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DW
UN warns South Sudan president to keep to terms of peace agreement |month. Tanks, helicopters and other heavy weapons were used in the dispute over
UN warns South Sudan president to keep to terms of peace agreement |
DW / Posted 3 hours ago
month. Tanks, helicopters and other heavy weapons were used in the dispute over several days. UN reports 37,000 flee to Uganda On Tuesday, the UN said more than 37,000 people had fled South Sudan for neighboring Uganda over the last three weeks... Read more
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The China Post
UN overturns decision keeping out press freedom watchdogvoted against: China, Russia, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Vietnam. Algeria, Bangladesh
UN overturns decision keeping out press freedom watchdog
The China Post / Posted 4 hours ago
voted against: China, Russia, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Vietnam. Algeria, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India, Pakistan and Uganda abstained. Granting consultative status to a non-governmental organisation allows it to have access to UN premises and... Read more
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Northern Star
Sewing to keep girls at schoolto feminine hygiene products. According to the charity, when Days for Girls ki
Sewing to keep girls at school
Northern Star / Posted 5 hours ago
to feminine hygiene products. According to the charity, when Days for Girls kits were distributed, school absence rates in Uganda dropped from 36% to 8% and from 25% to 3% in Kenya. The reusable products provided by the charity last about three... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing claimed by al Shabaaboff a plane from Nairobi. Al Shabaab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made u
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing claimed by al Shabaab
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
off a plane from Nairobi. Al Shabaab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia’s government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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The Forward
Parents of Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza War Heckle Netanyahu at Memorial Ceremonybereaved brother, I understand your pain,” Netanyahu responded. His brother Yon
Parents of Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza War Heckle Netanyahu at Memorial Ceremony
The Forward / Posted 7 hours ago
bereaved brother, I understand your pain,” Netanyahu responded. His brother Yoni was killed in the Entebbe Airport raid in Uganda in 1976. Another father, and his wife, called for an inquiry into the operation, according to reports. “The families... Read more
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Weekly Times
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombingin the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing
Weekly Times / Posted 8 hours ago
in the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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News.com.au
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombingin the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing
News.com.au / Posted 8 hours ago
in the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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Perth Now
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombingin the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing
Perth Now / Posted 8 hours ago
in the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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Adelaide Now
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombingin the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 hours ago
in the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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The Courier Mail
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombingin the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up
13 people killed in Somali suicide bombing
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
in the airport buildings. Al-Shabab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. Somalia was plunged... Read more
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DW
Study finds Dutch men are the world's tallest |makes all the difference In a worrying sign, average height across Sub-Saharan
Study finds Dutch men are the world's tallest |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
makes all the difference In a worrying sign, average height across Sub-Saharan Africa has decreased. Sierra Leone, Uganda and Rwanda have lost as much as 5 centimeters to their people's height. Height is partly due to genetics, but more so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ranking Universities - Hypocrisy, Impunity and Complicitypublished an article headlined "Makerere among world's top 50 for development s
Ranking Universities - Hypocrisy, Impunity and Complicity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
published an article headlined "Makerere among world's top 50 for development studies". The QS ranking agency placed Uganda's Makerere University above some of the US's "leading" universities like Johns Hopkins and Duke on its list of best... Read more
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The Forward
LOOK: 10 Stunning Portraits of African Jewsor Jewish groups have grown in Africa. There are communities, with a range of r
LOOK: 10 Stunning Portraits of African Jews
The Forward / Posted 9 hours ago
or Jewish groups have grown in Africa. There are communities, with a range of religious practice and identification, in Uganda, Kenya, Madagascar, Ghana and elsewhere. Some seek ties with American or Israeli Jewish organizations, like Kulanu and... Read more
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The New Statesman
SRSLY #52: New Blood / Absolutely Fabulous / Bewitchedremarkably effective in providing the means for people to lift themselves out o
SRSLY #52: New Blood / Absolutely Fabulous / Bewitched
The New Statesman / Posted 9 hours ago
remarkably effective in providing the means for people to lift themselves out of poverty. Projects in Kenya, Brazil and Uganda have made the same discovery. As Poole notes, even the Economist, that “bastion of free-market economics”, was... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dutch men and Latvia's women are world's tallest; Ireland in 20th positionwomen has decreased by as much as 5cm in the past 40 years in some countries in
