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“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second female prime minister. Her […]

Finance Minister Adeosun Resigns Over Forgery Claims

Finance Minister Adeosun Resigns Over Forgery Claims

Adeosun, a top cabinet member and a former investment banker who promoted the government’s policy to boost growth following a recent recession, said in a statement that she believed she was exempt from the service scheme but felt bound to resign because of the administration’s “focus on integrity.” Allegations that Adeosun had used a forged […]

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiant

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiant

In what is clearly the biggest indication that the President of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh, has lost control of his government, the country’s Vice president, Isatou Njie-Saidy, on Wednesday resigned. She announced her resignation hours before official end of the tenure of Mr. Jammeh’s administration as the country’s political impasse gets worse over the refusal […]

Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign As DNC Chair As Email Scandal Rocks Democrats

Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign As DNC Chair As Email Scandal Rocks Democrats

The chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, has announced her resignation on the eve of the party’s convention, dealing a blow to hopes of demonstrating unity in the face of the threat from Donald Trump. Schultz said she would step down after the convention. She has been forced to step aside after […]

Iceland’s Prime Minister Steps Down After Panama Papers Leaks

Iceland’s Prime Minister Steps Down After Panama Papers Leaks

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson became the first major casualty of the Panama Papers revelations, stepping down on Tuesday after leaked files showed his wife owned an offshore firm with big claims on the country’s collapsed banks. The ruling Progressive Party’s deputy leader, Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, who holds the fisheries and agriculture portfolio, told […]