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Uganda Taking CBDC Lessons From Jamaica

The African country of Uganda is currently drawing lessons from Jamaica on the implementation of a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Jamaica, which is about to roll out its CBDC, named JAM-DEX, is being viewed as a model case by Uganda, which recently announced plans to introduce its own CDBC.

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‘Correction Of History’: Syria President Praises Ukraine Invasion

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad tells his Russian ally, Putin, the assault on Ukraine is justified and aimed at ‘restoring’ post-Cold-War balance.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a phone with President Vladimir Putin praised Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine, denouncing what he called Western “hysteria” surrounding it.

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Biden’s Supreme Court Pick Enters Intensifying US Fight On Race

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s selection on Friday of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman U.S. Supreme Court nominee immediately thrusts the federal appeals court judge into the center of America’s debate over race.

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Wang Yi: China Encourages Efforts Conducive To Peaceful Settlement Of Ukraine Crisis

China supports and encourages all diplomatic efforts conducive to the peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi reiterated on Friday.

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