Yatani suffers blow in higher beer taxes plan

Economy Yatani suffers blow in higher beer taxes plan Wednesday May 25 2022 Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani during a past briefing in Nairobi. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG By CONSTANT MUNDAMore by this Author Summary The Finance and Planning Committee of the National Assembly has recommended that the proposed excise duty on fruit juice … Read more

US to end Russia’s ability to pay international investors

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay its billions in debt back to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable. The Treasury Department said in a notification that does not plan to renew the … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Luhansk governor says attacks mounting | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine says at least 14 civilians were killed and 15 others injured in Russian attacks in the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk. The governor of Luhansk claims the situation there is getting “worse with every hour” amid increased Russian shelling. The United States declares joint Russia-China military exercises demonstrate Beijing is still committed to … Read more

At Davos, Kerry cites progress on China-US climate group

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — John Kerry, America’s top official on climate change, said Tuesday that the U.S. and China were making progress on putting together a group from both countries to work toward quickly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In an interview with The Associated Press during the World Economic Forum gathering in Davos, Kerry said … Read more

Hungary announces ‘state of danger’ over war in Ukraine

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has declared a legal “state of danger” in response to Russia’s war in neighboring Ukraine, the prime minister announced Tuesday, allowing the right-wing nationalist government to take special measures without the participation of the legislature. In a video on social media, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that the war in … Read more