Day: September 3, 2020

Backroom affords, frail-college politics aid upward push of Japan’s seemingly original premier – Reuters Africa

By Linda Sieg, Sakura MurakamiTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling party has yet to vote on a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe but his loyal lieutenant looks set to win the post, the result of backroom manoeuvring and bargaining that began months before Abe said he’d quit over ill health.FILE PHOTO: Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Chief…

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Backroom affords, worn-college politics motivate upward thrust of Japan’s seemingly original premier – Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling party has yet to vote on a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe but his loyal lieutenant looks set to win the post, the result of backroom maneuvering and bargaining that began months before Abe said he’d quit over ill health. FILE PHOTO: Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary and…

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