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Statement by China on Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

Beijing, China | Xinhua | China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday issued a statement on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region. ▶ Following is the full text of the statement: On 2 August, in disregard of China’s strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker …

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Disregard Muhoozi’s tweet backing Russia on Ukraine: Minister Oryem

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has disowned a controversial social media statement by the first son, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On Tuesday evening, Gen Muhoozi, the Commander of the Land Forces tweeted that “majority of mankind (that are non-white) …

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No workable solution yet for Ugandans in Ukraine: Gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the government has not yet got a workable solution for Ugandans stuck in Ukraine. The number of Ugandans stuck in Ukraine remains unknown. In a statement dated February 28, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it is “closely following …

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Foreign Affairs ministry wants CHOGM vehicle fleet replaced

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have told Members of Parliament that the fleet of vehicles used for transporting CHOGM dignitaries is no longer fit for purpose. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Vincent Bagiire, told the Foreign Affairs Commitee of Parliament on Thursday that the …

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We don’t have Ugandans working in Afghanistan – Labour export companies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Labour export companies have said that there are no Ugandans working in Afghanistan. Many Ugandans have been working in the central Asian country over the years, having gone through different arrangements, according to the Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA). The association’s head of …

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Gov’t cautions against publishing images of Afghan evacuees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has cautioned Ugandans against taking and publishing pictures of the Afghan evacuees hosted in the country. The minister says that any such action may be tantamount to a security threat. State Minister for Regional cooperation John Mulimba made the statement …

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Envoys should notify gov’t of their movements – Diplomacy experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Accredited envoys have been asked to always inform the government when going about their movements. On Monday, Italy’s Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Luca Attanasio was killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy near the eastern Congolese city of Goma. Attanasio …

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