United Kingdom News

Disturbing upsurge in sexual, domestic violence

To mitigate the impact of this epidemic, several NGOs undertake support services for victims in the United Kingdom.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Somalia denies auctioning maritime area in dispute with Kenya

According to Nairobi, Somalia auctioned the contentious blocks to the “highest predatory” bidders from the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland and Norway after a map showing the area in question belonging to Somalia was shown at a London conference.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

Somalia’s ambassador summoned for consultation arrives in Mogadishu

Kenya claimed ownership of the marine territories and revealed that her sister state had auctioned them off to the United Kingdom on Thursday, February 7.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

Somalia denies Kenya's oil, gas claims

MAPS Somalia's response was to Kenya's note verbale on February 8 on maritime zones presented at the Somalia Oil and Gas Conference on February 7, in London, the United Kingdom.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

2019: Make Buhari, Atiku commit to rancour-free polls-Nigerian Group begs EU, UK, US

…warns Nigerians won’t accept result of rigged polls By Soni Daniel Worried by the possibility of manipulation of the 2019 polls, a group made up of prominent Nigerians, whose membership cuts across the globe, has made a passionate plea to the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the European Union to do all within their powers to ensure that the Nigerian election is conducted peacefully and creditably.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Brexit could change the face of sport

The simple explanation, apparently, is that the United Kingdom intends leaving the European Union next month.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

Storm on social media as Kenyans debate who owns contested oil, gas blocks

As ealier reported by TUKO.co.ke, Ambassador Lucas Tumbo was instructed to return to Nairobi after it emerged Somalia had auctioned several Kenyan oil and gas blocks to the United Kingdom.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

At 73, I still do 120 laps weekly in my swimming pool – Sir Steve Omojafor – Punch Newspapers

I spent five years there and was sent to the United Kingdom on a training programme.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Britain's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful: UK report

(Hani Mohammed, AP) The British government's arms sales to Saudi Arabia are unlawful, the United Kingdom's all-party committee of the House of Lords has concluded in a report.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

UK, East and Southern Africa sign trade deal

Ahead of its March 29 exit from the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom has signed a deal with countries from East and Southern Africa to explore new and continue to trade with the region.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019