Uganda: Yoweri Museveni declared election winner

(BBC) – Uganda’s long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main rival Bobi Wine. Mr Museveni won almost 59% of the vote,... Read more »

Uganda elections: Museveni takes lead as Bobi Wine cries foul

(BBC) – Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has a clear lead in the presidential race following Thursday’s vote, official preliminary results show. But his main challenger, pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine, said that tally... Read more »

Italy’s gov’t plunged into crisis after junior coalition partner quits

Italy’s ruling coalition collapsed on Wednesday after former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi withdrew support over the country’s economic recovery plans. Renzi announced in a press conference on Wednesday evening that his Italia... Read more »

Pence rules out using 25th Amendment to remove Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is ruling out invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from power, less than a week after the president fomented the violent insurrection at the Capitol. In... Read more »

Palestine Prepares for Its First Elections in 15 Years

The Palestinians held their last elections in January 2005, months after the death of Yasser Arafat. The Palestinian Central Elections Commission (PCEC) on Sunday started technical meetings over preparations for the first... Read more »

Weekly Report Venezuela In The News

Venezuela Sets up Its New National Assembly Venezuela on Tuesday installs the National Assembly (AN) for the 2021-2026 period. Representatives from parliaments in Spain, Ecuador, Chile, and the Dominican Republic will attend... Read more »

Calls for Trump’s immediate removal from office

(CNBC) – The top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer called for President Donald Trump’s removal Thursday a day after a mob spurred by the president overran the Capitol as lawmakers tallied President-elect Joe Biden’s presidential win.... Read more »

Pelosi narrowly re-elected speaker, faces difficult course

Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic,... Read more »

Trump tells Georgia official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election

(BBC) – US President Donald Trump has been recorded telling Georgia’s top election official to “find” enough votes to overturn the election result. “I just want to find 11,780 votes,” Mr Trump... Read more »

Ontario: Finance minister resigns after Caribbean vacation

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips has resigned after returning from a controversial Caribbean vacation while the province is under strict lockdown measures that discourage non-essential travel, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday. Earlier... Read more »