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Britain heralds end of ‘cheap labour from Europe’ with Brexit immigration system

Photo Credit Reuters Toby Melville Britain will prioritise access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on “cheap labour from Europe”. Concern over the impact of high levels of immigration from the European

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Jambojet denied morning slot for Mogadishu flights

Jambojet CEO Allan Kilavuka. Budget carrier Jambojet has frozen plans to fly to Mogadishu after Somali authorities failed to grant the airline a morning landing slot. The carrier planned to depart Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 6am and fly back to Nairobi at 9.25am to allow the aircraft to be deployed on other local routes

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Turkey set to purchase drones, helicopters and air defence systems by year-end

Turkey is slated to pursue an ambitious procurement plan for 2020 as the country recovers entatively from an economic crisis in 2018 and the government spends money fighting wars on multiple fronts, including Iraq and Syria, Defense News reported on Tuesday. Accordingly, an attack drone built by Turkish aircraft manufacturer Baykar, Akıncı, will be delivered

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Somali President Farmajo ask the Election Commissioners to be re-elected

Photo/ Somali Times Mogadishu-The Independent National Electoral Commissioners met today with the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. Sources told Somali Times President Farmajo ask the Election Commissioners to be re-elected. Somalia is a corrupted country which is going top to bottom. The committee discussed with the president the national election

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Ethiopia says US plans ‘substantial financial support’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center right, walks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the Prime Minister’s office in Addis Ababa, after a meeting on Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020. Pompeo’s visit to Africa is the first by a Cabinet official in 18 months. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool via AP) America’s top diplomat in his final

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Who will be replacing President Farmajo 2021? Corruption

Photo/ Somali Times Who Stole a Somali Aid Budget? Somalia’s corruption is leading President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Prime Minster Hassan Ali Khaire , Financial Minster Abdirahman Duale Beyle and the Foreign Minister Ahmed Isse Awad. They are the top leaders who stole billions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey , and the USA. Saudi

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Kenya: Sh40bn arms racket Defense ministry denies involvement

Photo Credit/ Daily Nation/ Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa leaves the JKIA Law Courts on February 14, 2020, after a ruling on his release from police custody, on a police cash bail of Sh1 million, in the Sh40 billion military equipment scandal. By JILL NAMATSI The Defence ministry has denied involvement in the Sh40 billion

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Kenya-Turkey trade relations flourishing: Turkish envoy

NAIROBI, Kenya Monday 17, February 2020: Turkish Ambassador to Kenya, Ahmet Cemil Miroglu speaking to Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview at his office in capital Nairobi (Photo by: Hassan Isilow) Turkey-Kenya trade volume tripled from $52M in 2005 to $235M in 2019, says Turkish ambassador to Kenya Trade volume between Turkey and Kenya has

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Pompeo blasts corruption, promotes U.S. business in Africa trip

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a business leaders reception at the Museu de Moeda in Luanda, Angola February 17, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool via REUTERS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, where the government is

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Strong will to take Turkish-Pakistani trade, economic ties to new heights

President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, Islamabad, Pakistan, Feb. 14, 2020. (AA Photo) Ankara and Islamabad look to benefit from the increasing trend in recent years and raise their bilateral trade volume to $1 billion in short-term, before eventually increasing it to $5 billion To fully realize their immense

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