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Uganda’ coffee exports to Turkey up by 2,000% in 5 years

Uganda’s coffee industry has made a significant breakthrough in the Turkish market, with exports increasing by a remarkable 2,200% between 2019 and 2024. Ankara, Turkey | THE INDEPENDENT |  From a modest 2000 bags (120 tons) in 2019, Uganda’s coffee exports to Turkey have surged to 44,000 bags (2,640 tons) …

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Turkey to train UPDF, special forces

Pivot of Ankara’s expanding influence in Africa ANALYSIS | AGENCIES | The Turkish government has recently put the Military Training Cooperation Agreement signed with Uganda on its agenda for approval. It is expected that the agreement, once approved by the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, will soon go into effect with its …

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Turkey halts all trade with Israel

ANKARA | Xinhua | Turkey has halted all trade activities with Israel as of Thursday due to the latter’s “non-stop violence” against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, the Turkish Trade Ministry said. The move follows Türkiye’s imposition of restrictions on an array of exports to Israel since last month, which Ankara …

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Turkey’s opposition takes election lead in key cities

ANKARA | Xinhua |  Türkiye’s main opposition, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), led in local elections in key cities, including the country’s largest city Istanbul and the capital Ankara, on Sunday, with over 51 percent of the votes, local NTV broadcaster reported, citing initial results. Turkish Supreme Election Council Chairman …

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Iran’s president to visit Turkey Wednesday

TEHRAN | Xinhua | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will leave for Ankara on an official visit Wednesday at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iran’s official news agency IRNA reported on Monday. A high-ranking political and economic delegation would accompany Raisi during his first trip to Türkiye, …

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Turkey’s most extensive health aid for Gaza on its way

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua |  A ship carrying the largest health aid that Turkey has ever sent to the Gaza Strip set off on Friday, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced. A dry cargo ship carrying 51 containers of medical supplies and generators and 20 fully equipped ambulances left the …

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Manufacturers embark on a Turkish benchmarking tour to support PDM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), in partnership with the Embassy of Turkey in Uganda, is embarking on an eight-day Industrial Tour to Turkey. This initiative presents a remarkable opportunity for Ugandan manufacturers to expand their reach, forge international partnerships, and drive economic development, all …

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