Government of the United Kingdom

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2014
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EXCLUSIVE: Video Evidence Shows Eritrea Embassy Extorting UK Refugees Diaspora TaxIBTimes UK ) New video evidence exclusively obtained by IBTimes UK has confirmed that the Eritrean government still collects a controversial “diaspora tax” from nationals living in the UK – despite assurances by British...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 12th, 2014
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Eritrean nationals in the UK, as well as individuals of Eritrean descent, are being forced to pay an illegal 2% tax levied on all their UK earnings by the Eritrean government. This is in addition to the ordinary taxes they pay in Britain. Despite assurances from the British Government that this has b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2013
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Following rumours of the introduction of a visa bond by the UK into the visa policy between it and Nigeria, the British High Commission has responded to the visa bond saga. In a statement signed by the Head of Press & Public Affairs Section, Robert Fitzpatrick, the High commission said the Britis...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2013
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Four million people forced off their land by security forces while their homes and farms are sold to foreign investors ‘Mr O’ said by suing British Department for International Development he fights on behalf of Ethiopian people who are being relocated Questions raised about British role ...
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In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2013
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The British government says it believes terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in Somalia and urged U.K. nationals to leave the country. The Foreign Office already advises against all travel to Somalia, including Somaliland, where it says there is a specific threat to Westerners. It s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2013
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UK help sought to end oil theft Nigeria had asked Britain for help to tackle a multimillion-dollar oil theft business that was run by international crime syndicates, its oil minister said yesterday. Oil bunkering – hacking into pipelines to steal crude then refining it or selling it abroad – is costi...
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Dec 1st, 2012
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Kamwe kabla ya kuonekana files juu mtego wa Uingereza kikatili wa kikoloni wa Kenya tumekuteremshia jitihada za haraka za kuficha mauaji ya wafungwa wasiokuwa na silaha wakati wa maandamano ya Mau Mau. Eleven wafungwa katika kambi kizuizini Hola walikuwa kikatili clubbed kwa kifo na kadhaa kujeruhiwa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 20th, 2012
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EU governments are considering easing sanctions against Zimbabwe in exchange for political reform, reports say. Foreign ministers are due to meet on Monday to discuss suspending restrictions on development aid, among other measures. The moves would be conditional, occurring only after a credible refe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2012
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Ministers issued a dramatic confession yesterday that prisoners were tortured and sexually abused under British colonial rule in Kenya. It is believed to be the first time the Government has made such a public declaration that atrocities were carried out ‘at the hands of the colonial administration’....
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 19th, 2012
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London – The British government says two UK journalists detained by a militia group in Libya have been freed. The Foreign Office said on Sunday that Nicholas Davies-Jones and Gareth Montgomery-Johnson have been released into the care of British consular staff. It says they are in good condition...