Tag: constitution

Traoré appointed Burkina Faso’s president amid concerns he could ally with Russia

October 6, 2022

Captain Ibrahim Traoré was appointed president of Burkina Faso on Wednesday (5 October), less than a week after the latest coup that deposed Damiba amid ... Read More

Odinga slams Kenya’s presidential election result as “travesty”

August 18, 2022

Kenyan presidential elections constituted "a travesty and a blatant disregard of the Constitution," Kenyan opposition figure Raila Odinga said and added that he would challenge ... Read More

Tunisia puts referendum turnout at 27.5 per cent

July 26, 2022

Tunisia’s independent electoral commission, ISIE, Monday indicated that the turnout for the referendum held the same day on the new constitution, stood at 27.5 per ... Read More

Tunisians go to the polls to decide over new Constitution

July 25, 2022

Voting centers in Tunisia have opened early today July 25 for a national referendum on a new Constitution pushed by incumbent President Kais Saied while ... Read More

Tunisia slaps $16,000-fine on Al Jazeera for publishing 25 July referendum opinion poll results

July 20, 2022

HAICA, Tunisia’s media watchdog, has fined Qatar based al Jazeera with around $16,300 fine for publishing 25 July referendum opinion poll results that the institution ... Read More

Tunisia: New Constitution does not mention Islam as state religion

June 22, 2022

Tunisian President Kais Saied confirmed on Tuesday that Islam will not be listed as the "State religion" in the new Constitution he will put to ... Read More

Tunisia expels Venice Commission members over report on constitutional referendum

May 31, 2022

The Tunisian President Kais Saied Monday expelled members of the Venice Commission after the advisory body of the Council of Europe issued Friday a report ... Read More

U.S defends UN advisor against accusation of showing bias by Abdulhamid Dbeibeh cabinet

February 18, 2022

The US embassy in Libya Thursday rallied behind U.N. Advisor Stephanie Williams after spokesman of Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh cabinet accused her of being biased ... Read More

Lieutenant-Colonel Damiba invested “president” of Burkina Faso

February 17, 2022

Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was sworn in as president of Burkina Faso on Wednesday by the Constitutional Council, three weeks after taking power in ... Read More

Saad Eddine El Othmani to Lead Negotiations to End Post-Electoral Deadlock

March 17, 2017

King Mohammed VI appointed Saad Eddine El Othmani, President of the national council of the Party for Justice and Development, Head of Government in place ... Read More