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Africa-India trade decline to US$55bn-Report

Uganda plans to intensify relations in trade, tourism and investment Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Trade between Africa and India has recorded a 30% decline in volume from US$78billion in 2014 to about $55 billion in 2017 citing a tough economic environment. However, this was more than seven times higher …

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Modi’s visit to Kampala

A tale of a bond sealed with blood Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | When India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at Entebbe International Airport on July 24, very few Ugandans possibly recalled that he had been here before – in 2007. The visit back then was the result of a …

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At least 116 killed as storms batter India

Agra, India | AFP | Lightning strikes and powerful dust storms across India have killed at least 116 people and injured more than 250 as meteorologists warned Thursday of more wild weather on the horizon. Dust clouds plunged swathes of north India into darkness as winds of more than 130 …

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77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

New Delhi, India | AFP | Dust storms tore across northern India killing at least 77 people and injuring 143 as trees and walls were flattened by powerful winds, officials said Thursday. The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states and the death toll was expected to rise, officials …

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India’s Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump: study

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | US President Donald Trump may rule the roost on Twitter, but he lags far behind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook, according to a study published Wednesday. Modi is by far the most followed world leader on the gargantuan social networking platform, counting 43.2 …

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Indian boy lights LED bulbs with body touch!

Can this boy’s body really light up LED bulbs? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 9-year-old boy from Kerala, in India, has become a social media sensation after videos of him lighting rechargeable LED light bulbs just by touching their electrical contacts with any part of his body went …

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