Saturday , January 28 2023
Home / Tag Archives: EU (page 18)

Tag Archives: EU

EU commits UGX 34 billion to climate change adaptation in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU has committed 8 million Euros (34 billion Shillings) towards mitigating the effects of Climate Change in districts in the central cattle corridor, that experience semi-arid climatic conditions. Under the project, the EU will scale up agricultural adaptation activities in the districts of …

Read More »

One in, one out: A tale of two Brexit MEPs

Dublin, Ireland | AFP |  When the other new members of the European Parliament take their seats in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Barry Andrews will be sitting at home, unable to attend because of Brexit. Basking in the sun in Dublin, the 52-year-old Irish politician is on an unwanted holiday as he …

Read More »

Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10. The Brexit-backing former foreign minister picked up 114 of the 313 votes cast …

Read More »

Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The 10 candidates running to replace Britain’s outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting on Thursday — when at least one will get the chop. Conservative MPs hold their first secret ballot in the governing party’s leadership contest as they begin …

Read More »

Final votes cast as Europe chooses future course

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Tens of millions of Europeans will vote Sunday as 21 countries choose their representatives in a battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the bloc. Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania and Cyprus were the first to open their polling stations …

Read More »