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Transparency in extractive industry improves, but more needed – EU, Govt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government has been hailed on the progress made on transparency in the oil and gas sector, though some challenges remain, according to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). EITI is the global standard for the prudent management of natural resources, which currently targets …

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EU launches center to support Kenya’s transition toward digital economy

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The European Union (EU), Germany and Estonia on Friday launched a 4-billion-shilling (about 29 million U.S. dollars) digital transformation center (DTC) to support Kenya’s transition toward a human-centered digital economy. EU Ambassador to Kenya Henriette Geiger told journalists in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, that the center will …

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EU marks Europe Day, speaks against the Anti-gay Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union (EU) delegation in Uganda has expressed concern over the recent passage of the anti-gay bill by parliament, despite the controversy surrounding it. Speaking at the Europe Day celebrations held in Kololo on Tuesday evening, Jan Sadek, the EU Ambassador, stated that …

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NUP asks EU ambassadors to gold gov’t accountable on aid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform (NUP), has asked the European Union Ambassadors to hold the government accountable and closely monitor the aid being extended to the country. The call was made on Friday by the NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi during a meeting with EU Ambassadors at the …

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EU cannot blindly follow Washington: European Council president

Paris, France | Xinhua |   European leaders are becoming increasingly supportive of French President Emmanuel Macron’s push for “strategic autonomy” away from the United States, European Council president Charles Michel said on Tuesday. More and more European Union leaders have echoed Macron’s comments that Europe should resist pressure to become …

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