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TRUMP: I, for one, am glad to see Kim Jong U back, and well!

  Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was “glad” about the reappearance of Kim Jong Un and that the North Korea leader is apparently healthy. “I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!” Trump tweeted, following Kim’s first public appearance …

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Koreans arriving on Rwanda Air turned back

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Civil Aviation Authority-CAA on Friday blocked 10 South Korean nationals from entering the country. According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, RwandaAir had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among the countries …

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Bukomansimbi district leaders reject Korean ambulance donation

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bukomansimbi district local government leaders have rejected a new Ambulance donated to them by the Korean government citing poor specifications. The government received a grant worth 1.2 billion Shillings from the Korea Foundation for International Healthcare-KOFIH in June this year, to put in place …

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Speaker secures South Korea scholarships for Ugandan students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A meeting between Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Chairman of the South Korea-based Sun Moon University, Mr Hwang Sun-Jo, has fruited into fully paid scholarships for Ugandan students. Following the meeting, Mr Sun-Jo accepted an invitation from Kadaga to visit Uganda in March, to finalise …

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North Korea wants Pope to visit, South to tell Vatican

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit, saying he would be “ardently welcomed”, South Korea’s presidency said Tuesday, adding it would pass on Pyongyang’s message to the Vatican. South Korean President Moon Jae-in will have an audience with the …

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Now, Kim Jong’s North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  North Korea on Wednesday called into question a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. Pyongyang also cancelled high-level talks due Wednesday with Seoul over the Max Thunder joint military exercises being held between the US …

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THIS WEEK: Winter Olympics bring hope for Korea talks

THIS WEEK: Winter Olympics bring hope for Korea talks Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK | The Winter Olympics ongoing in Seoul, South Korea have offered a ray of hope for talks between the host nation and its belligerent neighbor, North Korea. The games have calmed tensions between the two hostile nations …

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North Korea says Trump has declared war

New York, United States | AFP |  North Korea’s foreign minister on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war against his country and said Pyongyang was ready to defend itself by shooting down US bombers. The White House dismissed the claim as “absurd”. The latest threats stoked a …

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