Did China Bully Uganda into an Apology?
A diplomatic row has ensued after Ugandan officials revealed that Chinese diplomats allegedly connived with wildlife authorities to engage in illicit ivory trade in DR Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan. The Chinese ambassador vowed to protest to Uganda's Foreign Ministry and issued a stern warning, forcing the foreign ministry to back down and apologise without the matter going further, writes Harold Acemah for Daily Monitor.
Monitor, 25 June 2017
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President Yoweri Museveni in China (file photo).
Focac, 16 June 2017
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