CNAN buys Clipper Gemini

first_imgAccording to international media reports, the company is also planning to acquire Clipper Gemini’s two sister vessels in the next two weeks. The vessel is equipped with two 200-tonne capacity cranes giving it a tandem lifting capacity of 400 tonnes. Saoura will provide cargo transportation on CNAN’s Northern Europe-Algeria route.  www.cnan-nord.comlast_img

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U.S. blacklists former Kenya Atty. Gen., accuses him of corruption

first_imgRelated Former Egypt minister jailed for corruption Former Egyptian Minister in custody following Corruption Scandal Switzerland to return billions in corruption proceeds to Kenya Photo courtesy: StandardMedia The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Kenya’s former attorney general, Amos Sitswila Wako, accusing him of involvement in “significant” corruption.The Trump Administration’s statement did not offer specifics on the matter.REUTERS Photo from 2003 showing then Kenyan Attorney General Amos Wako addressing a judicial commissionWako, along with his wife and son, are barred from entering the United States under the sanctions. This is the second time Wako has been barred from the U.S.In 2009, the U.S. government banned him from traveling to the United States, accusing him of obstructing the fight against corruption in Kenya. The move sparked a diplomatic row with Kenya.The blacklisting is under an executive order that prohibits officials of foreign governments involved in corruption from entering the United States, as well as their immediate family members.“Today’s action sends a strong signal that the United States is a valuable partner in Kenya’s fight against corruption,” U.S. Secretary of  State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.Wako has denied any wrongdoing.last_img read more

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Hinds elected Kensington president

first_imgFormer Windies batsman Wavell Hinds will be the man at the helm at Kensington as he was unanimously approved as the cricket club’s new leader during an Annual General Meeting on Thursday.Hinds, the current West Indies Players’ Association president and chief executive officer, takes over from former Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron, who did not seek re-election.Cameron will, however, still be part of the club’s executive as he was appointed president emeritus.Cameron had served in the role of president since 2001 and has been a member of the club for roughly four decades. In his remarks, he thanked the community, membership, and partners of the club for their support. He succeeded the late Vincent Wong and Noel Silvera.In his brief remarks following his elevation to the presidency, Hinds urged the members of the club to “protect the assets of the newly upgraded facility”. He also wanted the club to “continue with its development programmes from Under-15 to senior”. He said that the club must maintain its core values of integrity, respect, and richness in spirit, talent, and love.Over the last three years, Kensington has won three major trophies. They are the reigning Jamaica Cricket Association Twenty20 champions. The team played four matches in the Senior Cup competition this season before it was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic.The meeting was attended by players, management, and staff support of the club. The executive will meet in a few days to finalise this year’s plan.Kensington’s new board Radcliffe Daley – first vice-president David Bernard Jr – second vice-president Carole Beckford – secretary Guatam Kumaraswamy – treasurer Wayne Lewis – assistant secretary Marlon Kennedy – assistant treasurer Brian Blair – club captainExecutive members Lorna Litchmore Raymond Smith Delbert Gayle Jamie Hay Ryan Francislast_img read more

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