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Trump, Moon discuss North Korea’s threat to scrap summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed threats by North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un to cancel its summit with Trump. Trump and Moon, in a phone conversation on Sunday, “exchanged views on various actions taken by North Korea recently”, Moon’s office said in a statement. The two leaders agreed to “work closely” for the ...

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UK royal wedding attracts over 29m viewers in U.S.

Britain’s royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and U.S. actress Meghan Markle attracted over 29 million TV viewers in the U. S. and 6.9 million interactions on social network, according to ratings issued Sunday by U.S. information and measurement company Nielsen Media Research. An estimated 29.2 million people tuned in to the royal wedding held at Windsor Castle on ...

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Prince Harry walks Meghan Markle down the aisle

Britain’s Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, on Saturday tied the knot with Hollywood actress Meghan Markle at a glittering ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The Rt Rev. David Conner, Dean of  Windsor, conducted the service, and the Most Rev. Bishop Michael Curry, the 27th presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church, from Chicago, gave an ...

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Amb Abikoye Introduces Nigeria Economic Diplomacy Initiative To Business Community In Ghana

The High Commissioner of Nigeria to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Michael Abikoye, has introduced the economic initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ‘Nigeria Economic Diplomacy Initiative’ (NEDI) to the business community in Ghana. NEDI aimed at creating an enabling environment for businesses as well as to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Nigeria. Amb Abikoye, introduced the initiative at ...

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Kenyan university lecturers end strike over low pay

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Kenya’s public university lecturers have ended their strike over low pay, after reaching an agreement with authorities, a union official said. After the strike is called off, classes are allowed to resume after being suspended since early March. Strikes by public workers in the East African country have become more frequent in recent years, often over low pay and other grievances. ...

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UBA Kenya to Leverage on Group’s Capacity to Finance Large Ticket Transactions – Iweriebor

NAIROBI – United Bank for Africa, a leading pan-African financial institution with operations in 20 African countries has assured the players in the private and public sectors in East Africa’s largest economy that its Kenyan franchise is ready and committed to finance key projects and business transactions capable of galvanising the economic development of the country and upscale the standard of ...

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President Kenyatta outlaws abuse of people on social media

Uhuru-Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Wednesday signed a new law that outlaws the abuse of people on social media but which critics say could be exploited to repress civil liberties. Proponents of the law, including the legislators who pushed it through parliament, say the proliferation of social media has given rise to new crimes including online scams, which were ...

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