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Three Nigerian nationals and one Kenyan arrested in drug trafficking crackdown in Nairobi

Three Nigerian nationals and one Kenyan arrested in drug trafficking crackdown in Nairobi

Three Nigerian nationals are among four suspects who were arrested Saturday night, March 16, 2024, in an ongoing crackdown on drug traffickers and peddlers in Nairobi, Kenya.    The crackdown is being conducted by a joint operation spearheaded by Anti-Narcotics and Transnational Organized Crimes detectives.    The first suspect, Igboke …

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Electricity firms face penalties for ‘manipulating’ grid in Ofgem crackdown

Electricity companies will no longer be able to deploy a controversial tactic that forces up bills at the expense of consumers, the energy watchdog has said as it unveiled rules designed to curb firms making “excessive” profits in the winter. Ofgem said electricity generators could face “stiff penalties” of up …

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Russia Appears to Have Detained Top General in Post-Mutiny Crackdown, U.S. Officials Say

Russia Appears to Have Detained Top General in Post-Mutiny Crackdown, U.S. Officials Say

U.S. officials, citing early intelligence reports, say that Russian authorities appear to have detained a top general under suspicion that he was involved in or had knowledge of the planning for the Wagner Group’s failed rebellion. The circumstances surrounding the status of the general, Sergei Surovikin, are still very murky. …

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Australia to ban recreational vaping in ‘Big Tobacco’ crackdown

Australia to ban recreational vaping in ‘Big Tobacco’ crackdown

Australia will ban single-use disposable vapes, halt imports of non-prescription versions, and restrict how much nicotine e-cigarettes may contain. Australia has announced a sweeping crackdown on vaping, accusing tobacco companies of hooking the next “generation of nicotine addicts” by deliberately targeting teenagers. Billed as the country’s largest anti-smoking reforms in …

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