Congo rejects presidential bid of opposition leader Bemba

By Amedee Mwarabu KINSHASA, Aug 25 : The election commission of Democratic Republic of Congo has excluded opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba and three former prime ministers from the list of approved candidates for December’s presidential election, which was published on Friday. Bemba, a former warlord who earlier in August returned to the Congolese capital Kinshasa […]

Australia govt trails opposition after voter-friendly budget – polls

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 14 : Australia’s centre-right government trailed the opposition in two opinion polls released on Monday, suggesting that last week’s voter-friendly budget had not delivered a much-needed boost for the ruling coalition, an analyst said. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National government unveiled a package of personal income tax cuts for low […]