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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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‘Make natural forests untouchable’

  Last November, Attilio Pacifici, the head of the EU Delegation in Uganda led seven other ambassadors from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Denmark and Austria on a mission to western and northern Uganda to have firsthand experience of the level of pressure Uganda’s natural resource assets such as Bugoma …

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Access to COVID-19 vaccine is a human right

IGAD boss says international community should unite against ‘vaccine nationalism’ Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | As African governments struggle to secure the sought after COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has said access to the vaccine should be taken as …

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Kasaija writes to confirm suspension of DGF

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Finance Minister Matia Kasaija last week wrote a letter officially confirming the suspension of a Memorandum Of Understanding on the running of the Democratic Governance Facility in Uganda. Cancellation of DGF MFPED Feb 2020 (003) (2)   Share on: WhatsApp

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EU to support COVID-19 vaccination strategies in Africa

EU funding will, among others, contribute to ensuring the cold chains, roll-out registration programmes, training of medical and support staff as well as logistics.  Brussels, Belgium | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced today $121 million (€100 million) in humanitarian assistance to support the …

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Gov’t rejects EU’s resolutions on elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has rejected the European Parliament resolution on last month’s presidential elections. On Thursday, members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to adopt 19 resolutions taking stock of the human rights violations in Uganda. Some of the resolutions include; justice and accountability for Ugandans …

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