NIGERIA MAJOR STOP AS UK TRADE COMMISSIONER EMBARKS ON TOUR OF AFRICA

On Friday February 23rd 2018 the UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner, Emma Wade-Smith, will be visiting Nigeria as part of a wider visit programme to the region, focusing on trade and investment. Her visit follows a number of senior British ministers across Africa including Foreign Secretary of State, Boris Johnson who visited Nigeria last August with the then Development Secretary; Sir Liam Fox, Secretary of State for Trade, visiting South Africa,...

UK Department of International Trade Announces Arrival of new Trade Director for West Africa

UK Department of International Trade Announces Arrival of new Trade Director for West Africa The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) in Nigeria, and the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos, is delighted to welcome the new West Africa Trade Director, Kate Rudd, to spearhead bilateral trade activity in the region. Kate is based in the financial capital, Lagos, covering UK-Africa trade in the coastal countries from Senegal to Gabon....

Kenya Election Returns Were Hacked, Opposition Leader Says

KISUMU, Kenya — The Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, threw early results of the country’s presidential election into doubt on Wednesday, claiming that the electoral commission’s servers had been hacked to award the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta, a significant lead. Given Kenya’s history of postelection violence, Mr. Odinga’s comments renewed fears of deadly unrest, although he asked supporters to remain calm. Rights organizations have also warned of discrepancies in the preliminary...

Kenya election 2017: Raila Odinga says election systems hacked

Kenya election 2017: Raila Odinga says election systems hacked 9 August 2017 From the section Africa Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Related TopicsKenya general election 2017 Media captionKenya’s day of tension after polls Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the electoral commission’s IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results. He rejected provisional results...

Kenya election triggers Nairobi exodus

Passengers gather to use public bus transport as they travel to the countryside ahead of next week’s general election in Nairobi, Kenya August 3, 2017.Image copyrightREUTERS Image caption Many people have been leaving the capital ahead of the election Many Kenyans fear that Tuesday’s fiercely contested general election will trigger ethnic violence between supporters of rival parties, writes the BBC’s Dickens Olewe from the capital, Nairobi. Soap, long-life milk, maize...