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Survey suggests anti-Semitic sentiment shared by majority of UK population

Negative perception of Jews in Britain is greater than what is generally reported, a new poll reveals. According to the YouGov poll, which was commissioned by the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) to survey the British population’s attitudes toward Jews in 2018 and 2019, the...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 9:08am

UK pledges £2.1m to save Asian tigers and African chimpanzees

The UK’s international development secretary has announced funding to help protect Sumatran tigers and west African chimpanzees. Only about 30 tigers are left in Indonesia as their forest habitats disappear, while in Liberia the illegal wildlife trade and loss of habitat threatens the...

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:04am

Silverbacks receive training boost from Penguin International RFC

Renowned United Kingdom-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club are training Rwandan’s national men’s rugby team, the Silverbacks, to enhance the players’ knowledge and skills in ball handling and passing. The week-long training started Sunday at APR training ground...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:14pm

UK committed to boosting trade ties as Brexit deadline looms – Jo Lomas

The United Kingdom (UK) has committed to boosting its trade relations with Rwanda and other African countries as the deadline for Brexit looms, Jo Lomas, the UK High Commissioner to Rwanda has said. Lomas was addressing the media in Kigali on UK’s plans about its relationship with Africa...

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 12:44am

UK based firm wins tender for Rwanda methane gas projects

UK-based firm, Clarke Energy, has been named the preferred bidder for two power plants in Rwanda which will generate power from Lake Kivu, a statement released this week has indicated. The statement noted that the projects will include approximately 25 gas engines from General Electric’s...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:38am

Theresa May signs security partnership with Nigeria's president

Theresa May has signed a security pact with Nigeria’s president aimed at helping the west African nation combat Boko Haram through better military training and anti-terrorist propaganda techniques developed in the UK. The British prime minister’s agreement with Muhammadu Buhari was...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:36am

From Brexit to breferendum

LONDON – If something is impossible, it does not happen. If a country votes to make two plus two equal five, this “democratic decision” will eventually be overridden by the rules of arithmetic, no matter how large the majority or how loudly “The People have spoken.”...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:55pm

Trump vows to 'kill' US-UK trade deal if May goes forward with 'soft' Brexit

President Donald Trump in an interview said the United States would kill any unilateral trade agreement with the United Kingdom if UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU implement a Brexit compromise arrangement. "If they [UK] do a deal like that, we would be dealing with the European Union...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:10am

Half a million British population estimated to suffer poorest levels of well-being

Over half a million people in Britain, representing 1 percent of the British population, were estimated to suffer the poorest levels of personal well-being, analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in Britain revealed Wednesday. The ONS used the three-year dataset covering the period...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:54am

The decline and fall of Brexit

LONDON – In the beginning, British Prime Minister Theresa May had a plan: “Brexit means Brexit.” The idea was to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union so fast that voters would not realise they had been sold a bill of goods during the EU referendum campaign and...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 12:07am

Brexit would cause Airbus to reconsider UK investment

Airbus issued its strongest warning yet over the impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying a withdrawal without a deal would force it to reconsider its long-term position and put thousands of British jobs at risk. In a memorandum issued late on Thursday, Airbus said...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:40pm

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