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Tanzania’s EU Stand That Could Cost Kenya Heavily

Kenya now finds itself in a tricky diplomatic situation following refusal by Tanzania to sign the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) and the European Union. This means the country faces the prospect of paying heavily for exports to Europe if EAC fails to beat the October 1 deadline. Exporters to […]

The East Africa Community (EAC) has asked the European Union not to punish Kenyan agricultural products exported to Europe. A heads of states summit in Dar es Salaam resolved to petition the EU on behalf of Kenya and agreed to dispatch Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, the new EAC chairman to present Kenya’s case. President Museveni, […]

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The Spanish occupation by the Moors began in 711 AD when an African army, under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from northern Africa and invaded the Iberian peninsula. A European scholar sympathetic to the Spaniards remembered the conquest in this way: ”The reins of their horses were as fire, their faces […]

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The African Union Commission continues to discuss with the European Commission the repatriation of illicit money from the continent, an official said. “There are illicit funds from Africa in European banks. We started discussions with the European Union some years ago to bring back these funds. We find it morally and economically good for the […]

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A UK government sponsored research has opposed a planned donation of two million solar kits to poor Kenyans saying it could wipe out businesses in the solar subsector. UK’s Overseas Development Institute-led study that was sanctioned by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) said the free solar kits deal between the Kenyan government and a […]

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