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Africa’s trade numbers on the rise

Afreximbank says China and India have consolidated their positions as the continent’s single largest trading partners Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite the slowdown in global growth during that period, according to the African Export-Import Bank’s latest report. The …

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Chinese, Indian nationals die in Kampala city accident

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three Chinese and an Indian National have been killed in an accident along Golf Course in Kampala. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, said the driver of UBA 111E  lost control and swerved off the main road down to the Golf Course …

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Cows come home to haunt India’s Modi

Pilani, India | AFP | One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature policies has been protecting cows, but for Raghuvir Singh Meena — a Hindu farmer struggling to protect his crop of chickpeas from roaming cattle — it has gone too far. Farmers overwhelmingly supported Modi’s nationalist party when …

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Modi or Gandhi? Indian mystics split over poll outcome

Mumbai, India | AFP | Transgender mystic Zoya Lobo turns over three oracle cards, studies them for a minute and looks up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely win India’s general election this summer, she proclaims. Clairvoyant Larra Shah also predicts a victory for Modi owing to his “extremely powerful …

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Jobless millions to haunt India election

New Delhi, India | AFP | Vishal Chowdhary is young, bright and armed with an MBA. But he has spent two years struggling to find work in India’s sluggish jobs market — a major headache for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of looming elections. The government’s failure to create enough …

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