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Danish Khat Smugglers Plead Guilty In Kenya

Three women were caught carrying 61 kilos of khat that officials believe the Danes planned to sell in Britain. Three Danish women pleaded guilty on Thursday to breaking Kenyan customs laws by attempting to smuggle suitcases stuffed with a narcotic herb out of the country. The women were arrested at Moi International Airport in Mombasa […]

Hopes for Kenya to resume selling miraa (khat) in the United Kingdom look remote after the government insisted that the ban would not be reviewed. The British High Commission in Nairobi Thursday confirmed that the ban would take effect on June 24 despite pleas from President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga to […]

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Driving past the British Rail station in the West London suburb of Southall, you go past the round-about entering The Green, a busy commercial area. Hundreds of people are milling around in the street that was once an extended urban area of white-owned shops that gradually exchanged hands, with Indian immigrants turning it into Little […]

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A Motion seeking forceful takeover of land owned by British Army, ranchers and farmers has been prepared in retaliation to the UK’s ban on the sale and use of miraa (khat). The Motion received by the office the National Assembly clerk on Tuesday will seek to compel the State to take the unprecedented action, which looks […]

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Kenya’s attempt to dissuade the United Kingdom from banning miraa — a stimulant leaf — to save the livelihood of tens of thousands of farmers have suffered a major setback after Britain refused to budge on the matter. Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May said her decision to ban miraa was “finely balanced” and “the right one.” “I […]

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