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Uganda invites bids for $1 billion expressway

KAMPALA, May 18 (Reuters) – Uganda has invited bids from
private investors to develop and operate a new 95km highway
between its capital Kampala and a town in the country’s east to
ease congestion on the ageing existing road.

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Export earnings, remittances support Ugandan shilling

KAMPALA, May 18 (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling was
stable on Friday supported by hard currency inflows from
commodity exporters and remittances from citizens of the country
who live abroad.
At 0939 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shillin… Continue reading

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Export earnings, remittances support Ugandan shilling

KAMPALA, May 18 (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling was
stable on Friday supported by hard currency inflows from
commodity exporters and remittances from citizens of the country
who live abroad.
At 0939 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shillin… Continue reading

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Export earnings, remittances support Ugandan shilling

KAMPALA, May 18 (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling was
stable on Friday supported by hard currency inflows from
commodity exporters and remittances from citizens of the country
who live abroad.
At 0939 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shillin… Continue reading

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At least 15 killed during Burundi referendum campaign -rights group

NAIROBI, May 18 (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed
and six were raped during a referendum campaign in Burundi that
could let President Pierre Nkurunziza hold power until 2034,
Human Rights Watch said on Friday.

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FEATURE-Global plan powers up to supply clean energy for refugees

BARCELONA, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Aid
agencies and governments are transforming the way they provide
energy to families forced to flee their homes around the world -
from setting up solar power plants at camps for Syrians in
Jordan, to f… Continue reading

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FEATURE-Global plan powers up to supply clean energy for refugees

BARCELONA, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Aid
agencies and governments are transforming the way they provide
energy to families forced to flee their homes around the world -
from setting up solar power plants at camps for Syrians in
Jordan, to f… Continue reading

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African Markets – Factors to watch on May 18

NAIROBI, May 18 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic
indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on
Friday.
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GLOBAL MARKETS
Asian stocks edged u… Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Fear casts shadow over Burundi vote on extending president’s rule

* Government rejects complaints, says poll is free and fair
(Updates with opposition party’s comment)

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UPDATE 1-Fear casts shadow over Burundi vote on extending president’s rule

* Government rejects complaints, says poll is free and fair
(Updates with opposition party’s comment)

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