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POLYCARP IGATHE: The former deputy gov­er­nor of Nairobi and Eq­uity Group’s chief com­mer­cial of­fi­cer, was ap­pointed man­ag­ing direc­tor of the lender’s Kenyan op­er­a­tion as part of the com­pany’s re­struc­tur­ing. EVANS KIDERO: The former gov­er­nor of Nairobi was ar­rested, yet again, in on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions into al­leged cor­rup­tion. Po­lice and anti-cor­rup­tion de­tec­tives camped at his city home for hours be­fore leav­ing with him. THERESA MAY: The UK prime min­is­ter has de­manded new pro­pos­als from the Euro­pean Union to break the Brexit im­passe af­ter Euro­pean lead­ers dis­missed her Che­quers pro­pos­als as un­work­able. MAR­ION ‘SUGE’ KNIGHT: US rap mogul and founder of Death Row Records — as­so­ci­ated with Dr Dre and Tu­pac Shakur — pleaded no con­test to a vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter charge over a hit-and-run in­ci­dent in 2015. TRAN DAI QUANG: The Viet­namese pres­i­dent, who has been ail­ing for sev­eral months and had re­ceived med­i­cal treat­ment abroad and in Viet­nam, died in a mil­i­tary hos­pi­tal. Be­fore 2016, he was the pub­lic se­cu­rity min­is­ter.

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