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Nigel Topping visits Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Nigel Topping, the United Kingdom’s High-Level Climate Change Champion on 20th May was in Uganda for a one-day visit. His visit was about the UK’s commitment to carry forward the actions from COP26 as we countdown to COP27. During his visit, he had a meeting …

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EU launches legal action against UK over post-Brexit deal changes

The European Union on Wednesday launched new legal proceedings against the United Kingdom over its failure to implement parts of the post-Brexit deal it agreed with the bloc Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Union (EU) has launched legal action against the United Kingdom (UK) in response to the latter’s …

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Outsourcing asylum seekers

The case of Rwanda and the UK UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on April 4, 2022 that Britain would relocate some asylum seekers arriving in the UK to Rwanda. The plan was condemned by the opposition as well as human rights groups such as Amnesty International. The UK has …

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Ugandan expert hails UK-Rwanda refugee deal

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | The decision by the government of the United Kingdom to relocate people seeking asylum there to Rwanda is a probable solution to several issues the county is facing, an expert has said. But the announcement by the UK Prime Minister earlier in the week …

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Drivers face tough new laws over cellphone use in vehicles

London, UK | Xinhua | Drivers in Britain are to face fines and a risk to their driving licenses under stricter controls over the use of cellphones in their vehicles, the British Department for Transport (DfT) announced Friday. While it is already illegal in Britain to text or make a …

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Gov’t faulted for ignoring UK terror alert

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have faulted the government for ignoring warnings on imminent terror attacks on Uganda by the United Kingdom (UK) Counter Terrorism Police, about two weeks ago. The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding …

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UK on high alert over new Delta variant

London, UK | Xinhua | The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) confirmed Friday that the Delta variant sub-lineage (Delta AY.4.2) was designated a Variant Under Investigation (VUI) on Oct. 20, 2021, and has been given the official name VUI-21OCT-01. The UKHSA said the designation was made on the basis that …

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UK PM pushes ‘level up’ message despite economic woes

  London, UK |  Xinhua |  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday vowed to change the direction of the British economy, shifting away from its reliance on cheap imported labor, as he shrugged off the ongoing fuel, food and industry crises as “merely a function of growth and economic …

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