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Cross-border informal exports fall by 99%

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Small-scale traders operating around Ugandan borders have suffered one of the biggest tumbles with coronavirus bringing their operations to near zero, official figures show. The scale of the impact is shown in the figures compiled by the Bank of Uganda in March, April and …

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Uganda reopens borders to receive refugees from DR Congo

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Uganda on Wednesday temporarily opened its borders to receive thousands of people fleeing deadly ethnic clashes in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a spokesperson for the United Nations refugee agency said. Hilary Onek, Uganda’s minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, launched a three-day …

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Putin jokes that Russian borders ‘don’t end’

Moscow, Russia | AFP |  President Vladimir Putin on Thursday joked with a schoolboy that Russia’s borders “don’t end anywhere”. Putin was speaking at a televised awards ceremony held by the Russian Geographical Society. On stage Putin questioned Miroslav Oskirko, a nine-year-old prodigy who said he knew the borders of …

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Open borders allow hiring the best

By Patrick Kagenda Interview with Charles Musisi Managing Director at Computer Frontiers When do you start your day? I start my day at 5 am. I’m an online man through and through. Naturally I take a quick look at the e-mails and the online local newspapers. At about 7:30 am …

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