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Boosting Collaboration: Kenya and Uganda Ink Pacts for Strengthening Partnerships

Kenyan President William Ruto warmly greeted Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Nairobi on May 16, 2024. The two countries, Kenya and Uganda, inked multiple deals to strengthen their partnership. One of the agreements permits Uganda to bring in and transport processed oil products through Kenya from other producing areas. This move aims to solve issues faced by Uganda's oil sector, as stated by Kenya's President William Ruto. Ruto expressed optimism that these agreements will strengthen their bond and…

Award-Winning Somali-Austrian Movie Premieres at Cannes, Secures International Distribution Agreements

London, UK (AX) – "The Village Next to Paradise," a Somali drama helmed by filmmaker Mo Harawe, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard section and inked distribution deals in multiple territories. MAD Solutions acquired the film for release in the Middle East and North Africa, along with distribution agreements in France with Jour2fête and in Austria with Filmladen. Displayed at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, the drama was spotlighted among 14 films for its vivid depiction of an obscure region. The…

Somali Prime Minister Applauds Successful Bilateral Partnerships with Kenya

In Nairobi, Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre praised the recent agreements on political consultations, education, and defense between Somalia and Kenya. These agreements, signed in Nairobi on Monday night, were highlighted at a bilateral meeting in the same city the following day. During the meeting, Barre emphasized the strong historical and fraternal ties between the two nations, as well as the importance of regional cooperation for stability and development in the area. He also underscored Somalia's commitment to actively…

Kenya and Somalia Strengthen Partnerships in Political Consultations, Education, and Defence

In Nairobi, Kenya and Somalia inked a set of crucial agreements on Monday, spanning political consultations, education, defense, foreign affairs, security, economy, trade, and social services. The signing, which took place in Nairobi during the third session of the Somalia-Kenya Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), represents a significant stride in bolstering the two nations' bilateral ties. Kenya's Prime Cabinet Secretary, Musalia Mudavadi, and Somalia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ahmed…

Sixty years after the Évian agreements, the war in Algeria leaves painful traces

It's been exactly six decades since the ink was signed on the Evian Accords, an agreement aimed at ending a nearly eight-year conflict that has claimed the lives of more than 300,000 Algerians. But France is still struggling to come to terms with its colonial and wartime heritage in Algeria. We are joined for Perspective by historian Jim House, senior lecturer and research director for French at the University of Leeds in the UK.

The UN “quite optimistic” about a lasting ceasefire after a series of agreements

This is a major step forward in the joint military talks in Geneva two days after the start of a face-to-face meeting between representatives of two warring parties in Libya: the Government of National Unity (Tripoli) and the Libyan National Army (Benghazi). Agreements have been reached to address the very difficult situation of civilians. It is an agreement in six specific points which, once implemented, will make the daily lives of Libyans less difficult. These points were recorded at a press conference held on…

Kenyan president of France to finalize key economic agreements

The Kenyan president arrives in Paris for a five-day visit to France. A business-oriented move. The head of state, accompanied by five ministers, attends a conference for the public investment bank, meets with French employers and signs contracts. Uhuru Kenyatta is accompanied by a strong delegation of ministers and is expected to attend several economic events. A conference at the headquarters of BPI France, the institution responsible for promoting French companies abroad, but also a meeting in Medef, the French…

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