New House Speaker calls for unity

Annita Demetriou, the first woman to be elected Speaker of the House, called for cooperation and unity when she met President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday. Demetriou had her first meeting with President

Cyprus elects first woman Speaker of the House

Cyprus has its first woman, Speaker of the House, since independence in 1960 after MPs elected ruling DISY’s Annita Demetriou to the post, the second-highest office in the country. Demetriou, who is

Woman Speaker is what politics needs

The mainstream political parties have not learned from the lessons of recent elections, whereby 34% of the electorate abstained in disgust, the fallout from ongoing scandals, corruption, and abuse of public trust.