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Oil frontiers: How firms worked with UK government to get into Africa’s national parks

Oil frontiers: How firms worked with UK government to get into Africa’s national parks

  British officials lobbied senior Zambian ministers to help oil firm Tullow win a license covering three major national parks, according to documents obtained through a new Energydesk investigation. The documents also reveal how a range of oil companies, including Tullow, gave tens of thousands of pounds in unreported donations to British embassies across Africa […]

Mutharika reshuffles his cabinet

Malawian President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has reshuffled his cabinet with effect from Monday 5th September, 2016. This is according to a Statement issued on Tuesday 6th September, 2016 by Chief Secretary to the Government George C. Mkondiwa. This Mr. Mkondiwa said was in exercise of the powers conferred upon President Mutharika by Section 94 […]

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M20 Bridge Collapse in Kent UK

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with suspected broken ribs after a pedestrian bridge collapsed on the M20 in Kent. It happened between junctions 3 and 4, on the London-bound carriageway northwest of Maidstone. The M20 is the main route to the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel and the stretch of road where the […]

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May to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers – Telegraph

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday, without specifying sources. May will not offer opponents the chance to stall the withdrawal and has consulted lawyers who say she has the power […]

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So this is perhaps one of the most heartbreaking celebrity stories of the day. Kanye West took to Twitter last night to wish his late mum Donda a happy birthday, revealing that his three-year-old daughter North asked to “take a plane to heaven” to see her. Ahh, our hearts can’t take it. Posting to his […]

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North Korean defector on living in the West: ‘We are so disconnected’

Yeonmi Park, 22, is in the rare position of being able to contrast Western societies with the secretive, authoritarian state of North Korea. Park, who grew up in the North Korean city of Hyesan, told Business Insider that her childhood was dominated by hunger pangs — especially at the age of nine when her father […]

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Islamic State jihadis claim to have slaughtered thousands during the holy month of Ramadan

TWISTED terror cult Islamic State have boasted to killing and injuring 5,200 people worldwide during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan – including victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting   The violent jihadists’ weekly magazine, al-Naba, bragged about murdering and maiming thousands of people in “military operations” during the Islamic fasting period. It included the […]

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Poundland accepts £597m takeover bid from South Africa’s Steinhoff

Discount chain Poundland is to be snapped up by South African retailer Steinhoff International after agreeing a £597 million takeover deal. Poundland accepted the 222p-a-share bid after rejecting a cash offer from Steinhoff last month for an undisclosed sum. The deal comes after Steinhoff – which owns UK furniture firm Harveys and Bensons For Beds […]

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Pregnancy multivitamins ‘are a waste of money’

Pregnancy multivitamins are a waste of money because most mothers-to-be do not need them, according to researchers. In Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, researchers say they looked at all evidence and found supplements did not boost the health of mothers and babies. A supplement that can be dangerous in pregnancy is vitamin A. Too much can […]

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