By STEVE LORD
Aurora’s welcome mat will be out this week for high-ranking officials from the African nation of Uganda.
The officials, who will be in Chicago for the 31st annual Uganda North American Association Trade Expo, will visit Endiro Coffee, 29 W. New York St., a Uganda-based business. It is the first and only Ugandan-based restaurant brand in America.
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Egypt received about $3 billion in remittances from Egyptians living abroad in May, up 43% from $2.1 billion in April, the Egyptian Central Bank said on Monday.
Egypt received $2.6 billion in remittances in May 2018, the statement said. Remittances are a key source of foreign currency for Egypt.
(Reporting by Ehab Farouk, Writing by Nafisa Eltahir, Editing by Andrew Heavens)
By Max Rivlin-Nadler
An asylum-seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo was reunited with his family in San Diego on Sunday after almost two years in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention.
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On a corner in the heart of Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood sits a tiny French bakery. A decade ago, it would have looked out of the place in an area that birthed Big Daddy Kane, The Notorious B.I.G. and Jay-Z. Today, it’s simply another sign of the borough’s gradual metamorphosis.
Across the street from the bakery, inside a brick-walled gym hidden from curious passersby, Duke Micah is undergoing his own changes.
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