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EU citizens urged to apply to stay in UK as deadline looms

Europeans seeking post-Brexit residency status in the UK must apply by midnight on Wednesday or risk losing rights London, UK | Xinhua | European Union (EU) citizens living in Britain have until the end of Wednesday to apply to stay or lose their rights, under post-Brexit rules, known as the EU …

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Five years on, Brexit remains vexing for Britain

London, UK | Xinhua | Five years after Britain decided to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum, Brexit remained a vexing headache for the country, though politicians said Brexit has been done. Brexit has dominated British politics and divided the nation for years. On June 23, 2016, Britain voted …

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EU lawsuit against AstraZeneca might be hard to prove, say experts

Rome, Italy |  XINHUA |  The European Union (EU) announced this week it was suing pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for breach of contract amid major delivery shortfalls, a case that legal analysts said could be hard to prove. A spokesman for the European Commission told Xinhua Wednesday that AstraZeneca had indicated …

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European Parliament ratifies EU-UK trade deal

Brussels, Belgium |  XINHUA |  The European Parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly gave its seal of approval to the trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) that had been agreed on Christmas Eve last year. The decision was adopted by  660 votes in favour, five against …

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Gov’t, EU inject 16 billion to upgrade Atiak-Laropi road

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government and the European Union have injected Shillings 16.3 billion into upgrading the 66 kilometer stretch of Atiak-Laropi road that connects Acholi and West Nile sub-region. The road runs from Atiak at the junction of Gulu-Atiak-Nimule highway and runs North West traversing through Dzaipi and …

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Energy ministry, WWF construct solar power mini grids in remote Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Energy and World Wide Fund-Uganda (WWF-U) have constructed 6 solar power mini grids to enhance Uganda’s goal of achieving universal clean and renewable energy access. The 1.4 million Euros Innovative Solar PV Distribution Model project is being funded by European Union-EU. The …

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