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Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments
Brussels, Belgium |AFP | EU leaders on Friday poured cold water on a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to control Chinese investments in strategic European industries. European leaders discussed the divisive topic on the second day of an EU...
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Jury awards $218 mn to farmers in Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit
Chicago, United States | AFP |  A US federal jury on Friday ordered Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta to pay nearly $218 million to 7,000 Kansas farmers after selling them genetically-modified corn seeds not approved for export to China. The farmers suffered profound economic dam...
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Civil Society groups demands budget spending efficiency
Uganda’s 2017/2018 budget: Civil Society group speaks out Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A group of civil society organisations under their umbrella body – Civil Society Advocacy Budget Group (CSBAG) is calling on government agencies and departments responsible for budget imp...
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Youth can help achieve SDGs
  In 2015, Samuel Malinga, at age 26, founded Sanitation Africa—a company engaged in turning human waste into briquettes for cooking and agricultural manure.  For his innovative approach to waste management, he has been recognized by several organizations, including the Tony Elum...
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Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick steps down
New York, United States | AFP |  Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has stepped down from his job after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Kalanick had already been on a leave of absence aimed at restoring confidenc...
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