Kenya signs post-brexit trade agreement with the UK

Posted on Fri 11 December 2020 in Trade • Tagged with UK, Kenya, East African Community, EAC, East Africa

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The UK has today (Tuesday 8 December) signed an Economic Partnership Agreement with Kenya. The deal was signed in London by International Trade Minister Ranil Jayawardena and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Minister Betty Maina.

This trade agreement will ensure that all companies operating in Kenya, including British businesses …

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Dipole: the 'Indian Niño' that has brought devastating drought to East Africa

Posted on Mon 13 March 2017 in Africa • Tagged with East Africa, Indian Nino, drought, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

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A severe drought threatens millions of people in East Africa. Crop harvests are well below normal and the price of food has doubled across much of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and nearby countries. The Conversation

The last major drought in the region, in 2011, caused hundreds of thousands …

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