Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori to resign over sexist remarks — reports
By Abiodun Ogundairo
11 February 2021 | 10:17 am
The former prime minister and current president of the Summer Games' organizing committee is due to step down after saying that women speak too much in meetings. The remarks sparked outrage at home and abroad.
The resignations come as Boris Johnson is battling to hold onto his position as British prime minister following reports of illegal parties during a coronavirus lockdown.
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In an unexpected announcement, Prime Minister Patrick Achi and his Cabinet have tendered their resignation. The leader of Ivory Coast's government had held the job for a little over a year.
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