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SWEDEN: Continued closure of DGF hurting Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Swedish Ambassador to Uganda Maria Håkansson has said that the continued closure of the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF is greatly affecting communities that were beneficiaries of its activities. DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by development partners was suspended early this year after …

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Abba are back after four decades!

  Stockholm, Sweden | XINHUA |  The Swedish band Abba is set to release an album with new songs, it announced on Thursday. The quartet, who parted ways in 1982, recorded the first two songs of the ten-track album titled “Voyage” in 2018. “When we had these two songs, it …

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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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Cheptegei misses out, Duplantis and Rojas world’s best in 2020

  📌 #WorldAthleticsAwards 2020 Male athlete of year ✳ 2020 • Duplantis 🇸🇪 Female athlete of year ✳ 2020 • Rojas 🇻🇪 📌 The other award winners ✳ Member Federations Award Polski Związek Lekkiej Atletyki (Polish Athletics Association) ✳ Covid Inspiration Award Ultimate Garden Clash, an original idea by Renaud Lavillenie ✳ President’s Award Tommie Smith, …

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Sweden have a suspect in PM murder, but close probe

  Stockholm, Sweden | AFP | Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday named their main suspect in the 1986 killing of prime minister Olof Palme, closing the murder case that has gripped the Scandanavian country for more than three decades. The suspect was named as Stig Engstrom, a former advertising consultant known …

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