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The Europe Union has released Sh198 million to the Treasury as refund for Kenyan troops fighting Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia after a seven-month delay attributed to a verification hitch. Treasury documents show that Kenya received the money in September with the last refund coming in February in a reimbursement that is meant to happen quarterly. […]

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The 25th European Film Festival opens next week on May 12, missing three of its European Union members but adding two new ones. For the first time, Austria, Denmark and Italy are not presenting films at the festival despite the festival’s theme being ‘Integration’. It’s especially unfortunate as Italy’s film ‘Fire at Sea’ won the […]

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Thousands of Africans put their lives at risk as they go on a boat journey in search of what they think would be a better and easier living. It is a journey that begins with hope, but often ends in despair. Most of them depart from Libya late at night, travelling across the Mediterranean Sea […]

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Thanks to the sputtering Greek economy and record-low European interest rates, the Euro is at unseen levels since 2002. Don’t look now, but Europe is cheap. Really cheap. A confluence of events, from a sputtering Greek economy to record-low European interest rates, have pushed the euro to levels unseen since 2002. And that’s making your […]

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Horticulture exporters earned Sh1 billion less in the first quarter compared to a similar period in 2014, partly as a result of a weaker euro. Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) data shows that earnings from flower, vegetable and fresh fruit exports for quarter one 2015 stood at Sh24.79 billion compared to Sh25.86 billion last […]

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