News roundup - Thursday, 6 April, until 3 pm

Ljubljana, 6 April - Below is a roundup of major events on Thursday, 6 April, until 3 pm local time:

Slovenia boosting ties with Africa

KIGALI, Rwanda/KAMPALA, Uganda - Urška Klakočar Zupančič, the president of the National Assembly, has been touring Uganda and Rwanda this week, while Samuel Žbogar, a state secretary at the Foreign Ministry, has visited Namibia and Botswana in a bid to boost bilateral relations and trade, and exchange views on topical issues. Gender equality has been high on the agenda as Klakočar Zupančič met her counterparts in Kampala and Kigali.

Krka shareholders looking at higher dividend

NOVO MESTO - The management and supervisory board of pharma company Krka have proposed for shareholders to get a dividend of EUR 6.60 gross per share this year, an increase of 17.2% on last year, the company announced in a regulatory filing. The proposal, formed at Wednesday's meeting of the supervisory board, is for the shareholders' meeting on 6 July to allocate EUR 204.44 million of the EUR 408.16 million in distributable profit for dividends.

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