Dutch men and Latvia's women are world's tallest; Ireland in 20th position
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 hours ago
women has decreased by as much as 5cm in the past 40 years in some countries in sub-Saharan Africa such as Sierra Leone, Uganda and Rwanda. Australian men in 2014 were the only non-European nationality in the top 25 tallest in the world. Here... Read more
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New Kerala
Some 4,000 South Sudanese fleeing into Uganda daily – UN warns - newkerala.com #96112To put this in context, more refugees have arrived in Uganda in the past three
Some 4,000 South Sudanese fleeing into Uganda daily – UN warns - newkerala.com #96112
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
To put this in context, more refugees have arrived in Uganda in the past three weeks than during the entire first six months of 2016, when 33,838 came there in search of safety, Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Apitourism’ is a growing worldwide culture for bee-seeking travellerssafaris. Now local bee excursions are springing up in Britain, Malta, Slovenia,
‘Apitourism’ is a growing worldwide culture for bee-seeking travellers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
safaris. Now local bee excursions are springing up in Britain, Malta, Slovenia, Turkey, Sardinia and even as far away as Uganda. With the rise of all things eco, the idea of “apitourism” may seem too niche in its focus. Look deeper though and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adams College Revamp a Lasting Legacy for 'Born Frees'just over 32km south of Durban, by an American missionary. The college's alumni
Adams College Revamp a Lasting Legacy for 'Born Frees'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
just over 32km south of Durban, by an American missionary. The college's alumni include Presidents of Botswana and Uganda and several ministers. A block of classes will be constructed to bring to life the school's 10-year vision of... Read more
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Super Sport
Baroka confirm Massa capture Baroka FC have completed the signing of Uganda international Geoffrey Massa,
Baroka confirm Massa capture
Super Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
Baroka FC have completed the signing of Uganda international Geoffrey Massa, the club confirmed on Tuesday. Massa has joined on a two-year deal from Bloemfontein Celtic to add firepower to the frontline of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Global study confirms Dutch men and Latvian women as world's tallestwomen has decreased by as much as 5cm in the last 40 years in some countries in
Global study confirms Dutch men and Latvian women as world's tallest
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 hours ago
women has decreased by as much as 5cm in the last 40 years in some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa such as Sierra Leone, Uganda and Rwanda. Australian men in 2014 were the only non-European nationality in the top 25 tallest in the world. In... Read more
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International Business Times
South Sudan's new vice-president sworn in been running high since Machar's return. The South Sudanese government has bee
South Sudan's new vice-president sworn in
International Business Times / Posted 13 hours ago
been running high since Machar's return. The South Sudanese government has been urged by the international community and Uganda, a key ally of Kiir, to accept more peacekeepers in the country, in a plan backed by the African Union (AU). However,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran up, US down: height study charts global healthin the past 30 or 40 years. This is often in some of the poorest parts of the
Iran up, US down: height study charts global health
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
in the past 30 or 40 years. This is often in some of the poorest parts of the world - the average height in Sierra Leone, Uganda and Rwanda has declined by as much as 5cm in recent decades. "This study gives us a picture of the health of nations... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Is internet freedom a tool for democracy or authoritarianism?an act that has become increasingly common in variety of countries across the g
Is internet freedom a tool for democracy or authoritarianism?
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
an act that has become increasingly common in variety of countries across the globe, including Turkey, Brazil, India and Uganda. On the surface, this policy makes sense. The internet is an intuitive boon for democracy. It provides citizens... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Sends Early Warning to Rivalsstyle, defeating Benin 141-25 on Friday night before affirming their tag as hot
Egypt Sends Early Warning to Rivals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
style, defeating Benin 141-25 on Friday night before affirming their tag as hot favourites, with a 87-48 win over debutants Uganda on Saturday at Amahoro indoor stadium. Against Uganda, center Raafat Tarek Mahomed had a game-high 19 points... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama's Half Brother Malik 'Frustrated' With Himbring up support on things like hospitals, universities, employment and even co
Obama's Half Brother Malik 'Frustrated' With Him
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
bring up support on things like hospitals, universities, employment and even come up with scholarships," he said, citing Uganda and Tanzania. "Kenya should have benefited more from his presidency, but it has not." "He could have opened... Read more
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football411
Baroka confirm Massa capture Baroka FC have confirmed the capture of Uganda international striker Geofrey
Baroka confirm Massa capture
football411 / Posted 14 hours ago
Baroka FC have confirmed the capture of Uganda international striker Geofrey Massa from Bloemfontein Celtic.Massa had fallen out of favour at Celtic last season after joining from the University of Pretoria in 2014. The... Read more
