Kenya will more than double its
capital gains tax rate to 12.5% from 5% to bring it in line with
international standards, Finance Minister Henry Rotich said in
budget proposals to parliament on Thursday.
A company run by private security
firm Blackwater's founder Erik Prince has registered a
subsidiary in Democratic Republic of Congo with a mandate to
extract minerals and timber and conduct financial operations,
corporate filings show.
Scuffles broke out between
demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of
people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with
mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber
bullets to break up big crowds.