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Nigerians’ drugs use more than twice global average: study

  Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | One in seven Nigerians uses drugs, more than twice the global average, according to the country’s first major national drug-use survey published on Tuesday. The survey, conducted by the Nigerian government, the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC), said an …

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What next for Brexit?

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Despite the humiliating rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Britain is no closer to knowing the end result of its vote to leave the European Union. A raft of amendments to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday threaten to further muddy the …

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Traffic along Northern by-pass diverted for two months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic along the Northern bypass has been diverted for a period of two months to enable civil works on the highway. The diversions take effect from Friday. According to the January 24 public notice issued by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, the diversions will enable …

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Decades of Franco-German friendship

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Enemies during both world wars, France and Germany have since forged a close friendship, acting together as the powerhouse driving the European Union. Below are highlights of their relations since the end of World War II: – Beginnings of EU – – May 9, 1950: French …

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Britain exits EU: What does it mean for Africa?

A view from the Economic Policy Research Centre Makerere On June 23, the British voted in a referendum to exit the European Union. The referendum was predictably surrounded by discussions of what a British exit- Brexit- would mean for the people and its social, political and economic impact. Of particular …

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US denounces Uganda over Sudan’s Bashir

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States on Thursday condemned Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni for hosting war crimes suspect Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir at his re-inauguration. A spokeswoman for the State Department said US, EU and Canadian diplomats had walked out of Thursday’s ceremony in Kampala in protest as …

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