KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 13, 2022 - Former Chief of Defence Staff of the Army, Lieutenant General Rocky Ricardo Meade CD, JP, PhD, has been appointed as Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Public Service.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, September 9, 2022 - The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it will be providing to Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, the documents he requested relating to the national recount of the March 2, 2020, General and Regional Elections.
LONDON, England, September 8, 2022 - Prince Charles was with the Queen at Balmoral in Scotland upon learning from the doctors that his beloved mother was not doing well, and would shortly pass on. One of the greatest fears of his life would soon become a reality: his transition from being heir to the throne for some seventy years, to being king of Britain and its Realms.
KINGSTON, Jamaica. September 6, 2022. Opposition Spokesman on Transport and Works, Mikael Phillips is calling on the Prime Minister, who has portfolio responsibility for Works, to immediately intervene to prevent imminent disaster in St. Thomas.
In mid-August, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs surprised the world with a series of announcements. Wang Yi, Beijing’s most senior diplomat, promised extensive debt relief for some of the world’s poorest countries. The announcement was made at the ministerial meeting of the Forum for China Africa Cooperation.
New British prime minister Liz Truss has never said much in public about Africa. But, in my view, her administration must pay more attention to its relationship with Africa. African countries are increasingly important partners both in geostrategic and material terms. Neglecting them will weaken Britain itself and diminish its global role.
Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced on 15 August 2022 that Deputy President William Ruto had won the 2022 presidential election following a close, tense race. The commission gave the count as 50.49% for Ruto against rival Raila Odinga’s 48.85%. This was immediately disputed by Odinga’s campaign and four of the seven electoral commissioners, who described the final tallying process as “opaque”.
Large portions of the affidavit were blocked from public view, leaving many questions about details of the investigation. Nonetheless, what is visible shows the FBI had solid evidence that Trump took documents critical to national security to his Mar-a-Lago estate.
The United Kingdom’s next prime minister will be Liz Truss. After a two-month contest, Conservative Party members have chosen her as their new leader. All that remains is for Truss to travel to Balmoral in Scotland where she will be formally invited by the Queen to form a government.
KINGSTON, Jamaica September 5, 2022 : While the Government is committed to building out affordable housing for the Jamaican people, this will not be at the expense of agriculture. This is the word from the Cabinet in a statement this afternoon.