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EU cautions Ugandans over misinformation on Russia-Ukraine crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU in Uganda has advised Ugandan citizens to use diverse sources in order to avoid misinformation about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. EU Deputy Ambassador Anna Merrifield made the remarks at an event organised by Uganda Radio Network -URN to conclude an 18 months project …

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EU calls for thorough probe into torture cases in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union-EU Delegation in Uganda has called for a comprehensive investigation into the persistent torture cases and other human rights violations in the country. This is carried in a statement issued on Monday by the EU Delegation together with the diplomatic missions …

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EU to halt air travel from southern African countries

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) wants to activate the so-called “emergency brake” to stop air travel from the southern African region to delay the spread in Europe of a new COVID-19 variant, the European Commission said on Friday. “The European Commission will propose, in close coordination with …

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Google loses appeal against 2.4 bln-euro EU antitrust ruling

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | Google on Wednesday lost its appeal against a 2.4-billion-euro (2.76 billion U.S. dollars) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 after it had found the U.S.-based company had indeed broken antitrust laws. The European Union’s (EU) General Court upheld the Commission’s decision that Google breached …

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Kenya appeals to Uganda to sign EU trade pact

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya has again appealed to Uganda for a joint strategy on accessing the European market through the stalled EU/EAC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). Kenya also wants to partner with Uganda in negotiating a trade deal with the US as the the AGOA, the American Growth …

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