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French President Emmanuel Macron’s Strategic Move Amid Political Uncertainty: Keeping Attal as Interim Prime Minister

French President Emmanuel Macron’s Strategic Move Amid Political Uncertainty: Keeping Attal as Interim Prime Minister

Amid a complex political landscape and the fallout from a fractured National Assembly election, French President Emmanuel Macron has accepted Prime Minister Gabriel Attal's resignation but requested him to stay on as an interim leader. This is seen as a strategic move to maintain stability, especially with France bracing for the upcoming Paris Olympics. The government remains divided, hinting at a challenging road ahead.

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Iran's Kurdish Struggle: Power, Politics, and the Pursuit of Autonomy

Iran's Kurdish Struggle: Power, Politics, and the Pursuit of Autonomy

This article delves into the Kurdish population's fight for autonomy in Iran, tracing its roots from the 'woman-life-freedom' protests of 2022. It explores the Iranian government's repressive response, the historical context of ethnic tension, and the economic and political challenges faced by the Kurds. It highlights the intricate dynamics between Kurdish aspirations and national security narratives preached by the state.

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Understanding Kano Politics: Buba Galadima's Advice for President Tinubu

Understanding Kano Politics: Buba Galadima's Advice for President Tinubu

Buba Galadima cautioned President Bola Tinubu to be aware of the intricate political dynamics in Kano State. He stressed the importance of understanding the state's politics, building alliances, and engaging with key stakeholders to ensure stability.

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Jacob Zuma Accuses Electoral Commission of Vote Rigging: Court Battle Looms

Jacob Zuma Accuses Electoral Commission of Vote Rigging: Court Battle Looms

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, leader of the uMkhonto weSizwe party, has taken the country's Independent Electoral Commission to court over allegations of vote rigging. The MK party asserts that votes were manipulated in favor of the Democratic Alliance and African National Congress, which could lead to significant political unrest.

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Akin Fapohunda's Push for Regional Government in Nigeria: An In-Depth Analysis

Akin Fapohunda's Push for Regional Government in Nigeria: An In-Depth Analysis

Akin Fapohunda proposes reintroducing regional government in Nigeria, inspired by President Tinubu's revival of the old national anthem. With a PhD in Agricultural Science and experience in ICT and constitution drafting, Fapohunda plans to present the bill to the House of Representatives, hoping for support to reform Nigeria's governance structure.

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EFF Vigilant over IEC Performance Amid 2024 Election Rigging Concerns

EFF Vigilant over IEC Performance Amid 2024 Election Rigging Concerns

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have praised the IEC for its handling of the 2024 elections, despite accusations of vote rigging from the MK Party. EFF Secretary-General Marshall Dlamini noted that their observers reported no major issues during the special vote process. However, Dlamini emphasized the need for continued vigilance to ensure a fair election.

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Jacob Zuma's New Party Challenges ANC's Hold on Kwazulu-Natal in South African Elections

Jacob Zuma's New Party Challenges ANC's Hold on Kwazulu-Natal in South African Elections

Former President Jacob Zuma's newly formed party, uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK), is making an aggressive push to attract voters from his former party, the African National Congress (ANC), in the Kwazulu-Natal province. With growing discontent over issues such as water and electricity shortages, MK's emergence has generated tension and rivalry, especially in areas like KwaXimba. Opinion polls indicate that MK could secure a significant share of votes in the province.

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Rishi Sunak Calls Early General Election Amid Gloomy Polls and Party Strife

Rishi Sunak Calls Early General Election Amid Gloomy Polls and Party Strife

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for July 4, despite polls indicating that the Conservative Party is likely to lose to Labour. Amidst waning popularity and internal strife, Sunak hopes to leverage an economic recovery to secure a victory. The move is seen as a strategic gamble in an increasingly divided political landscape.

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