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Kenyan Envoy Hosts Strathmore Students in Brussels

Kenya’s Ambassador to Belgium Johnson Weru hosted 67 law students from Strathmore University, Kenya, at the ACP House in Brussels last week. The students were on a two-week tour of various institutions in Luxembourg, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. The tour is part of an annual exposure undertaken by Strathmore University’s Faculty of law. The […]

Whenever I travel, I like sharing experiences, lessons and ideas that can help us be better, develop faster and reach further. This time I’m traveling through Luxembourg, Brussels, Cologne and The Hague, in the company of 70 law students, who represent the diverse social and ethnic diversity of Kenya. They are Christian, Muslim and Hindu; […]

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“It’s been a long time since Europeans were the exclusive trade and investment partners of their former African colonies. Now China, India and Brazil vie with each other for opportunities to invest in a continent where economic growth averages five percent. So what do Europeans have to offer? We asked some of the 1,000 or […]

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The European Commission has published new guidelines to help the 28 member states decide which EU migrants qualify for welfare benefits. The guidelines aim to clarify the EU-wide “habitual residence test”, which national authorities apply to migrants. On 1 January the EU labour market was opened fully to Bulgaria and Romania, prompting calls in the UK […]

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The European Union emergency management center will now be on duty 24/7. Recent forest fires in the Balkan states show how important this central authority is. The headquarters seems unimpressive. It is just a single room, approximately 50 meters square with glass walls, surrounded by offices in one of the many EU buildings in Brussels’ […]

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