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Business Wire
GSMA kondigt nieuwe toezeggingen aan van negen operators om de genderverschillen in 2020 omlaag te brengenop het vlak van mobiel internet en mobiele betaaldiensten. Orange Mali, Smart B
GSMA kondigt nieuwe toezeggingen aan van negen operators om de genderverschillen in 2020 omlaag te brengen
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
op het vlak van mobiel internet en mobiele betaaldiensten. Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania en Zantel sluiten zich aan bij de andere leden van de GSMA om tot 2020 samen... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Iran up, US down: height study charts global healthin the past 30 or 40 years. This is often in some of the poorest parts of the
Iran up, US down: height study charts global health
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
in the past 30 or 40 years. This is often in some of the poorest parts of the world -- the average height in Sierra Leone, Uganda and Rwanda has declined by as much as 5cm in recent decades. "This study gives us a picture of the health of nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Under-21 Netball Team Begins Campaignthat are participating in the tournament are hosts Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe,
Under-21 Netball Team Begins Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
that are participating in the tournament are hosts Botswana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Uganda and Lesotho. Zambia's traveling team has Marian Musonda, Ethel Pamba, Rhoda Zulu, Esther Kunda, Marjory Mushanga,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Oil Firms Win Uganda's AcreagesPetroleum Resources (NDPR) and Oranto Petroleum, all Nigerian independent marke
Nigerian Oil Firms Win Uganda's Acreages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Petroleum Resources (NDPR) and Oranto Petroleum, all Nigerian independent marketers, have been awarded two acreages in Uganda, said a report issued by the Africa oil and gas magazine. The report said that the Nigerian companies were the only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airtel Applauds Outgoing DirectorsAirtel Uganda has announced the planned departure of Prasoon Lal, the Marketing
Airtel Applauds Outgoing Directors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Airtel Uganda has announced the planned departure of Prasoon Lal, the Marketing Director, Diego Pacheco, the Chief Commercial Officer and Paul Langlois, the mobile money director. According to a statement Lal thanked the staff and management of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 deadoff a plane from Nairobi. Al Shabaab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made u
Suicide bombers hit peacekeeping base in Somali capital, 13 dead
Swissinfo / Posted 15 hours ago
off a plane from Nairobi. Al Shabaab regularly attacks AMISOM, which is made up of about 22,000 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and other African countries helping to support Somalia's government and army. The country in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Official to Visit Africa for South Sudan TalksBeijing — Zhong Jianhua, the Chinese government's Special Representative on Afr
Chinese Official to Visit Africa for South Sudan Talks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Beijing — Zhong Jianhua, the Chinese government's Special Representative on African Affairs, will visit Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya from Wednesday to discuss the situation in South Sudan, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks On South Sudan Situation and China's Work to De-Escalate South Sudan TensionZhong Jianhua, the Special Envoy for African affairs of the Chinese Government
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks On South Sudan Situation and China's Work to De-Escalate South Sudan Tension
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Zhong Jianhua, the Special Envoy for African affairs of the Chinese Government kicked off visits to Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and other major parties concerned to the South Sudan issue on July 20 to exchange views with all parties,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Airlifts Its Citizens Evacuated From Conflict-Hit South Sudan to Beijingfor security and safety reasons. The citizens who were evacuated last Saturday
China Airlifts Its Citizens Evacuated From Conflict-Hit South Sudan to Beijing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
for security and safety reasons. The citizens who were evacuated last Saturday from the capital, Juba to neighboring Uganda aboard a Special chartered plane sent by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Maj. Gen. Su Guanghui, acting director of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Evacuates Embassy Staff, Citizens From Conflict-Hit South Sudanconflict-hit country aboard a special plane organized by the authorities in Bei
China Evacuates Embassy Staff, Citizens From Conflict-Hit South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
conflict-hit country aboard a special plane organized by the authorities in Beijing was received by Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Zhao Yali at Entebbe International Airport, about 40 kilometers south of the capital Kampala, on their way home. "I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Why Nigeria's Non-Oil Export Declined in 2015'a sharp contrast with Ivory Coast, which has GDP growth above 8 percent. "East
'Why Nigeria's Non-Oil Export Declined in 2015'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
a sharp contrast with Ivory Coast, which has GDP growth above 8 percent. "East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia are growing at 6 percent plus. A common thread among these countries is that they have a diversified... Read more
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Calcutta News
South Sudan’s president fires VP, rival Riek Machar and peace treaty remains fragilecountry back into civil war. Meanwhile, more than 8,300 refugees were displace
South Sudan’s president fires VP, rival Riek Machar and peace treaty remains fragile
Calcutta News / Posted 16 hours ago
