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9 Oct
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has replaced two key ministers days after being sworn in for a new term. The country's leadership faces growing pressure from the West to resolve the Tigray crisis.
29 Aug
Hossein Amirabdollahian will replace Javad Zarif as Iran's foreign minister. Zarif negotiated the Iran nuclear deal whereas Amirabdollahian is on an EU sanctions list for alleged human rights abuses.
30 Mar
The shake-up comes as President Jair Bolsonaro face mounting pressure amid a surge in new coronavirus cases.
4 Feb
The US Senate confirms Joe Biden's pick for secretary of transportation in a 86-13 vote, making Pete Buttigieg the first openly gay member of a White House cabinet.
9 Jan
The under-representation of women in German boardrooms has been a matter of debate for years. Now, Angela Merkel's government has tabled a new bill to help boost the numer of female executives in top jobs.
21 Sep 2019
Work begins for Nigeria’s new cabinet after their much-anticipated inauguration on Wednesday. To discuss the task ahead for President Buhari's new posse, Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) joins CNBC Africa for more.
1 Jun 2019
This is a crucial week for the flagging South African economy. Newly elected president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to name his cabinet, the key people charged with driving the economy towards growth to ease unemployment and stave off the threat of downgrades by the ratings agencies later in the year. Economists and experts have been talking all week to CNBC Africa about who should be in cabinet and what shape economic policy should take.
3 Dec 2018
South Africa's reshuffled cabinet retains incompetent few.
5 Apr 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma reportedly survived calls for his resignation by the ruling party following a cabinet reshuffle.
4 Feb 2017
One week after returning from Senegal, Gambia's new president Adama Barrow has a new cabinet. Among the items on its agenda is reviving the tourism industry that took a big hit when former president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down.
1 Feb 2017
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow has finally appointed his cabinet and many say the first order of business should be justice for victims of the former president Yahya Jammeh's rule.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the Presidential Villa Abuja.⁣ ⁣The South African President who is accompanied by a delegation of ministers and business leaders is on a state visit expected to reinforce South Africa’s bilateral relations with Nigeria as well as strengthen partnerships directed at African development and cooperation in multilateral forums.⁣
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Since France began its military withdrawal from Mali, many misleading social media posts have appeared. Reports claim that Mali is negotiating with the Russian private military company Wagner. One photo on Facebook from November 10 allegedly shows a Wagner military instructor training Malian soldiers. Another photo from November 20 claims to show that Mali received a delivery of military equipment from Russia. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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India is pulling out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the devastating wave of delta-fueled infections earlier this year, by ramping up testing while stepping up screening and surveillance of international travelers.
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Japan has stopped new bookings onto incoming flights after identifying the first cases of the Omicron strain of Covid-19. The country has also tightened its quarantine requirements for all arriving passengers, and extended a ban on non-citizens coming from ten countries in southern Africa. Travel companies have seen their shares tumble in recent days as governments tighten border rules in response to the new strain. Also today, Australia's economy feels the pinch from the recent lockdowns.