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British High Commissioner drives to Magere

Britain’s top diplomat in Uganda visits Kyagulanyi Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Kate Airey, the British High Commissioner to Uganda yesterday Jan. 27, 2021 visited the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi, following the lifting of his de facto house arrest. On Jan.25, Court ordered the security forces to …

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China refutes British moves to beef up ban on Huawei

Beijing, China | Xinhua | British moves to beef up ban on China’s Huawei have undermined the mutual trust for bilateral cooperation, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday. Spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a daily press briefing in response to a relevant question. Without any concrete evidence, Britain, …

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UK farmers concerned over low quality meat imports after Brexit

London, UK | Xinhua | For Alan West, a recently retired sheep farmer and agricultural lecturer based in South East England, concern is growing over Britain’s position on the standards of imported meat and the fate of the British farm industry. Earlier this week, MPs rejected the latest attempt to require …

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Going back to austerity “will be a mistake”: UK PM

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Monday of bumpy times ahead amid a looming recession in Britain, but insisted there would be no return to austerity in the country. In a broadcast interview on the Times Radio newly launched in London, Johnson said he was …

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UK set to scale back Huawei role in 5G network: report

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain will reduce Chinese tech giant Huawei’s controversial involvement in its 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the green light to Huawei’s participation in January, despite widespread domestic opposition and pressure from the United States. But …

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UK extends virus lockdown until at least June 1: PM

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain’s coronavirus lockdown will stay in place until at least June 1, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, as he unveiled cautious plans to lift restrictions imposed seven weeks ago. “This is not the time simply to end the lockdown this week,” he said in a televised address …

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