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Lukwago blocked from accessing Park Yard in Kampala

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and KCCA councilors have Monday afternoon been blocked from accessing the cordoned-off Park Yard Market, with a group of stick wielding men forcefully ordering them off the premise. Lukwago attempted to access the area after KCCA Council resolved to undertake a fact finding mission to …

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VIDEO: Katatumba eulogized for nation building

VIDEO: The late Bonny Katatumba was an asset for Uganda in the eyes of Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda. The premier described the late Katatumba as enterprising, and patriotic who greatly contributed to building peace and the economy. The premier was speaking at a requiem mass at Rubaga Cathedral. Share on: WhatsApp

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Morocco looks to new markets to boost stagnant tourism

Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  Morocco’s key tourism sector barely grew last year amid security challenges, but operators are hoping Chinese and Russian visitors will boost their fortunes in the coming years. While political turmoil and jihadist attacks have battered the sector in Egypt and Tunisia, Morocco registered 10 million …

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China overtakes US as Germany’s top trade partner

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP |  China overtook the United States last year to become Germany’s biggest trading partner for the first time, official data showed, a shift likely to reassure Berlin as worries grow over US President Donald Trump’s protectionist leanings. The figures compiled by federal statistics office …

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VIDEO: Regional E-Cargo tracking system launched in Kampala

VIDEO: Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda have  agreed to monitor cargo movement using the Electronic Cargo Tracking System from the port of Mombasa in a move aimed at curbing cargo theft and tax evasion along the northern corridor. Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General Doris Akol says the innovation will help the private …

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Uganda, UK discuss declining exports and imports

Uganda is exporting and importing less from the UK, but their respective ministers in charge of trade are optimistic this can be changed for the benefit of both nations. Although the UK has a strong bilateral relationship and a significant development partnership with Uganda, trade between the two has slowed …

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