Parliament has final say on Brexit, Supreme Court rules

Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing – although this is expected to happen in time for the government’s 31 March deadline. But the court ruled the Scottish Parliament and More...

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By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Parliament extends Yahya Jammeh’s term by three months

The Gambia’s parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days. It also approved his decision to declare a 90-day state More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Mugabe’s time is up, says Botswana’s president

Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is dragging down the whole of southern Africa, More...

By admin On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Why KFC is under pressure over its chicken

The company that owns Kentucky Fried Chicken is facing new calls to stop using poultry that has been treated with antibiotics. US consumer groups will deliver a petition signed by more than 350,000 people to Yum More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Besigye released on bail

Uganda’s opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has been released on bond but will report to the Registrar of the High Court twice per month. Releasing Dr Besigye on a Ush100 million, High Court Judge Wilson Masalu More...