Egypt’s new Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Fekri Abdel Wahab told RFI on Tuesday that he would not be taking office after all.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi does not intend to take up the post again after the next election, handing over the reigns of his party to Justice Minister Angelino Alfano.
In Côte d'Ivoire, President Alassane Ouattara is hosting a government seminar to set out the priorities for the next six months of his presidency. He hopes to restore security, kickstart the economy and reconcile with supporters of former president
Thailand’s opposition Puea Thai Party has won an overall majority in the country’s general election, exit polls showed as voting ended.