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Museveni signs Uganda-Rwanda pact

Cross border activities to resume as Uganda, Rwanda sign pact Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has thanked his Angolan counterpart, Joao Manuel Lourenco, for overseeing a reinforcement process that has culminated into Uganda and Rwanda signing a pact to improve their political and economic relations. The …

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LIVE: Museveni and Kagame sign Luanda Agreement

Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart Paul Kagame of Rwanda have signed the Angola Quadripartite Summit agreement today. “We have agreed on a raft of issues that will be implemented between our two countries, largely meant to improve our security, trade, and political …

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Congo’s Nguesso to attend Museveni – Kagame talks in Angola

Luanda, Angola | THE INDEPENDENT | President Joao Lourenço has invited his Congolese counterpart Denis Sassou Nguesso to attend the summit that will bring together the Presidents of Angola, Rwanda, Uganda and DRC to take place today in Luanda. Both countries have excellent cooperative relations in political-diplomatic, oil, environment and …

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Formation of Sudan’s sovereign council drags on

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s transition towards civilian rule got off to a bumpy start as generals and protest leaders fell two days behind schedule Tuesday in unveiling a joint sovereign council. The body will replace the transitional military council that took over from longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir when …

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KADAGA: MPs are allowed to determine own pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has defended a move by Members of Parliament (MPs) to increase their own pay. Kadaga says that there is no illegality since the process is done in conformity with all provisions of the constitution. Last month, the Supreme Court …

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Barclays Uganda re-brands, changes to Absa colours

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barclays bank Uganda has started pulling down its old company branding, changing colors and name to Absa. The bank’s branch at Lugogo has already seen the blue color ditched and re-branded with maroon and red colors and name changed from Barclays to Absa. Robinah …

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