Posts by category: Politics

Suresh Gopi: Kerala’s First BJP Lok Sabha MP Appointed Minister of Tourism, Petroleum, and Natural Gas
Tristan Veldsman Jun 11 2024

Suresh Gopi has become the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Kerala. He emerged victorious in the Thrissur constituency and took office as the Minister of State for Tourism, Petroleum, and Natural Gas in the Narendra Modi-led government. Despite rumors of stepping down due to film commitments, Gopi confirmed his dedication to serving the people.

SACP Opposes ANC-DA Coalition Amid Talks with MK Party
Tristan Veldsman Jun 6 2024

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has voiced its strong opposition to the African National Congress (ANC) forming a coalition with the Democratic Alliance (DA). SACP General Secretary Solly Mapaila articulated that any such alliance would betray the working class, as the DA serves big business interests. The position does not extend to the MK Party, which shares a historical bond with the ANC.

Kenya's Agriculture Turmoil: Cabinet Secretary Mithika Linturi's Stand Against Fertiliser Corruption
Tristan Veldsman May 2 2024

In Kenya, a controversy surrounds Mithika Linturi, the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, who is embroiled in a scandal involving substandard and overpriced fertilisers. Despite facing opposition from allies of Deputy President William Ruto, Linturi is dedicated to ensuring justice and quality supplies for farmers.