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Labour closes in on London mayoral victory for Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Credit Photo/Twitter X PA Media By David Lynch Labour was closing in on a London mayoral victory for Sadiq Khan on Saturday, as Sir Keir Starmer claimed the Conservatives do not deserve power “for a moment longer”. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is meanwhile braced for the West Midlands mayoral election

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Kenya monopoly of Uganda oil imports to end

Trucks transporting petroleum products to Uganda By The East African Uganda will start importing fuel directly from next month in a deal with Vitol Bahrain which the country hopes will supply cheap petroleum products. Energy and Mineral Resources Minister, Ruth Nankabirwa, told oil marketers in a circular that Uganda National Oil Company’s (Unoc) maiden cargo

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UK’s Labour claim big early win over PM Sunak’s Conservatives

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Angela Rayner and Labour Party MP for Blackpool South Chris Webb react after Labour won a Parliamentary by-election in Blackpool, Britain May 3, 2024. Photographer Phil Noble By Reuters Britain’s opposition Labour Party won a parliamentary seat in northern England on Friday and control

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16-year-old Ethiopian Hana Taylor Schlitz breaks sister’s record to become the youngest graduate from TWU

Hana’s most recent accomplishment places her in Texas Woman’s University’s (TWU) records as the school’s youngest alumna, breaking her sister’s record. Photo Credit: Newsweek/Instagram By Face2Face Africa The famous Taylor Schlitz family is making headlines once more as the youngest of the family, Hana Taylor Schlitz, becomes the youngest person to graduate from (Texas Woman’s

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Sending troops to Ukraine should not be ruled out, France’s Macron reiterates

By Anadolu Agency Sending troops to Ukraine shouldn’t be ruled out, reiterated French President Emmanuel Macron, a British magazine reported on Thursday. “I’m not ruling anything out because we are facing someone (Russia) who is not ruling anything out,” Macron told The Economist when asked whether he is still of the opinion as he was

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Voters head to polls in last test for UK’s Sunak before national election

People walk towards Tonbridge Castle, being used as a polling station during local elections in Tonbridge, Britain, May, 2, 2024. Photographer Chris J. Ratcliffe By Reuters English voters headed to polling stations on Thursday to pick mayors, councillors and a new lawmaker in the last electoral test for British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak before a

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The Horn Of Africa States: The Changes Over The Horizon – OpEd

File Photo/Somali Times Eurasia Review By Dr. Suleiman Walhad The world works in cycles. Political systems, economics and markets, financial systems, wars and peace, and climate all change and recur in cycles with highs and lows, growth and declines and indeed, good and bad years. The Horn of Africa States region is in a chaotic

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UK begins detaining migrants set to be deported to Rwanda

People believed to be migrants, disembark from a British Border Force vessel as they arrive at the Port of Dover in Dover, Britain, April, 29, 2024. Photographer Chris J. Ratcliffe/File Photo By Reuters British authorities have started to detain migrants in preparation for them to be sent to Rwanda in the next nine to 11

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African Union extends condolences over devastating floods in Kenya

File Photo/Somali Times By Xinhua News Agency The African Union (AU) on Tuesday extended condolences over the tragic loss of live in Kenya due to devastating floods. Heavy rains have pounded several parts of Kenya and devastating flash floods have left 169 people dead so far, according to Kenyan authorities. “My sincere condolences to and

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Djibouti detained and deported British Conservative Party MP Tim Loughton who campaigned for the recognition of Hargeisa

British Conservative Party MP Tim Loughton. Credit Photo/Twitter X A member of the British Conservative Party said that he was refused a trip to Djibouti because of the close relationship the country in East Africa has with China. Tim Loughton, MP for East Worthing and Shoreham, said he was detained for more than seven hours

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