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September 21, 2017 10:18 AM Nepalese celebrate transformation from kingdom to republic

Nepalese Embassy commemorates third anniversary of adoption of new constitution Abu Dhabi: As Nepalese in the UAE commemorated their National Day on Thursday, it was also an occasion to celebrate their reputation as a law-abiding and peaceful community, a senior diplomat told Gulf News on Wednesday. “Around 200,000-strong community is growing gradually

September 20, 2017 5:08 PM NANJIRA: The choice of economic development over justice is unjust

As the initial excitement of the Supreme Court ruling starts to wane and as the full decision is published, some people will seek to cope through the familiar cynicism with which they navigate their citizenship. Others still might be propelled by the winds of change that blew on that historic day. All the reactions, as the people in whom they reside

September 20, 2017 4:59 PM This man wants bhang legalised in Kenya

A biochemist wants the National Assembly to approve licensing of at least 150,000 farmers to grow bhang. Mr Simon Mwaura, the Chief Executive Director of Hyaquip Inc International, says the marijuana will be used in extraction of food supplements. In his letter, dated September 18, to the House, the scientist wants the lawmakers to allow each farmer 1

September 20, 2017 12:35 PM Kenya's Top Court Flays Electoral Body Over Botched Election

Kenya’s top court delivered a stringing rebuke of the nation’s electoral commission, identifying a litany of failures in its handling of last month’s botched presidential elections and describing its explanations for the failure of its systems as unacceptable. The Supreme Court ruled the Aug. 8 election unlawful on Sept. 1, and ordered a rerun. A five-judge

September 20, 2017 10:49 AM Why cry for Diamond Platnumz, my bank balance is intact-Zari

Am such an early morning person as some can see on my snap, usually up by 5am. Let's start this day on a different note, shall we. "Ladies and gentlemen I've heard you loud and clear, the advises, the consolation, the pity, the hurt you feeling on my behalf most of all the betrayal. But let's look at this on the positive side. When a person chooses to cheat

September 20, 2017 9:34 AM Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election board for its performance in last month’s annulled presidential election. Voters are anxious to find out whether the vote was voided on procedural grounds or whether

September 18, 2017 9:02 PM Kenya forms team to negotiate international trade deals

The Government has formed a multi-agency council to coordinate bilateral, regional, inter-regional and multilateral trade. In a gazette notice yesterday, Industry, Trade and Co-operatives Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed said the National Trade Negotiations Council (NTNC) will identify trade policy gaps, give guidance and advise government on key trade

September 18, 2017 9:46 AM Growth in investments expected after repeat of Presidential election

Growth in investments is expected after the repeat Presidential election buoyed by Kenya’s improved infrastructure. Vision 2030 Director General Julius Muia says some of the projects expected to spark investment include the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport project where investors have expressed overwhelming interest. Economists have predicted 1

September 18, 2017 8:59 AM NDEMO: In Somali business success, trust plays a vital role

Eastleigh, Nairobi, was originally created by the colonial government to settle the Asian community. Their eventual occupation of Eastleigh was the result of protest after they took the colonial government to court to defend themselves against unilateral relocation. They identified a legal loophole that they used to purchase land in the area initially 2

September 18, 2017 5:18 AM What is there at UNGA for Malawi as a nation?

Malawians are an interesting lot. It was amazing this week to see the anger and the debate that ensued following one placard carried during the Gender Based Violence (GBV) demonstration in Lilongwe. To be honest, and considering the closed culture that Malawi is; we can understand the anger towards this one woman activist who decided to do things the unconventional 1 1