British winemaker in France, fearing no-deal Brexit, targets new markets
06 October 2019 | 7:52 am
Winemaker Andy Cook has long exported medium-bodied Cotes de Roussillon reds and grenache-blended whites to his native Britain, but faced with the risk of a no-deal Brexit he has now lined up two new markets - Russia and China.
6 Dec 2020
Germany’s Christmas markets, collections of festive shopping stalls and mulled wine stands in city centers, are shuttered because of the pandemic. But a company in Cologne is trying to do what little it still can.
3 Dec 2020
Tensions and violence escalates in Uganda as security forces injure members of Presidential hopeful Bobi Wine's team. Wine says he'll be suspending his campaign. December 1st marks World Aids Day, South African researchers have been making great progress in improving treatment for women and young children in the country worst hit by HIV. African economies, like much of the world are reeling from coronavirus but behind the slow down is a resilient reality. We speak to Paschorina Mortty, Regional Director for Djembe Consultants.
1 Jan 2021
Uganda votes for a new president in January. Popular musician and challenger Bobi Wine wants to build a united coalition. In his way is President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled with an iron fist for over three decades.
8 Jan 2021
Uganda's main opposition leader has asked a tribunal in The Hague to investigate his country's president for human rights abuses. At an online press conference, police accosted Bobi Wine and dragged him from his car.
9 Jan 2021
Bobi Wine, the opposition presidential candidate in Uganda's upcoming elections, has laid a complaint with the International Criminal Court against President Yoweri Museveni and others, for crimes against humanity, among other accusations.
12 Jan 2021
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15 Jan 2021
Presidential candidate Bobi Wine said that on Thursday that his polling agents were being intimidated by military and police as Ugandans went to vote in the election which sees the singer face off against long-term incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
20 Jan 2021
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine says he fears for his life since losing last week's presidential election. He tells FRANCE 24 that he and his wife are still under house arrest and surrounded by the military. Also, around 140 people are killed and tens of thousands forced from their homes in Sudan's troubled Darfur region. And finally, the world's largest fish – whale sharks – normally migrate thousands of kilometres every year, but some are skipping the trip to stay in Tanzania.
20 Jan 2021
Lawyers for Bobi Wine, the Ugandan opposition leader who has been trapped at home surrounded by troops ever since he lost his election bid last week, file a court petition to try to bring his house arrest to an end. We speak to the Ugandan deputy ambassador to France about Wine's claims that the vote was rigged.
23 Jan 2021
Ugandan singer turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi and who came a distant second behind President Yoweri Museveni in recent elections, tells Ugandans that he "rejects" the results of the election, saying that it "has been the most fraudulent election in the history of Uganda."
25 Jan 2021
Bobi Wine's house arrest has been deemed unlawful by a Ugandan judge. It remains to be seen whether the military will oblige by the court order.
28 Jan 2021
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine addresses supporters after soldiers stood down their positions around his residence, a day after a court ordered an end to the confinement of the presidential runner-up.
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