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Amb Brown explains why US will not observe Uganda polls

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Natalie E. Brown, the American Ambassador to Uganda has said the US has cancelled its Diplomatic observer mission for Uganda’s upcoming election scheduled for Jan. 14. “It is with profound disappointment that I announce the U.S. Mission in Uganda’s decision to cancel our diplomatic …

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Tororo mourns death of former PM Paul Etiang

  Paul Etiang (RIP) Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Third Deputy Prime Minister Ambassador Paul Orono Etiang has passed on at IHK in Kampala, where he had been admitted since Monday, December 28 2020. The diplomat was being treated after developing symptoms similar to that of COVID-19. The …

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Natalie E Brown confirmed US Ambassador in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | President Donald Trump’s choice of ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown has finally been confirmed by the United States Senate. Diplomat Brown, who was picked last November, will replace Ambassador Malac at the US Mission in Kampala. A message from the Senate Thursday …

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Ambassador Aparr burial arrangements finalized, body back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Aparr has been flown back, a month after he died in Geneva, Switzerland. Aparr who was Uganda’s Head of Mission and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations died on June 10. According to the …

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Kenya to replace South Africa on UN Security Council

Kenya elected to UN Security Council, beating Djibouti United Nations, United States | AFP |  Kenya was elected Thursday to the UN Security Council for 2021-2022, defeating Djibouti after first-round voting by the General Assembly failed to choose between the two candidates. Kenya obtained 129 votes, against 113 in the …

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Merkel snubs Trump invite

Merkel a ‘no’ for Trump’s in-person G7 summit: report Washington, United States | AFP |  German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the Politico website quoted her spokesman …

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