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  • UK to resume Saudi arms sales after year-long hiatus

    Britain announced on Tuesday that it will resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia a year after the court of appeal declared the UK government acted unlawfully by selling arms to the kingdom without

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  • Foreign trawlers, illegal fishing, staff shortage deny Somalia $300m in revenue

    Photo: Credit AFP After sharks are captured off the coast of Somalia, their meat is salted, sun-dried and transported overland to Kismayo for export to Mombasa, Kenya, the main market in East

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  • At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard’s ‘sick’ abuse claim

    Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. The libel case by Depp against a British tabloid newspaper started Tuesday over a 2018 article that branded him violent

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  • Tear gas, arrests as Kenyans protest police brutality

    A Kenyan policeman running to arrest a protester slips and falls over just as he reaches him, before proceeding to arrest him, during a demonstration in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, July 7,

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  • Kenya-U.S. trade talks to come against growing Chinese influence

    Editor’s note: Stephen Ndegwa is a Nairobi-based communication expert, lecturer-scholar at the United States International University-Africa, author and international affairs columnist. The

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UK to resume Saudi arms sales after year-long hiatus

Britain announced on Tuesday that it will resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia a year after the court of appeal declared the UK government acted unlawfully by selling arms to the kingdom without

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Saudi prince: ‘The King ordered Khashoggi’s death and Mohammed bin Salman carried it out’

Dissident Saudi Prince Khalid bin Farhan Al-Saud has demanded King Salman bin Abdulaziz to abdicate the throne in favour of his brother Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz after the disappearance of

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Somalia, Kenya maritime dispute, Somalia territory is not negotiable

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is proposing that Kenya and Somalia deal with their sea boundary dispute as an independent issue, in order not to stall other projects affecting the three

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Eritrea: Diplomacy Changes, but Political Prisoners Remain

The recent arrest of Eritrea’s former finance minister is a troubling sign that repressive tactics continue despite changes in Eritrea’s diplomatic engagements. Human Rights Watch released a

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