The Independent
Cobalt prices soar, but Congo’s small miners see little of the gain
Kolwezi, DR Congo | AFP | In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81,500 a tonne in two years. But in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which produced two-thirds of the g...
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Local oil and gas suppliers told to build partnerships
Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Ugandan suppliers looking at providing goods and services to the fledgling oil and gas sector need to build partnerships with their international counterparts if they are to fully participate in the multi-million dollar opportunities expected to...
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US warns Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda on used clothes imports ban
US warns Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda on used clothes imports ban Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER| The US has warned East African Community (EAC) leaders that will converge in Kampala this week that their planned ban of the importation of used clothes by 2019 violates cond...
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Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates
London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal announced the club’s biggest-ever sponsorship deal worth a reported £200 million on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline Emirates by five years. The Gunners confirmed the branding of Emirates, which began its sp...
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South Africa’s main airport OR Tambo evacuated in bomb scare
Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo airport, Africa’s largest, was evacuated on Monday and passengers forced to wait for two hours to return after South African officials identified a suspect bag. Images of the deserted terminal were posted to social med...
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Sugar price to drop further
Manufacturers cite increased imports and declining demand from foreign markets Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is good news for Uganda’s sugar consumers in the coming months owed to the projected sugar in production volumes amidst increase in imports. Statistics from the...
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Stanbic set to open a business incubator in Kampala
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s largest commercial bank, Stanbic, is set to open a business incubator to stir growth of small and medium enterprises countrywide. “The incubator will provide an enabling environment for SMEs to enhance their capacity, enabling their bu...
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