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Algérie: le Parlement adopte la réforme constitutionnelle avant un référendum

Sep 14 2020
Algeria
Source: 
Ecofin Agency

Ecofin Agency) - The Algerian Parliament has adopted a draft relating to the revision of the Constitution. On Saturday, September 12, the Council of the Nation, which is the upper house of Parliament, gave its approval for constitutional reform; a few days after the National People's Assembly (the lower house of Parliament) gave its green light.

Somalia Elections 2020: Former PM Hassan Ali Khaire Launches Presidential Bid

Sep 13 2020
Somalia
Source: 
Somaliguardian

MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire announced his presidential bid for Somalia elections in 2020, 50 days after he was ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote following a long-standing dispute with the incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. 

Lebanon PM Diab govt resigns in wake of Beirut blast

Aug 10 2020
Lebanon
Source: 
Daily Star

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the resignation of his government Monday, almost one week after the devastating blast that tore through the capital, and as political and popular pressure mounted.

“I announce the resignation of my government ... May God protect Lebanon,” Diab said during a televised address to the Lebanese.

“The system of corruption is greater than the state,” Diab said, adding that "one of the examples of corruption exploded at the Beirut Port.”

Cientos de sirios participaron en las elecciones parlamentarias

Jul 19 2020
Syria
Source: 
FRANCE 24

Con mascarillas como medida de sanitaria para evitar la propagación del coronavirus, el presidente sirio Bashar al-Ásad y el ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, Walid Muallem, emitieron sus votos este domingo 19 de julio, en el marco de los comicios parlamentarios que habían sido pospuestos dos veces debido a la pandemia.

Hay 1.656 candidatos en la puja por los 250 escaños del Parlamento de Siria. Unidad Nacional, la coalición política en la que está incluida el partido gobernante, partió como favorita para obtener la mayoría de las curules.

La CNUAC rejette l’avant-projet de révision de la Constitution

Jun 30 2020
Algeria
Source: 
MSN.com y Liberté

a Coordination nationale des universitaires estime que la mouture est loin de répondre “aux aspirations exprimées par l’insurrection citoyenne”.

La Coordination nationale des universitaires algériens pour le changement (CNUAC) rejette, dans le fond et dans la forme, l’avant-projet de révision de la Constitution dévoilé en mai dernier par la présidence de la République.

Algérie : l’avant-projet de réforme constitutionnelle laisse un goût d’inachevé

May 12 2020
Algeria
Source: 
Jeune Afrique

L’avant-projet de réforme constitutionnelle promet de rééquilibrer les pouvoirs, sans proposer un changement de régime. Et peine à convaincre opposition, juristes et société civile.

 

Au lendemain de son élection le 12 décembre 2019, Abdelmadjid Tebboune avait tendu la main au Hirak, et promis, lors de son discours d’investiture, une révision « profonde » de la Constitution, soumise à  référendum, pour ériger une « nouvelle République. »

 

Assad postpones Syria’s parliamentary elections for 2nd time over coronavirus

May 07 2020
Syria
Source: 
RT and SANA

Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday issued a decree delaying the elections of the People’s Assembly for the third legislative term until July 19, due to precautionary measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

On March 14, Assad had already ordered to delay the elections until May 20. The polls, which were initially supposed to happen on April 13 across government-run areas, are the third since the start of a conflict in the country nine years ago.

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