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Togo prime minister, Klassou, his government resign

Togo’s prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation’s presidency said late Friday. President Faure Gnassingbe congratulated prime minister Komi Selom Klassou and his team for their “economic, political and social efforts and the encouraging results despite the health crisis around the world”, a statement on the presidency’s official website said. Togo
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Police arrest 12 over anti-Netanyahu protest

Thousands of Israelis protest against PM Netanyahu, coronavirus policies

Thousands of Israelis have demonstrated in several locations across the country against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial and coronavirus pandemic crisis management. According to a police spokesman on Saturday evening, more than 7,000 people took part in a demonstration near the official residence of the 70-year-old premier in Jerusalem, demanding his resignation. Around 1,000
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Gabon gets first woman prime minister

The president of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, on Thursday appointed the country’s first woman prime minister, Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda. The 56-year-old has been promoted from the defence ministry and takes over from Julien Nkoghe Bekale, who was appointed premier in January 2019. In a statement, the president’s office said her mission will include “ensuring
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