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/ 30 May 2008

Kenya Airways profit falls on election crisis

Kenya Airways said on Friday its 2007/08 annual profit after tax fell to 3,9-billion Kenya shillings from 4,1-billion due mainly to the impact of the East African nation’s post-election crisis. ”The events post-election had a negative impact on our revenue, especially between January to March,” said Titus Naikuni, the chief executive officer.

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/ 24 April 2008

Nigerian Senate slams South African crime

Nigeria’s Senate has passed a motion condemning a string of attacks on Nigerians in South Africa and ordered its foreign affairs committee to look into the matter urgently. Senator Grace Bent, who sponsored the motion, noted ”with serious concern the protracted and unabated intimidation, brutalisation and cases of robbery and sundry attacks”.