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Gov’t to export 80,000 workers to UAE

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is in need of 80,000 Ugandans to work in United Arabs Emirates in the next 12 months. On 26th June 2019 Government through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development signed a bilateral Agreement with the United Arabs Emirates (UAE) in …

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UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | A United Arab Emirates court sentenced British student Matthew Hedges to life in jail on spying charges on Wednesday, prompting a “shocked” Britain to warn of repercussions for relations with its longstanding Gulf ally. Hedges, a 31-year-old PhD student, had protested his innocence …

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Dubai splashes billions on mega projects ahead of Expo

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Dubai is splashing tens of billions of dollars on infrastructure and hospitality projects related to the international trade fair Expo 2020, Dubai-based BNC Network said in a report published Sunday. The value of Expo-related projects underway hit $42.5 billion in March, according to …

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Emirates crew member dies after fall from plane in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | An Emirates crew member has died after falling out of an emergency door of an aircraft parked at Uganda’s Entebbe airport, a hospital official said. Francis Sekandi, spokesman for the Kisubi hospital where the female crew member was taken for emergency treatment following the fall …

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US to upgrade Qatar air ops center despite Gulf crisis

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States has approved a request from Qatar to upgrade the emirate’s air force operations center, officials said Thursday, despite the Gulf diplomatic crisis. Qatar has fallen out with fellow US allies in the Gulf, led by Saudi Arabia and the United Araba …

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