Saturday, October 19, 2019
Economic

The United States Commerce Department said on Monday it would put 28 public security bureaus and companies in China - including video surveillance company Hikvision - on a US trade blacklist over Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities.

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Economic

It cost me more than three times the money and an extra 15 minutes to fly to my local airport in an Uber helicopter than if I had taken the highway in an Uber X. It also required multiple cab rides, squeezing into a tight space and overcoming a mild-to-moderate fear of flying while soaring alongside the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Eng. Ronald Kibuule the Mukono North Mp who doubles as the state minister of water urged his voter not sell out all their land to the investors to construct factories but to offer Land to investors as partners in business so that they can have shares in the factories or industries established on their land.

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In the surest sign yet that the trade war is hurting the American economy, manufacturing activity contracted for the second month in a row in September, falling to a level not seen in 10 years.

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It was 27 August 1859, and a crucial message had been sent. Entrepreneur Edwin Drake's last financial backer had finally lost patience. Pay off your debts, give up and come home, the message read.

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"This is the future of aviation," Oskar Meijerink tells me in a café in Rotterdam airport.

His company, in partnership with the airport's owners, is planning the world's first commercial production of jet fuel made, in part, from carbon dioxide (CO2).

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   Charles Kateeba, the executive Director, URC, says the US$ 340M plan to revive the meter-gauge railway is funded by the European Union. He led a team of URC technical officers to inspect the Jinja Railways station.  

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Household appliances will become easier to repair thanks to new standards being adopted across the European Union.

From 2021, firms will have to make appliances longer-lasting, and they will have to supply spare parts for machines for up to 10 years.

The rules apply to lighting, washing machines, dishwashers and fridges.

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The youths in the Kyaggwe county have started to add value on the cassava produced by baking bread out of it. Besides consuming cassava as food, the youths have resorted to making cassava cakes, bread, porridge and so forth. In the same way, the cassava peelings are used to make fuel charcoal in order to preserve the environment.

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The minister of finance Matia Kasaijja cautioned Ugandans on investing their money in cryptocurrencies.

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