• Kenya

    Uhuru sister, cousin were paid Sh200m Health cash

    President Uhuru Kenyatta's sister and cousin are among owners of companies suspected to have fraudulently pocketed millions of shillings in the Sh5.3 billion "HealthGate" or “Mafya House” scam — a Jubilee nightmare. Uhuru's sister Nyokabi Kenyatta Muthama and cousin Kathleen Kihanya are directors of a company that pocketed Sh41 million ...

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    The Asian contribution to Kenya’s politics and economic development

    I was called to Bar here in London just over 55 years ago. June 16, 1959, to be precise by Lincoln’s Inn. A few weeks later I returned to Kenya. The big law firms then were all European and before independence it was their stated policy not to accept Asian ...

  • Indonesia

    Woman caned for ‘standing too close to her boyfriend’

    A young woman screamed in pain as she was caned Monday in front of a jeering crowd in Indonesia’s Aceh, the latest person to be punished for breaking the province’s strict Islamic laws. Aceh is the only province in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes sharia law. People ...

  • Portogallo Nigeria

    Nigeria, Portugal to implement BASA

    The Minister of State, Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika, says Nigeria and the Republic of Portugal are set to implement the Bilateral Air Services Agreement. Sirika disclosed this while receiving the Portuguese delegation led by Mrs Theresa Ribeiro, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal, in Abuja. He ...

  • Nigeria

    Campari to host biggest cocktail festival in Nigeria

    The sole distributor of Campari in Nigeria, Brian Munro Ltd., is set to host the biggest music, comedy and cocktail festival in the country on November 5. Brian Munro’s General Manager, Marketing, Abayomi Ajao, said that the festival, tagged “Dare to Mix”, was one of the many ways “we reward our customers for ...

  • India

    India wil honderden straaljagers - Made in India

    India wil honderden gevechtsvliegtuigen bestellen bij buitenlandse fabrikanten, mits ze in India worden gebouwd met een lokale partner. Het gaat in eerste instantie om tweehonderd toestellen, waar er volgens de luchtmacht nog honderd bij kunnen komen.

  • Brasile

    Agricultura responde por 25% da venda de drones

    No Brasil, produtores aplicam cada vez mais a tecnologia para reduzir custos de monitoramento de lavouras e elevar produtividade

  • USA Malta

    Today's newspapers in review

    The following are the top stories in national newspapers today. Times of Malta says documents published by the Environment and Resources Authority show that the Civil Protection Department does not yet have the necessary equipment to tackle a major accident related to the LNG tanker in Marsaxlokk. In another story, the ...

  • USA Malta

    MSE eyes new classes of funds

    The Malta Stock Exchange has launched a 19-point plan for capital markets, which chairman Joe Portelli said could be a “milestone – or just another day” depending on whether they were actually put into force or not. The strategic plan proposes three main changes which would enable the Exchange to grow ...

  • USA

    US stocks, dollar fall after FBI Clinton probe

    Wall Street fell broadly yesterday, with US stocks and the dollar lower after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it would probe additional e-mails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email server while secretary of state. The dollar slipped against major currencies, including the Euro and ...