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Lesotho lawmakers fight in parliament

Lawmakers in Lesotho have been captured on videos and images fighting each other and vandalizing property in parliament. Videos and images of the MPs engaged in the brawl have gone viral on social media. The incident occurred during a debate over related to a long-running dispute over regulations controlling the sale of the produce from the country’s important wool and mohair industry. In October this year lawmakers called for the regulations to be repealed, giving the government seven days to come up with new regulations. But on Thursday when the…

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Video: Kenyans in shock as two MPs fight in church

Kenyans have been left in shock after two of their Members of Parliament fought in church on Sunday. The incident took place at a Sunday service at a Catholic Church in the town of Kiharu, in central Murang’a county. Both MPs had addressed the congregation but chaos broke out after an argument ensued between the two lawmakers. Local media reported that the fight started when Kiharu constituency MP Ndindi Nyoro refused to hand back the microphone to another politician Maina Kamanda. Kamanda, a politician from the capital, Nairobi, was overseeing…

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Nigeria: Lawmakers flee chamber as snake falls from roof

Nigerian lawmakers in the south-western state of Ondo on Thursday fled their chamber after a snake dropped from the roof of the building. They were forced to abandoned the ongoing session for safety. Local media Premium Times reported that members were just about to begin the business of the day when the incident occurred. The snake is said to have dropped from a hole in the ceiling, bringing the day’s work to an abrupt end. It was not only the legislators that fled, even spectators in the gallery had to…

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