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The oil industry which is undoubtedly one of the most lucrative industries in the world has a very interesting pool of stakeholders. In recent times, however oil prices have faced major shifts in prices and oil production has not always equated to direct profits . In these uncertain times, it is important to pose a …

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Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Since declaring its independence in May 1958, Israel’s population has surged from 806,000 to 8.84 million today, and the state has absorbed some 3.2 million immigrants over the years. It has also experienced tremendous economic  growth over the years causing it to be one of the best economies of the …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo       The UK is still negotiating its exit from the European Union after the country voted to leave in a referendum in 2 years ago. As the progress stands in international news, the UK will most likely depart from the EU on 30 March 2019 but the terms of its withdrawal …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo In a move that greatly strengthens the Sino – Indian relationship Indian Premier Narendra Modi last week made a three day visit in China where he met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. This is a welcome development since in recent years the relationship between the two countries has plummeted to an …

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By: Danson Dansonx The Shanghai Pact otherwise known as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a pact between predominantly Asian and East European countries that has brought together several powerful nations seeking to establish a regional alternative to the Powerful North Atlantic Trade Organization (NATO) which was spearheaded by the United States. The SCO grouping is …

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By: Meshack Masibo “Trade is the natural enemy of all violent passions because it loves moderation, delights in compromise and is most careful to avoid anger” – Alex Tocqueville On the  8th OF June, the 7 most powerful  nations in the world met in Quebec,  Canada for the G7 summit for  world leaders. The G7 …

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