France and several EU countries ban flights from the UK amid rising cases of the New strain of COVID 19

Boris Johnson is expected to hold a crisis cabinet meeting (COBRA) as France became the latest EU country to ban air travel to and from the UK . European countries banned travel from the UK on Sunday and the WHO called for stronger containment measures as the British government warned that a highly infectious new strain of the virus was “out of More...

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By admin On Saturday, December 19th, 2020
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Tougher Restrictions for London & the South as Tier 4 restrictions are Imposed

It feels like Christmas for many in London and the South East is cancelled as the PM Boris Johnson announced tough new restrictions and social distancing measures for London and nearby areas on Saturday in an attempt More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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U.S. charges Kenyan militant with researching 9/11-style airplane hijacking

Reuters: U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged a Kenya-born militant with terrorism-related offenses, including conspiring to hijack aircraft for a 9/11-style attack on an American target on behalf More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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CBK ends free M-Pesa transfers

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has lifted the waiver on mobile money transaction fees under Sh1000 beginning January. CBK says only mobile money transactions below Sh100 will be free as providers reinstate the More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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Its Tier 3 for London after a surge in Covid 19 cases

As London prepares to go into tier 3 lockdown starting from Midnight today. Hospitality and pub businesses stare at losses and uncertainty once again. Some boroughs have recorded more cases than others. A combination More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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Kenya orders 24 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

The doses will cost Kenya a total of Sh10 billion, the ministry confirmed. In Summary • Doses to arrive early next year, to cover 20 per cent of Kenya’s population •The announcement More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Kenya to receive kshs. 444 Million in stolen assets stashed abroad – UK High Commissioner Confirms

Kenya is to receive the first transfer of KSh 444 Million in stolen assets stashed abroad. This is part of ‘The Framework for the Return of Assets from Crime in Kenya’ initiative signed two years ago between More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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Yemen Refugees flee to Somalia for Safety.

Irin Somalia is the new home for 30,560 people who have fled the fighting in Yemen and are trying to adjust to life in a country that – while no longer written off as a “failed state” – certainly has its More...

By admin On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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China to cancel debt of ‘relevant’ African countries due in 2020.

China hopes that the international community, especially developed countries and multilateral financial institutions, will act more forcefully on debt relief and suspension for Africa, President Xi Jinping said More...

By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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Is it the time for an African at the helm of the World Trade Organisation ?

So the WTO needs a new director-general to succeed Roberto Azevêdo,  who announced resignation last weekend. Who will replace him? After a Brazilian, a Frenchman (Pascal Lamy), a Thai (Supachai Panitchpakdi) More...

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