Senator tasked with reviewing president's impeachment process recommends she be put on trial for breaking budget laws.
The senator tasked with reviewing Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment process has recommended that she be put on trial for breaking budget laws, bringing the leftist leader one step closer to suspension from office.
Senator Antonio Anastasia presented his findings to a 21-member Senate impeachment committee, which is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Friday to send his recommendation to the full chamber.
The Senate is due to vote on May 11 to try Rousseff, at which point she will be automatically suspended, pending
Many protest outside union headquarters as access to building restricted following police raid and arrests.
Egyptian riot police have cordoned off the headquarters of the journalists' union and limited access to the building in an escalating standoff following a raid on the premises and the arrest of two journalists.
Hundreds of journalists rallied on the steps outside the union headquarters on Wednesday, chanting "Journalism is not a crime!" and demanding the dismissal of the country's Interior Minister Magdy Abdel-Ghaffar.
The protests are the latest in a series of demonstrations against the government of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, which has banned virtually
With unusually little disagreement on the floor, Parliament on Tuesday night passed a record Shs26.3 trillion post-election Budget for the 2016/17 financial year with the government staying true to what it promised in its campaign manifesto.
The major objective of the Budget, according to Finance minister Matia Kasaija is to enable implementation of the ruling party's 2016 manifesto within the overall framework of the Second National Development Plan.
“The largest proportion of the resources have been allocated to the key priority sectors of Works and Transport (18.7 per cent); Education (12 per cent); Energy and Mineral Development (11.7 per cent);