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Uganda and Tanzania have signed three key agreements aimed at developing Uganda’s oil and gas industry, during Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s first trip abroad. The agreement on host government and shareholding for the pipeline, as well as the transportation and tax deals, are a step towards the start of construction of the crude oil […]Continue Reading
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Norwegian police have fined the country’s PM, Erna Solberg, for breaking Covid-19 social distancing rules imposed by her own government, and organizing a family gathering to celebrate her 60th birthday. The fine imposed on the prime minister is 20,000 Norwegian crowns ($2,352), the chief of the south-east police district, Ole Saeverud, told a news conference […]Continue Reading
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Prince Philip, the Greece-born royal who as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving consort to a British sovereign, died Friday. He was 99. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” the royal family announced. “Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people […]Continue Reading
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Egyptians have been witnessing a historic procession of their country’s ancient rulers through the capital, Cairo. The lavish, multimillion-dollar spectacle saw 22 mummies – 18 kings and four queens – transported from the peach-coloured, neo-classical Egyptian Museum to their new resting place 5km (three miles) away. With tight security arrangements befitting their royal Continue Reading
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The broadcast regulator has fined a religious satellite channel £125,000 for what it called ‘potentially harmful and unsubstantiated’ theories about the Covid-19 virus. Ofcom said that issues came during Loveworld’s 29-hour Global Day of Prayer which included statements claiming that the pandemic is a “planned” event created by the “deep state” for Continue Reading