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Sigh of relief as Tanzania signs EACOP host agreement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Tanzania today signed an agreement to host the East African Crude Oil Pipeline with its lead investor Total.    The signing of the long-awaited Host Government Agreement(HGA) on Thursday was witnessed by President Yoweri Museveni and Samia Suluhu Hassan in Dar es Salaam.    The …

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Vaccine nationalism stalling COVID fight

An end to vaccine nationalism will revitalize the war against the pandemic in the African continent Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The fight against COVID-19 in Africa is facing new headwinds amid hoarding of vaccine stockpiles by wealthy nations that has created a supply crunch in the continent, campaigners said on Wednesday. …

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Pipping ceremony held for Uganda AMISOM troops

Uganda AMISOM contingent holds pipping ceremony for recently promoted officers  Mogadishu, Somalia | THE INDEPENDENT | Recently promoted Uganda army officers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, have received their new rank insignia while in Mogadishu, Somalia. In April 2021, a total of 1,393 officers of the Uganda …

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President Salva Kiir reconstitutes parliament

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has reconstituted the Transitional National Legislative Assembly (TNLA) as part of the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. In a presidential decree broadcast on national television on Monday evening, Kiir appointed 550 representatives from all the parties to the 2018 peace agreement …

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