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1. Noodles maker trills consumers at Lagos fair
Dufil Prima Foods and Multipio Consumer Care Products Limited is treating customers to meals of tasty and nutritious Indomie noodles, and also unveiled the tallest female statue—8.5 feet— at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair.
As numerous buyers thronged the company’s stand to buy Indomie Noodles, Power Oil, Minimies, Dano products among others, every visitor tried to catch a glimpse of the statue, while enjoying lively music with entertaining dancers.
Speaking at the fair, Mr. Larry Kay, key promoter for Dufil Prima Foods and Multipio Consumer Care products, said the idea of the statue, first of its kind in Nigeria, was conceived by Larry Kay Events Company as a means of exciting Dufil company’s customers to patronise their products at the fair.
2. Kenya protests over Tanzania ‘hostility’
Tanzania's President John Pombe Magufuli (left) and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta share a light moment after a joint press conference on October 31, 2016 at State House, Nairobi. The government criticised Tanzania’s decision to burn chicks imported from Kenya.
Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms “a policy shift that condones hostile actions against Kenyan citizens and their business interests”.
On Monday, Foreign Affairs Political and Diplomatic Secretary Tom Amollo criticised Tanzania’s decision to burn chicks imported from Kenya as well as auction animals from Kenyan herders without involving authorities in Nairobi.
He said such actions risked soiling historical relations between the two countries.
3. 17 Kenyan fishermen arrested by Ugandan security forces: police
A section of Remba Island on Lake Victoria on October 13, 2017. Seventeen Kenyan fishermen were arrested on Monday night and detained on Ugandan islands by Ugandan security personnel. Lake Victoria Beach Management Unit Network Chairperson Edward Oremo said the fishermen were fishing a few kilometres from Remba Island, which is on the Kenyan side.
Lake Victoria Beach Management Unit Network Chairperson Edward Oremo said the fishermen were arrested by armed Ugandan security personnel a few kilometres from Remba Island.
Remba Island is in Kenyan waters and is three kilometres away from the Ugandan border on the lake.
Previous incidences of arrest involved accusations of trespassing into Ugandan waters.
4. Deposed champions Tusker part ways with four players
Chemelil Sugar defender Juma Yusuf of Chemelil Sugar (right) vies for the ball with Moses Ndawula of Tusker during their SportPesa Premier League match in Nakuru.
Ndolo’s contract was set to expire on December 31 next year.
They sit third on the log with 50 points, similar to Posta Rangers but the latter have a superior goal difference.