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Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija arrives in Germany

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija who fled Uganda days after he was released from detention has arrived and settled in Germany. Kakwenza is now hosted by the Germany Pen Centre, a global association of writers campaigning for freedom of speech and expression. Kakwenza fled Uganda on February …

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Germany goes to the polls to replace Angela Merkel

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua |  Germans will elect the members of the country’s 20th Bundestag (lower house of Parliament) on Sunday. In total, 6,211 candidates from 47 political parties will compete for at least 598 seats. A new government will be formed after the election. The current German Chancellor, Angela …

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Why is electrification an uphill task for German automakers?

Frankfurt, Germany | Xinhua | BMW and Daimler, two of Germany’s auto giants, have been sued by activists on charges that they fall short on their commitments to a more ambitious goal of emission reduction. The lawsuit was filed by German non-governmental organization Deutsche Umwelthilfe e. V. (DUH, Environmental Action Germany …

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Germany donates Shs9Bn to support Uganda’s refugee response

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | The UN Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, has received €2.2 million (Shs9bn) from the German government to support refugees and the host communities in Uganda. The money will enable the UNHCR provide much needed healthcare, water, hygiene and sanitation facilities as well as education services to refugees …

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Germany and Sweden hand out UGX 20Bn to Ugandan refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has received a combined USD 5.6 million (about Ushs20 billion) from Sweden and Germany, as contribution towards the emergency needs of the refugee community in Uganda. The government of Sweden provided USD 1.2 million (4.3 billion shillings), while USD 4.4 million (Ushs15.7 billion) to …

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