Tag: Politics

Li Qiang: China elects Xi Jinping ally as premier

(BBC) The man nominated as China’s next premier by President Xi Jinping has been formally elected by parliament. Li Qiang, the former Communist Party leader of the country’s biggest city of Shanghai, will now lead the government, replacing retiring Li Keqiang. The 63-year-old received almost every vote from more than 2,900 delegates at the National


BY MASAUSO MKWAYAYA Former Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Fourth President, MIKATAZO WAKUMELO has called for amendment of the Former Presidents ACT. Mr WAKUMELO says this is in order to include provisions, which will allow Offfices of Former Head of States to continue operating even after their death. He has explained that the

Kenyan launches LGBTQ crackdown in schools

(BBC) Kenya’s education ministry has launched a crackdown on what it described as the infiltration of LGBTQ agenda in schools. It will see government establish chaplaincies in schools, minister Ezekiel Machogu told senators on Thursday. There are fears the programme could see misinformation about LGBTQ people and same-sex relationships taught in schools. Gay sex remains


By Hector Simfukwe The Zambia Association for Pure Self Regulation says it will use government’s good will to come up with a self regulatory mechanism for the media. Association Vice President KENNEDY MAMBWE says no one should push for statutory regulation when President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA has made it clear that government does not want to


BY RUTH CHAYINDA   Justice Minister MULAMBO HAIMBE says Government has taken keen interest to expedite the enactment of the Access To Information -ATI- Bill. Mr. HAIMBE says the ATI Bill is a pillar in the foundation of the country’s democracy and Government is determined to enact it. Speaking during the official opening of the
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