Jacob Zuma survives confidence motion, says “ANC is united against opposition”

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and his cabinet have survived a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly. 198 MPs voted against the motion, while 177 voted for it, including 20 MPs of Zuma’s own ANC party. A further 25 abstained. Zuma has been under fire in recent months over allegations of corruption, as […]

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New Zealand Labour Leader resigns two months before elections

The recently elected leader of the New Zealand Labour Party, Andrew Little, has resigned only two months before the next general election, which is scheduled for September. Little’s resignation comes after recent polling data showed the Labour Party at a 20-year low, dropping to 24% against the incumbent National Party’s 47%. Little called these polls […]

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Comms. Director Scaramucci out in latest White House upheaval

Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci has left his job at the White House after only 10 days on the job, in the latest staff change in the Trump White House. Scaramucci, whose appointment prompted the resignation of Press Secretary Sean Spicer, reportedly lost Trump’s confidence after an obscenity-filled rant about Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and […]

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Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary, to be replaced by Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Donald Trump’s embattled Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned, sources say. Spicer, who has recently been on leave while serving in the reserves, offered his resignation at the same time that Trump picked financier and Trump supporter Anthony Scaramucci as his new Communications Director. Spicer reportedly disagreed with Scaramucci’s nomination. The Press Secretary has faced […]

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