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Talks between Kenya and United Kingdom over training of British military personnel in Laikipia have stalled, after the countries failed to agree on three issues. Foreign Affairs secretary Amina Mohammed on Wednesday told Parliament that they were yet to agree on whether British soldiers who commit crimes while in the country would be prosecuted in […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has contracted former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to oversee the Jubilee administration’s flagship projects in a deal likely to cost taxpayers millions of shillings. The deal signed last month will see Mr Blair’s African Governance Initiative (AGI) second technocrats to the newly formed President’s Delivery Unit (PDU) to fast-track the implementation […]

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Kenyans are among international clients whose names are featuring in a trove of secret bank files that reveal how HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped individuals stash billions of dollars in the country. In total Kenyans are holding Sh51.1 billion in a single Swiss-bank. The amount is equivalent to what Kenya has budgeted for infrastructure projects […]

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For the European Union, the year was marked by division, euroskepticism and self-doubt. But the ongoing confrontation with Russia could once again bring unity. It was a foreseeable political disaster: discontent had long been seething, and in May it showed its force in the elections for the European Parliament. Almost everywhere, euroskeptic parties, right-wing populists […]

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Attorney-General Githu Muigai has come to the defence of the German Embassy in Nairobi, seeking dismissal of a suit in which a woman wants compensation for the embassy’s use of her photograph to promote an event without her consent. Prof Muigai says in court papers that the German Embassy can only be sued if the […]

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