Tag: National Assembly

Cameroon extends mandate of lawmakers for a year, paving way for president Biya to stay in power

July 11, 2024

Cameroonian President Paul Biya won approval from lawmakers in the Lower House of Parliament, extending the mandate for its current lawmakers for a year from ... Read More

Nigerians call for probe into deadly military mishaps blamed on poor training, unreliable intelligence

December 15, 2023

Calls for an investigation into the Nigerian military's failures are growing louder among ordinary citizens in the West African country following yet another tragic military ... Read More

Gabon’s president Bongo to compete against 18 rivals in re-election bid

July 25, 2023

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has ruled the oil-rich West African state for 55 years and is now favorite for a third term, ... Read More

CAR leader announces constitutional referendum

May 31, 2023

Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President the Central African Republic (CAR) announced Tuesday a referendum for a new Constitution. “I have therefore decided, after consultation with the President ... Read More

Total Energies EP Congo pledges to back energy transition

September 8, 2022

Nicolas Wawresky, CEO of Total Energies EP Congo, Wednesday vowed to endorse energy transition in the central African countries with new initiatives. Wawresky made the ... Read More

Burundi’s legislature designates new Prime Minister

September 8, 2022

The Burundian National Assembly on Wednesday approved the choice of Gervais Ndirakobuca as the new Prime minister of Burundi. The entire house, 113 lawmakers, validated ... Read More

RDC provincial lawmakers request same salary as national counterparts

September 5, 2022

Provincial lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have called on country leader Félix Tshisekedi to raise their salaries to the same level as those ... Read More

Burkina Faso: Military announce the removal of President Kaboré

January 25, 2022

Uniformed soldiers under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba announced Monday on Burkinabe television that they had overthrown President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, who ... Read More

Power Struggle: Algerian Assembly Elects New Speaker

October 25, 2018

Algeria’s National Assembly on Wednesday elected Mouad Bouchareb, 47, as new speaker by 320 votes with one absentee. Mouad Bouchareb will now replace Saïd Bouhadja ... Read More

Gabon: Ali Bongo Re-elected, Protestors Set Parliament on Fire

September 1, 2016

Supporters of opposition candidate Jean Ping set fire to parts of the National Assembly Wednesday afternoon soon after the Interior Minister declared incumbent President Ali ... Read More