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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Diplomats jailed for £4.8m tobacco fraud

Seven people, including four diplomats at the Gambian Embassy, have been jailed for a total of 33 years for illegally selling tobacco on the...

Kenyan bus driver may get death penalty for stripping woman

A Kenyan mini bus driver and his conductor have been charged with sexual assault after stripping a woman and sexually assaulting her at a...

Chuka Umunna backed as future Labour leader

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has announced that he will be backing Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna to become Labour’s next leader. The former Prime...

'Ill-informed' Dame claims theatre is for Europeans

Veteran actress Dame Janet Suzman has been criticised for her ignorant and racist comments about the nature of theatre and theatre goers. The South African,...

Modern slavery strategy revealed

New research estimates there are between 10 and 13 thousand potential victims of slavery in the UK.  The figure is the first scientific estimate...

More volunteers sent to fight Ebola

A further 25 NHS staff from across the UK are deploying to Sierra Leone to join Britain’s fight against Ebola, International Development Secretary Justine...

Government seeks mandatory reporting of FGM

The government has today (Friday 5 December) launched a consultation asking for views on how best to introduce mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation...

Diane Abbott set to run for London Mayor

Labour MP Diane Abbott has announced her plans to run for London Mayor in 2016, with the hope of replacing current mayor Boris Johnson. Abbott,...

Glitz & glam @ African Film Awards

Glitz and glamour was on display at London’s Greenwich Odeon recently. The ceremony witnessed A- list actors from Nollywood, the world’s second largest film...

Dine & View launch @ Z’bra Lounge huge success.

On Thursday 27th November, guests enjoyed a champagne, red carpet reception as the new event (and television show) Dine & View @ Z’bra Lounge,...

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