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MPs warn President not to reverse their decision on coffee deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliamentarians have warned President Yoweri Museveni against entertaining any thoughts of a U-turn against the resolution of the House that endorsed the termination of the agreement between the Government and Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited – UVCCL. The Committee led by Mwine Mpaka Rwamirama, also …

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At COP24, countries agree to bring the Paris climate deal to life

Katowice, Poland | UN | After two weeks of crunch negotiations – with overtime – the almost 200 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change conference, adopted on Saturday a “robust” set of implementing guidelines for the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement, aimed at keeping …

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Merkel heads for tough Trump talks on trade, Iran nuclear deal

Berlin, Germany | AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits US President Donald Trump on Friday for a last-ditch European effort to prevent a transatlantic trade war and save the Iran nuclear deal. Merkel’s working trip is expected to be far more business-like than this week’s pomp-filled state visit by French …

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Centenary Bank signs deal with WorldRemit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans living abroad can now send money home to their families and friends through Centenary Bank accounts countrywide following a partnership with the digital money transfer firm, WorldRemit. Fabian Kasi, the managing director of Centenary Bank said the new partnership re-affirms the lender’s commitment to …

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The 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Tehran, Iran | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Friday declared a more aggressive strategy on a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers but stopped short of withdrawing from the 2015 deal. Struck in Vienna by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council — Britain, China, …

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Ivory Coast president announces deal with mutinous soldiers

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP |  Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara announced Saturday he has reached an agreement with soldiers who seized the second city Bouake in an angry pay protest that spread to the economic capital Abidjan. “I confirm my agreement to take into account the demands relating to …

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DRC government, M23 sign peace deal

By The Independent Team The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday signed a peace deal with the M23 rebels, Kenya’s presidential spokesman Manoah Esipisu said. “DRC govt, M23 sign peace agreement in Nairobi,” Manoah Esipisu wrote on his twitter account. Several regional leaders who had travelled to …

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