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EU skills African scientists in geo-science and mapping to build continent’s capacity

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty-five geo-scientists from eleven African countries have been trained in geo-scientific survey techniques and mapping in order to strengthen their countries’ capacity to locate and exploit mineral wealth. The four-week training was conducted in Entebbe and Kabale, with the Uganda Geological Survey Department and experts …

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EU lawmakers approve AI Act

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act with an overwhelming majority in Strasbourg, France. BRUSSELS, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Parliament on Wednesday approved the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act with an overwhelming majority in Strasbourg, France. The Parliament passed the act with 523 lawmakers voting …

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We’re here for trade and not politics, says EU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda-European Union Business Forum has ended with promises from both sides to work towards improved economic and business relations. The three-day event saw deals worth about 200 million euro made, while of these, projects worth 14 million are already in the pipeline. The EU …

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Museveni to EU: Keep politics out of business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government of Uganda has appealed to western countries to help improve the quality of production so as to meet the required standards of the export markets and also separate business from politics. This comes as the EU Commission is due to start enforcing climate …

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Uganda, EU agree to increase trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union and Uganda have agreed on the need to increase trade and investments between them because the current environment is favorable. While the EU is Uganda’s largest single source of foreign direct investment and tourists, trade between the two is worth about 1.5 …

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Uganda-EU Forum to focus on job creation, standards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU has reiterated its demand for standards in the imports from Uganda and other countries because the authorities must ensure the safety of the public. Amidst this vow, however, the EU says it will continue working with the Ugandan authorities and the private …

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