page contents
Connect with us

Motherland News

Angola: Deputy Speakers Take Over National Assembly affairs.

Published

on

The first and second Deputy Speakers of National Assembly Emília Carlota Dias and Suzana de Melo, elected at Tuesday extraordinary meeting, started the new legislative functions.



During a ceremony chaired by the Parliament Speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, Emília Carlota Dias and Suzana de Melo confirmed taking up their duties.

The MPs take over from Joana Lina Baptista (appointed governor of central Huambo province) and Higino Lopes Carneiro.

The replacement stems from a requested by the ruling MPLA party, which handpicked

the first and second Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, in the light of the results of the country’s 2017 general elections.

In their turn, the MPs Raul Lima and Manuel Lopes Dembo went to the positions of the first and second Secretary of the board of National Assembly.

Tomás da Silva took over the presidency of the 4th Commission – State Administration and Local Government, replacing Virgílio Tyova (named governor of Cunene) and Ruth Mendes for the 5th Commission of Economy and Finance, replacing Diógenes de Oliveira.

FOLLOW US ON:
 INSTAGRAMLINKEDINYOUTUBETWITTER & FACEBOOK

Victor Kajibanga was appointed chairman of the 6th Commission on Health, Higher Education, Science and Technology, replacing Manuel da Cruz Neto, while Nuno Caldas Albino is the new leader of the 7th Commission, which deals with Culture, Religious Affairs, Media, Youth and Sport, replacing Paulo Pombolo, now secretary for the Information of the MPLA.

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE
WATCH RUSSIA 2018 HIGHLIGHTS HERE

Motherland News

Nigerian President Buhari Warns Ballot box snatchers to value their lives

Published

on

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those planning to snatch ballot boxes during the elections to desist or pay with his or her life if caught.



President Buhari who stated this at the opening session of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caucus meeting in Abuja, on Monday, said that such act would be the last unlawful act the person will be brought to book.

Meanwhile, the governors of Imo, Rochas Okorocha and Ogun, Ibikunle Amosun were conspicuously absent at the meeting.

 IMG-20180912-WA0030

Buhari who said he is confident that he has garnered enough supporters having gone round the country to campaign, urged party members to reassure their constituents to come out and vote on the rescheduled dates.

While urging party agents to watch out for the party interests at the polling units the president said that he has directed security agencies to identify hot spots and be ready to move should they suspect any attempts to cause problems by thugs across the country irrespective of party affiliations.

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE

– Vanguard

Continue Reading

Health & Lifestyle

DR Congo blame Unending Ebola Outbreak on Violence , Community Mistrust.

Published

on

DR Congo Ministry of Health spokesperson Jessica Ilunga has declared that violence and community mistrust have continued to hamper all efforts to control and end the fresh Ebola outbreak, which started Aug. 1.



Though according to the World Health Organization the number of new Ebola cases has dropped slightly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as there are 33% fewer cases to date in February compared with the same time period in December per STAT’s Helen Branswell, but some experts warn Axios that there remain signs that this outbreak is far from over.

Meanwhile, some experts warn that, that doesn’t mean the world’s second-largest Ebola outbreak on record is yet under control, and in fact it could simply be moving to new areas of the sprawling country.

 IMG-20180912-WA0030

Johns Hopkins’ public health expert Jennifer Nuzzo maintains there are several reasons people should continue to view this outbreak as a cause for concern.

However, Nuzzo said Congo needs more than money from the international community and the U.S. in particular. Safety concerns have largely caused the CDC to limit its Ebola experts to the capital city of Kinshasa, where some have returned after being evacuated during an uptick in election-related violence, Nuzzo added that Now is the time for the U.S. to send them into the field.

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE

Continue Reading

Facebook

Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2018 Anttention Media. All rights reserved