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  • East African Tea Growers Lobby for Removal of Domestic Sales Tax

    East African tea producers lobbied their governments to scrap value-added tax on domestic sales to help stimulate prices through increased consumption after higher output pushed auction rates to the lowest in 13 years.

  • Eskom Seeks to More Than Double Ugandan Power Plants It Manages

    The Ugandan unit of South African utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., which manages plants generating almost half of the East African nation’s electricity, said it wants more than double the capacity it runs in the country.

  • Slovaks End Voting as Fico Seeks More Power as President

    Slovaks voted today as Premier Robert Fico sought to overcome his toughest challenger in a bid to fortify his grip on power by winning the presidency as his popularity shrinks after a failure to boost job creation.

  • Slovak Premier Fights Slide in Presidential Election Race

    Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico will have to overcome his toughest challenger in a bid to fortify his grip on power by winning the presidency as his popularity shrinks after a failure to boost job creation.

  • Scene Last Night: Paulson, Schlosstein, Effron, Brokaw

    If John Paulson and Tom Brokaw left the Pierre last night with toothpaste and a toothbrush, it wasn’t grand hotel larceny but a goody bag given at the New Visions for Public Schools benefit.

  • Uganda, Congo, UN Troops Plan Attack on Rebels, New Vision Says

    Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Nations are planning a joint operation against two Ugandan rebel groups operating in Congo, New Vision reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

  • Uganda’s Former Vice President Adrisi Dies at 91: New Vision

    General Mustafa Adrisi died today at Mulago, the nation’s main hospital in the capital, Kampala, where he was being treated for hypertension, diabetes and a leg fracture, state-run New Vision says on its Twitter page. *Adrisi served as VP from 1977-1978: Vision *NOTE: Idi Amin, who ruled Uganda from Jan. 1971 to April 1979 died in exile in Saudi Arabia in 2003 *NOTE: Amin’s govt is accused of killing at least 300,000 people

  • Keeping American Border Safe Means Thinking in 4-D

    What does “crossing our border” or “entering the United States” mean in 2014? After four decades of working the border in its many forms -- from my career in the Coast Guard, and going back to two years with the Drug Enforcement Administration in El Paso, Texas, in the 1970s -- I now believe we need to start by reimagining it.

  • New Vision of Uganda Says First-Half Profit Increases 14%, Revenue Rises

    New Vision Printing and Publishing Co., Uganda’s biggest media company, said fiscal first-half net income increased to 2.15 billion shillings from 1.89 billion shillings a year earlier.

  • Uganda Halts a $106 Million Fiber-Optic Project by Huawei, New Vision Says

    Uganda stopped Huawei Technologies Co., China’s biggest maker of phone equipment, from laying fiber-optic cables valued at $106 million in the East African nation, New Vision Online reported, citing a letter from the National Information Technology Authority.

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