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Kenya appeals to Uganda to sign EU trade pact

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya has again appealed to Uganda for a joint strategy on accessing the European market through the stalled EU/EAC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). Kenya also wants to partner with Uganda in negotiating a trade deal with the US as the the AGOA, the American Growth …

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EU envoys query security situation in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU delegation to Uganda has queried the renewed insecurity in Karamoja sub-region that has seen several incidents of cattle rusting in the past days. EU ambassadors have pitched camp in Karamoja on a five-day joint mission where they held several meetings on …

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EU investigates Facebook’s proposed acquisition of Kustomer

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission said on Monday it had opened an in-depth investigation into Facebook’s proposed acquisition of Kustomer over concerns that the deal would stifle competition for customer relationship management (CRM) software. In a statement, the Commission said it was also concerned that the proposed transaction …

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EU to lift sanctions against Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) has started processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stop financial aid to the Burundian government, EU Ambassador to Burundi Claude Bochu said on Monday. In March 2016, the EU suspended its direct financial support to the Burundian government following the political …

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EU officials sign Digital COVID Certificate

Brussels, Belgium | XINHUA |  The European Union (EU) digital COVID certificate (EUDCC) was officially signed on Monday in Brussels, Belgium, after the three EU institutions worked hand in hand for the health pass to be ready on time for the summer holidays. President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, …

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EU accuses Apple of distorting competition in music streaming market

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) on Friday accused Apple, the American digital giant, of abusing its dominant position in the on-line market and distorting competition of music streaming providers. European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager said Apple exercises considerable market power in the distribution of music streaming …

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