Africa’s historic Free Trade Agreement signed – Kigali, Rwanda

Africa’s historic Free Trade Agreement signed – Kigali, Rwanda

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“54 countries with a population no less than one billion marks the creation of the world’s largest economic and free trade area,” International Trade Centre Director, Arancha Gonzalez reacts as the African Continental Free Trade Area is born Continue reading Africa’s historic Free Trade Agreement signed – Kigali, Rwanda

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Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000

Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday received the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by the Uganda National Airlines Company at Entebbe International Airport.

The planes received the customary water cannon salute, as new airplanes operating commercially for the first time.

The Bombardier CRJ900 planes will operate under the revived Uganda Airlines, following several unsuccessful attempts to start a local-based airline.

In 2018, President Museveni told Parliament that the government would revive Uganda’s defunct national carrier. Continue reading Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000

American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

An American who was kidnapped along with her driver in Uganda last week has been recovered unharmed, a spokesman for the Ugandan government said Sunday. The pair were recovered along the border with the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Continue reading American kidnapped in Uganda rescued unharmed along with driver after 5-day ordeal

What does Africa need to tackle climate change?

What does Africa need to tackle climate change?

One Planet Summit (OPS) is held following the realization that resources and solutions for renewable energy already exist in Africa but there is a need to speed their financing and mainstream their development Continue reading What does Africa need to tackle climate change?