country back into civil war. Meanwhile, more than 8,300 refugees were displaced due to heavy fighting, and have fled to Uganda in a single day this week, setting a one-day record for this year. The refugees were nearly all women and children... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Tens of thousands of babies may be born with Zika disordersin the American journal Science predicted the outbreak should be over within th
Tens of thousands of babies may be born with Zika disorders
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
in the American journal Science predicted the outbreak should be over within three years. The virus, first discovered in Uganda in 1947, took the world by surprise when it emerged, and with such virulence, in Latin America last year. There is no... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Advised to Raise Revenue Collectiona long coastline and upgrade existing railways and roads to serve growing econo
Dar Advised to Raise Revenue Collection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
a long coastline and upgrade existing railways and roads to serve growing economies in the land-locked heart of Africa from Uganda on its north border to Malawi in the south. The East African second largest economy is embarking on key projects... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Securityaccess to food. It emphasizes the needs of smallholder farmers, particularly wo
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
access to food. It emphasizes the needs of smallholder farmers, particularly women, and has supported WFP's work in Uganda and other places. The GFSA also authorizes for the first time USAID's International Disaster Assistance (IDA) and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Companies to Benefit From New Rwf 48 Billion Lending ProgrammeFinance Facility, a EUR 230 million regional lending scheme that supports priva
Rwandan Companies to Benefit From New Rwf 48 Billion Lending Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Finance Facility, a EUR 230 million regional lending scheme that supports private sector investment in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The European Investment Bank is Europe's long-term lending... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Host Workshop About Information Security Strategy in African Next Sundaystrategy on information security, the one which NTC is working to chart during
Govt to Host Workshop About Information Security Strategy in African Next Sunday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
strategy on information security, the one which NTC is working to chart during the coming period. Dr Yahya further added that Cameron, Chad, Gambia, Senegal, Malawi , Niger, Uganda, Nigeria , Zimbabwe , Egypt and Sudan are to partake in the worksh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 419 Exhibitors to Take Part in 2016 Expoin Rwanda include JKK International from Dubai, which later started a construct
Over 419 Exhibitors to Take Part in 2016 Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
in Rwanda include JKK International from Dubai, which later started a construction company. MUKWANO and MOVIT from Uganda which opened branches in Rwanda, Roofings Rwanda Limited which opened a roofing factory among others. As the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan's Salva Kiir Replaces Riek Macharbeen displaced in the wake of the heavy fighting. More than 8,300 refugees fle
South Sudan's Salva Kiir Replaces Riek Machar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
been displaced in the wake of the heavy fighting. More than 8,300 refugees fled the violence and crossed into neighbouring Uganda in a single day this week, setting a one-day record for this year, UN officials said on Friday. The refugees, nearly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exploit the Full Potential of Artisanal MiningArtisanal gold mining in Uganda today employs way more than the oil sector will
Exploit the Full Potential of Artisanal Mining
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Artisanal gold mining in Uganda today employs way more than the oil sector will ever employ in its lifetime. The bulk of artisanal mining occurs in gold-rich areas. Every once in a while, Ugandan media will report a 'gold rush' usually in central... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govts Urged to Support Intra-Regional Trade in Staple Foodsthat the intra-regional trade in EAC had grown by 49 per cent in the last five
Govts Urged to Support Intra-Regional Trade in Staple Foods
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
that the intra-regional trade in EAC had grown by 49 per cent in the last five years with an increased interest to liberalize and promote cross-border trade among the member states of the EAC regional bloc; Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi and Rwan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How One Man Fooled the UN, With Disastrous ConsequencesADF is based in eastern Congo's Beni territory, and has been led in recent year
How One Man Fooled the UN, With Disastrous Consequences
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
ADF is based in eastern Congo's Beni territory, and has been led in recent years by Jamil Mukulu. Formed in 1995 by Ugandan exiles with assistance from Mobutu Sese Seko's government, the ADF's initial objective was to take over Uganda, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bona Makes Botswana Proudfor making their dream come to reality. Winning the bid, she said, was evidenc
Bona Makes Botswana Proud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
for making their dream come to reality. Winning the bid, she said, was evidence that Africa netball had triumphed. Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are taking part in the Africa qualifiers. ... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Annual International Trade Expo Attracts 420 Exhibitorsin Rwanda by foreign participants. Ruzibiza said firms like, JKK International
Rwanda Annual International Trade Expo Attracts 420 Exhibitors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
in Rwanda by foreign participants. Ruzibiza said firms like, JKK International from Dubai, Mukwano and MOVIT from Uganda, opened offices in Rwanda after participating in the annual expo. Roofings Rwanda's Ugandan parent firm also opened a... Read more
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