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Daring Abroad: Emma, A Former Kenyan Househelp Now Farming In Norway

Meet Emma, a Kenyan who came from being a househelp in Kenya and who is now practicing farming in Norway on a 100 acre farm.

Oslo’s blood bank is calling for donations from Norwegians with foreign parents after developing a shortage of African blood. “The demand for rare or exotic blood has increased noticeably,” Lise Sofie Nissen-Meyer, the lead doctor at the bank, told Norway’s state broadcaster NRK. “We have a great need for more blood donors of foreign origin.” […]

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Kenya’s President may order a Norwegian ship to be blown up in the harbour, after rifles and machine guns were found on board in Mombasa on Thursday. The raid was conducted by an elite division of the Kenyan police because of a tip off from US intelligence, informing Kenyan authorities that the ship Høegh Transporter […]

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Norwegian private equity fund, Norfund, has bought shares in agriculture firm Vertical Agro in a Sh476 million (38.7 million Norwegian krone) deal. Vertical Agro is the parent company of Sunripe and Serengeti Fresh which makes it the largest exporter of organic vegetables in the country. The company produces 6,500 tonnes of fruits and vegetables annually […]

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Norway’s justice minister has announced plans to jail asylum seekers if they do not have a good enough reason to seek refuge in Norway. Anders Anundsen, a senior member of the anti-immigration Progress Party, said that a three-day spell in prison would send “an important signal” to would-be immigrants abusing the asylum system to gain […]

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