With Iraqi tribes settling more disputes, sheikhs are in high demand

AFTER DISCOVERING that one of his employees had embezzled $800,000, Saif took him to a court in Baghdad and won. When the thief still did not return the cash, he was thrown in jail. But he was soon released, probably after paying a bribe.

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Kenya: Ruto Allies Jittery Over Matiang’i Elevation As DP Calls for Patience

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto hosted a close-knit team of trusted allies late on Thursday night to discuss the political implications of the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta to assign Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i a powerful role, elevating him to the level of a “chief minister”, the Sunday Nation has learnt.

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