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EU awards UGX 4.6 billion grant to skill refugees and host communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has today awarded three organisations grants totaling to 4.6 billion shillings to skill refugees and host communities in West Nile & Kiryadongo. Recipients include; Edukans Education Services, Windle International and Welthungerhilfe. The funds …

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EU proposes plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets to compensate Ukraine for its damages caused by the conflict. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a statement that the frozen funds would go to Ukraine “to compensate for the …

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EU provides Uganda EUR 5 million funding for renewable energy

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | In December 2020, the EU and EDFI ElectriFI agreed on establishing a dedicated ElectriFI Country Window for Uganda, with a specific funding package of EUR 5 million, to be invested in renewable energy companies active in Uganda. The launch of the Uganda Country Window will …

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ACP-EU Summit: Uganda to oppose abortion, homosexuality proposals

Maputo, Mozambique | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s delegation to the joint parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation of the African, Caribean, and Pacific States and the European Union led by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa, has stated that it will oppose plans to make them adopt and adapt to homosexuality. Tayebwa said Uganda …

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Museveni calls for more European investments in the country

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union has asked Uganda to speed up her preparations for a free trade deal saying that they are ready to open up the market on their side. Currently, Uganda exports goods to Europe under the Everything But Arms-EBA arrangement which is a duty-free …

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