South African Cabinet Minister Jackson Mthembu has died of COVID-19 at the age of 62, President Cyril Rampahosa announced on Jan. 21.
National Security Agency (NSA) General Counsel Michael Ellis reportedly was placed on administrative leave due to his recent appointment being under investigation by the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General.
President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly asked US Surgeon General Jerome Adams to resign after he is sworn-in on Wednesday, and select an acting replacement.
President-elect Joe Biden announced that he has chosen career diplomat William J. Burns for CIA director.
Parliament members in Ghana were engaged in a brawl during an overnight vote for parliament speaker, on Thursday.
United States Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has submitted her resignation on Jan. 7, citing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the U.S. Capitol riots in Washington D.C. as “the inflection point.”
President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff and current special envoy to Northern Ireland Nick Mulvaney announced his resignation after yesterday’s attempted insurrection at the Capitol.
President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger has resigned Wednesday evening following the violent insurrection at the Capitol.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at a House hearing on Wednesday afternoon that he backs another $20 billion in additional government payroll support for US airlines.
United States President-elect Joe Biden, together with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, has announced a historic all-female White House senior communications team on Nov. 29, including those who previously served under the Obama administration.