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Britain Offers ‘Sincere Regrets’ But No Apology to Tortured Kenyans

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain has bowed to legal moves and agreed to compensate 5,228 elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising from 1952 until 1961. The deal follows a London court ruling last year that victims could sue.

Britain to Compensate Kenya’s Mau Mau Victims

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain is set to pay compensation to more than 5,000 victims of torture in prison camps set up during Kenya's Mau Mau conflict in the 1950s. British Foreign Secretary William Hague told the Commons that Britain "sincerely regrets" the abuse which included castration, rape and beatings.

EU Set to Ease Illegal Sanctions On Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE - As Zimbabwe prepares to vote on a new constitution, European Union countries are working on a deal to reward Harare by lifting some of the bloc's punishing sanctions against members of the government, diplomats said Friday. A deal was due to be announced Monday at talks between the bloc's 27 foreign ministers,