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Uganda Asks Russia for Help to Develop Nuclear Power Plant

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

Uganda is seeking Russian assistance to develop East Africa’s first nuclear power plant and expand its space-research capabilities, President Yoweri Museveni said.

Museveni held talks Tuesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is on a four-nation tour of Africa.