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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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Speaker Oulanyah in UK to visit his son – Chris Obore

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before traveling to the UK, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources. Oulanyah last presided over the sitting of the 11th Parliament during the reading of …

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Britain, Australia reach free trade deal

London, UK | XINHUA |  Britain has secured a free trade deal with Australia — the first major trade agreement negotiated from scratch since the former left the European Union (EU), the British government announced Tuesday. According to the tariff-free pact, British cars, Scotch whisky and confectionery would be cheaper …

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Britons pay tribute to late Prince Philip

London, UK | XINHUA | Despite COVID-19 restrictions, mourners have continued to travel to Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh who passed away on Friday at the age of 99. Britain’s Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, died at Windsor Castle on Friday …

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