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UK identifies fresh Huawei risks to telecom networks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain has identified “significant” issues in Huawei’s engineering processes that pose “new risks” for the nation’s telecommunications, a government report found Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant. “Further significant technical issues have been identified in Huawei’s engineering processes, leading to new …

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EU, UK officials hold more Brexit talks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British and EU officials were meeting Saturday to try again to break the deadlock over their divorce deal, less than three weeks before Brexit. The two sides are trying to find a way to make the withdrawal agreement acceptable to British MPs, who have already rejected it once and …

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Pound falls as May plans fresh Brexit assault

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The pound dropped Monday following weak UK construction data and as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to try and finally unlock the Brexit stalemate. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index, featuring large multinationals earning in dollars and euros, climbed to a two-month high above 7,000 points thanks to the weaker …

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UK Parliament to debate Arua fracas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Kingdom House of Commons is set to debate the infamous Arua fracas in which a number of legislators were arrested and allegedly tortured in the hands of the state. The debate scheduled for January 8, 2019, will be drawn from a motion sponsored …

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Museveni woos British investors

  London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has made a passionate plea to the British business community to invest in Africa and in Uganda in particular. He said the British they have the capital, skills, entrepreneurship and knowledge to make profit while the continent needs to create …

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Museveni meets Boris Johnson, Modi

  London, UK  | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has held meetings with several leaders at the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) including UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with whom he held a productive meeting to discuss the Commonwealth. According to sources the two leaders talked …

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UK govt agrees on ‘need to take action’ over Syria

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government on Thursday agreed on the “need to take action” alongside the US and France over a chemical weapons attack in Syria, Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said. “Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to …

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