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Ethiopia speaker of parliament quits over govt handling of recent clashes

Ethiopia’s speaker of parliament has resigned with barely two days to the reopening of the new session on Monday, October 9. The news of Abadula Gemeda’s resignation was broken by the Addis Standard news portal who said the move was in protest for the Federal government’s handling of recent security …

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Gambian parliament picks a female lawyer as new speaker

The Gambia has a new speaker of parliament in the person of Mariama Diack Denton. She becomes the first speaker of a post-Jammeh era National Assembly. She takes over from Abdolie Bojang whose tenure expired ahead of the April 6th legislative polls. Mariama, a nominated member of the new parliament …

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