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Kenya’s parliament to review election laws

The parliament in Kenya is to revise the country’s election laws ahead of the October 26 re-run presidential election following the nullification of the August 8 poll won by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta.

Japan’s parliament dissolved ahead of snap election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe officially dissolved parliament Thursday, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from the popular governor of Tokyo.

Ugandan MPs fight in parliament again

There was a second day of chaos in the Ugandan parliament on Wednesday when Members of Parliament engaged in a scuffle by throwing chairs and punches at each other.

Togo’s parliament debates constitutional reforms

Togo’s parliament is to debate a bill on Friday that seeks to reduce the term limit of the president following series of protests across the West African nation calling for an end to the 50-year Gnassingbe dynasty.

South Africa’s opposition wants parliament dissolved

The DA on Wednesday announced that it intends to table a motion to dissolve Parliament on Thursday. This will be a first for a democratic South Africa, and if it succeeds, it will necessitate an early national election.