Mali: Interim President, Prime Minister Resigns

Mali’s interim President, Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane have resigned. Gistongist gathered that Mali’s interim Vice President, Assimi Goita, made this known in a statement released on Wednesday. Goita said they resigned for violating the transition charter. Recall that the military, Monday night, detained the duo and Defence Minister Souleymane Doucouré. They were […]

Cracks As Armenian President Overturns PM’s Order

Armenia’s President Armen Sarkisian said on Saturday he had refused to sign the prime minister’s order dismissing the chief of the military’s general staff, deepening the country’s political crisis. “The president of the republic, within the framework of his constitutional powers, returned the draft decree with objections,” the presidency said in a statement, adding that […]

Soldiers to Face-off Attackers In Ethiopia 

Recall that Gistongist reported that terror attack has been unending in Ethiopia leading to the killings and loss of property. In reaction, the Prime Minister of the nation, Abiy Ahmed has ordered the military to Face-off the attackers even if it will take a gun battle. Mr Abiy who accused the region’s ruling party, the […]

Togo’s Prime Minister Resigns

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 […]

Tunisia Set For Second government In 6 Months

Tunisia’s Prime Minister-designate on Tuesday unveiled the country’s second government in six months, which must now seek approval from lawmakers incensed by how the administration was formed.  Hichem Mechichi had previously declared his intention to form a cabinet dominated by independent technocrats able to “present urgent solutions” for a country where a sluggish economy has […]

Malian Soldiers Arrest President Keita and PM

Malian soldiers have on Tuesday arrested the president of the country, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse. There were video scenes of thousands of citizens cheering the ouster by the military that made the internet. Citizens were seen jubilating at Independence Square in Bamako, Mali, and other parts of the country. For months […]