Muslim Brotherhood, other Islamists win big in Egypt’s elections

The Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, won 235 or 47.2 percent of the seats in the People’s Assembly (lower house of parliament), a senior party official said in a press statement on Saturday. Meanwhile, the even more radical Salafists’ Nour Party got 125 seats or 25.1 percent, chairman of [...]

Minorities not at ease with UPA government

Even as elections in the five Indian states is around the corner, including the one in the Uttar Pradesh, where there is largest concentration of Muslim community, there are three bills pushed by the UPA government that are facing flake from the minority community. The are three legislation; Direct Taxes Code Bill 2010, Wakf (Amendment) [...]

BOLIVIA: Judicial elections

Elections to senior levels of the judiciary are a step towards a more thorough overhaul of the judicial system to improve access to justice. Those who received most votes did so because of their indigenous identity. A substantial number of women were voted in for the first time. The elections should increase the legitimacy of [...]

Presidential Candidate Jones Musara’s Economic Policy: towards Real Economic Relief, Recovery, Growth and Prosperity

We must inject at least $100 billion into our national economy if we are to jump- start it and begin to see, feel, realize and enjoy real economic recovery, real economic growth, real economic development and real economic prosperity that comes with full employment and the full resolution of the energy and poverty crisis that [...]

Gambia Govt. condemns ECOWAS for poll boycott

The Gambia government has condemned what it said was a unilateral decision by James Victor Gbeho, president of the ECOWAS Commission, not to dispatch an observer mission to The Gambia for the just-concluded presidential election. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Relations and Gambians Abroad, said the Gambia Government is of [...]

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