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Uganda’s new oil contracts: Issues of transparency and the environment
Uganda’s new oil contracts: Issues of transparency and the environment avatar

Uganda is on the verge of making some big decisions for its economy, its environment and its people.On July 1, the government published a list of 19 companies that have expressed an interest in bidding for its oil blocks. Some of the companies will sign deals worth billions of dollars in highly sens

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US President Barack Obama Bliss Kenyans on Historic Visit
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The Ululations and screams rent the air in Kenya’s capital Nairobi and other cities around the country on Friday night when television screens beamed images of US President Barack Obama emerging from Air Force One and literally springing down the steps onto Kenyan soil.The long-awaited moment was fi

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Kenyan soldiers and US drones inflict heavy losses in attacks against Shabaab
Kenyan soldiers and US drones inflict heavy losses in attacks against Shabaab avatar

Fifty-three Al-Shabaab terrorists, among them 10 top commanders, were on Thursday killed in two separate dawn attacks on one of the terrorist group’s planning and operation bases in Somalia.The first attack by a US drone took place in Juungal, between Baardheere and Buur Hajje, at around 2am where t