Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi appoints Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba as prime minister

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, a career politician and ally of former President Joseph Kabila, was appointed as Democratic Republic of Congo’s prime minister on Monday, the government said in a statement. Ilukamba was previously the head of Congo’s national railway company, known as the SNCC, and has served in various government posts since the 1970s, according… Read More Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi appoints Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba as prime minister

Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman announces resignation

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming parliamentary election. Groysman spoke after the newly-sworn in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced earlier that he was dissolving parliament in preparation for a snap election after two months. “I made… Read More Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman announces resignation

Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following video scandal

Austria’s vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over a catastrophic video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government. Freedom Party (FPO) leader Strache was shown in the footage of as-yet unknown origin meeting a woman posing as the niece of a… Read More Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following video scandal

British court sentences white supremacist to life imprisonment for plot to murder female lawmaker

A British far-right extremist who planned to murder a female Member of Parliament with a sword was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday. Jack Renshaw, who had admitted being a member of racist group National Action until it was banned as a terrorist organization, will have to serve at least 20 years in prison. National… Read More British court sentences white supremacist to life imprisonment for plot to murder female lawmaker