm up the observance of Covid-19...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Lawmakers hope to oversee implementation of EU-UK agreement

Lawmakers of the European Union (EU) on Monday demanded to be involved in the implementation and monitoring of the trade agreement between the EU...
Joe Biden

Biden’s task: Soothing a rattled nation as Trump stokes unrest

tca/dpa/GNA – A president-elect who campaigned on uniting America’s disparate political factions will now take office at a time when the country is recovering...
Nancy Pelosi

Vandals target homes of lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell

tca/dpa/GNA - Vandals went on a spray-painting spree at the homes of Congress’ top two leaders in separate graffiti blitzes that appeared to...
Donald Trump

Trump vetoes annual defense bill despite passage in Congress by veto-proof majority

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, despite the bill's passage in Congress by...

US Congress passes Covid-19 relief bill, federal budget

The US Congress on Monday passed a coronavirus relief bill worth more than 900 billion dollars, in a long-awaited move that will bring some...

Kosovo’s constitutional court orders new elections

Kosovo's constitutional court made a ruling on Monday that will force new elections in the country. The judge found that the election of current prime...
Prime Minister Muhyddin Yassin

Predicting evival, conomic reMalaysian government tables 2021 budget

Attempting to reverse huge economic losses wrought by pandemic-related restrictions, Malaysia's government on Friday tabled a near-80-billion-dollar 2021 budget in parliament. Announcing projected spending of...

Renewed protests in Poland against effective abortion ban

Thousands of people in several cities turned out to protest Poland's effective abortion ban on Monday evening, the fifth consecutive day of demonstrations since...
Photo taken on Jan. 7. 2019 shows the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. MPs returned to Westminster Monday after the festive and new year break, and will resume debate on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, with the crucial vote expected in the early part of the following week. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

UK lawmakers vote to give Internal Market Bill 2nd reading

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cleared a major hurdle in the British House of Commons Monday when lawmakers rejected a challenge to his controversial...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Order Immediate Publication of Full List of Lawmakers involved NDDC Contract Scam – CNPP...

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate publication of the list of all members of...

Kenyan campaigners decry rising pension bill for lawmakers amid economic downturn

Kenyan public finance watchdogs have decried the proposed increase in pension for retired lawmakers, saying it could burden taxpayers amid COVID-19 related economic downturn. The...
pension scheme

Kenyan campaigners decry rising pension bill for lawmakers amid economic downturn

Kenyan public finance watchdogs on Saturday decried the proposed increase in pension for retired lawmakers, saying it could burden taxpayers amid COVID-19 related economic...
George Floyd

George Floyd’s brother testifies before U.S. Congress as police reform becomes partisan issue

The brother of George Floyd, the African American man whose death in police custody inspired protests across America, urged lawmakers in a congressional hearing...

Majority of Israeli lawmakers endorse Netanyahu for forming new government

A majority of Israeli lawmakers on Thursday supported Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in forming a new unity government. The move paves the way for a...
Parliament Of China

Public health top of agenda as China’s legislature meets in May

China on Wednesday set the new opening dates for its key annual political gatherings in May, sending a strong signal that the country is...

South African lawmakers urge immediate resolution to refugee crisis in Cape Town

South African lawmakers on Tuesday called for an immediate resolution to the standoff between refugees and police in central Cape Town. "It...
South Africa

South African lawmakers urge immediate resolution to Cape Town refugee stalemate

South African lawmakers has called for an immediate resolution to the standoff between refugees and police in central Cape Town. "It is untenable that the...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) is seen with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

South Sudan lawmakers hail role of international community on unity government formation

South Sudan lawmakers lauded the mediation role played by the international community during the more than the six-year-old conflict that has given birth to...
Independent Electoral Commission

Nigerians elect state governors, lawmakers

Nigerians returned to the polls on Saturday to elect state governors and lawmakers in the second leg of the country's 2019 general elections. ...

Top Leadership Award: Deputy Northern Regional Minister emerges as Best MP of the year

Member of Parliament for Bunkrugu and Deputy Northern Regional Minister, Solomon Namliit Boar, has emerged as the Best MP of the...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president salutes lawmakers over presidential age limit vote

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday saluted his ruling party's lawmakers for voting on the disputed constitutional amendment bill for removing the presidential age...

SERAP and Saraki Confer on Lawmakers’ Yearly Pay’

Representatives from Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) will on Thursday 21 September 2017 visit the National Assembly to meet with the Senate President...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Opposition lawmakers suspended for boycotting Zambian leader’s address

Speaker of the Zambian parliament on Tuesday suspended lawmakers from the country's leading opposition party for boycotting an address by President Edgar Lungu. ...
European Union

British Lawmakers Ready To Give Theresa May The Green Light

British lawmakers were set to give Prime Minister Theresa May the green light to launch negotiations on leaving the European Union late Wednesday. The House...

Zambian parliament dismisses reports of lawmakers demanding more allowance

Speaker of the Zambian parliament on Thursday dismissed reports that opposition and independent lawmakers had demanded doubling of their sitting allowances after the House...

South Korean lawmakers propose president impeachment bill

South Korean President Park Geun-hye addresses the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 29, 2016. South Korean President Park...

Scores of S.Korean ruling party lawmakers agree to disband party over scandal

About 80 Saenuri lawmakers, including members of the non-President Park faction within the governing party, held an emergency meeting, issuing a statement to declare...
CMAS Children

Gambia’s president declares war on child marriage

Mr Jammeh said anyone marrying a girl aged below 18 would be jailed for up to 20 years. Speaking at the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at the...
Nigerian Lawmakers

Nigerian legislators object to Expatriate Quota

The lawmakers condemned laxity on the part of the Nigerian Immigration Service for incompetence in the management and monitoring of visas issued to foreigners. They...