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Russian firm sign a nuclear deal with Uganda

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Uganda has signed a deal with a Russian firm to produce Nuclear energy that will be used for peaceful purposes.

The deal signed in Vienna, Austria will see Uganda produce Nuclear energy that will be used in hospitals and industries among other places.

Signing the agreement was Uganda Minister of Energy Eng. Irene Muloni and Rosatom, the Russian firm deputy director Nicolai Spasskiy.

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“Eng Irene Muloni Minister @energyministry and Mr. Nikolai Spasskiy, the Deputy Director-General of ROSATOM (Russia) have signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on Cooperation in the Field of the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes. “

The East African country had also signed another deal with a Chinese firm to help produce atomic energy.

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The atomic energy will be extracted from uranium sources and used for peaceful purposes.

Rosatom is also said to have signed a similar deal with South Africa that was worth 76 million dollars.

The deal was however canceled by then President Jacob Zuma

Slavian Mwangecho
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