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EU wants Uganda to take side in Russia, Ukraine war

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union delegation has urged Uganda to decide which side it supports in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The war which has escalated the world’s economic crisis started in February and has raged till now creating turmoil in food and energy markets, and further raising …

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EU member states agree to cut off 15 pct of their gas demand

Member states agreed to reduce their gas demand by 15 percent compared to their average consumption in the past five years Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | European Union (EU) member states have reached a political agreement on a 15 percent voluntary reduction of natural gas demand from the average of 2017-2021, …

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Spain rejects EU proposal to cut gas consumption by 15 pct

Madrid, Spain | Xinhua | The Spanish government rejects the plan announced Wednesday by the European Commission to cut gas consumption by 15 percent in the coming months in view of the possibility that Russia will cut gas supplies to Europe, Teresa Ribera, minister for ecological transition, has said. “Whatever happens, …

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Filling natural gas supply gap

Senegal and Mauritania have laid the groundwork to be front-runners in the mix to replace Russia to EU | NJ AYUK | Mauritania and Senegal have laid the groundwork necessary for BP, Kosmos, and their contractors to establish an offshore production complex, with development wells connected to a floating production …

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EU to ban Russian gold imports in new sanctions package

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission on Friday adopted a proposal for a seventh package of measures that will ban the importation of Russian gold. The proposal is part of a new set of measures that are intended to improve the implementation and effectiveness of the EU’s six earlier …

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The African Union at 20

Some reason to cheer, but lots of work ahead | CHRIS CHANGWE NSHIMBI | The European Union (EU) has lived up to the primary reason it was created – ensuring that member states will not wage physical war against one another, but settle their differences amicably. It owes some of …

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EU members hail Uganda’s lifting of DGF suspension

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  DGF Development Partner Statement on the Lifting of the Suspension ****** The development partners supporting the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) – Austria, Denmark, the European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden – welcome the lifting of the suspension announced by H.E President Yoweri Kaguta …

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