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15:59
15:59

Muhoozi Dropped as Commander Land Forces 1 Top story

The changes come moments after a series of tweets in which Kainerugaba announced that he was on a mission to raze colonial borders and capture Nairobi, within two weeks. The tweets which covered feeds since last evening sparked an online rage between Ugandans and Kenyans.
20:53
20:53

COMESA Committee Urges Uganda to Act on Oil Suspended in Kenya 1

“COMESA has a statutory committee called the COMESA Consumer Protection Committee. Once that committee issues a statement, that statement binds all COMESA member-states,” says Wetasa, who is also the Chairperson, COMESA Consumer Protection Committee.
15:06
15:06

United States Disappointed After South Sudan Government Extend Transitional Period

Speaking at the United Nations Security today, Richard Mills, the United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations said South Sudanese leaders have failed to deliver on their promises ever since the revitalized peace agreement was signed in 2018.
07:22
07:22

Private Sector Push for Harmonised Mobile Money Regimes to Lower Costs

A harmonised payments system makes regional currencies freely convertible to enable transactions without having to convert national currencies into dollars to enhance regional trade and lower transaction costs.
21:12
21:12

Experts Oppose Govt Takeover of Soroti Flying School 8 1

Mukula advised the government to push the East African Legislative Assembly, EALA, to ensure proper facilitation of the regional institution, and also implement the regional centres of excellence as provided for. The academy, according to him, through a civil aviation academy also trains military pilots and is therefore more important to Uganda.
08:57
08:57

UNESCO Calls for Transforming Education, With 244 Million Still Out of School

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region with the most children out of school, 98 million, and it is also the only region where this number is increasing. In Uganda, around 1 in 10 schoolchildren did not report back to school in January when schools were reopened after two years of lockdown.
11:08
11:08

WHO Warns of Disease Threat Amid Horn of Africa Drought

WHO has provided more than USD 16 million from an emergency fund to address needs, but more support is required. The agency is now appealing for USD 123.7 million which will be used to prevent and control outbreaks, treat malnutrition, and provide essential health services as well as medicines.
17:25
17:25

Bamuturaki Not Qualified to Head Uganda Airlines- MPs Jenifer Bamuturaki 3 2 Top story

The job required an ideal candidate to hold a bachelor’s degree in any field, post-graduate training in Administration or any other business-related course, and at least 10 years of aviation experience at a senior management level.
13:22
13:22

Eastern, Southern African Private Sectors Unite to Influence Continental Trade Policies

The East African Business Council, the Business Council of COMESA and the SADC Business Council have officially launched the African Tripartite Business Council to spearhead the inclusion of private sector policy proposals into the negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and the African Tripartite Free Trade Area.
12:54
12:54

Kenya Elections: Returning Officer Goes Missing in Nairobi 1 Top story

In 2017 elections, an IEBC Official Christopher Msando went missing and was found two days latter tortured and strangled to death in the capital Nairobi.
16:43
16:43

Kenya Elections: Gain for Uganda Stock Market

“The markets have already priced in post elections development and given that so far the electoral process has gone fairly well, markets will bounce back. It is only temporary,” said Steven Kaboyo, the Managing Director Alpha Capital Partners.
10:44
10:44

EAC Election Observation Mission Commends Kenya for ‘Satisfactory’ Polls 1

Speaking during a press briefing convened to release the preliminary findings of the EAC mission in Nairobi, the Head of Mission, Dr Jakaya Kikwete, lauded the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the improvements made in regard to transparency, preparations, and management of the 2022 Kenya General Election.
08:42
08:42

Poor Records Complicate Former EAC Employees' Compensation Claims 1 3

The EAC collapsed in 1977. At the time, all the former employees were on a contributory pension scheme under Crown Agents in London. But after the collapse of the Community, Crown Agents filed for bankruptcy and indicated their inability to meet the obligation of compensating the former employees.
15:06
15:06

Kenya Elections: Odinga Beats Ruto in Diaspora Vote

Ruto is leading in Doha, Qatar the biggest diaspra centre where he polled 519 votes against Odinga’s 427, out of a total 1,437 registered voters, while George Wajakoya Luchiri and Waihiga Davis Mwaure have 4 and 1 consecutively.
07:38
07:38

Tally Centres, Commentators May Cause Havoc in Kenya - Church Cautions 1 Top story

The caution came moments after unofficial tally centres emerged posting varying figures from Tuesday's polls, purporting to represent the counting exercise. But the head of the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Kenya Bishop John Obala Owaa cautioned against the tally centres announcing results as authentic or official.
16:40
16:40

Kenya Votes Amidst Calls for Peace 1 5

A few hiccups included mixing up names on ballots, failure by machines to read the bio data of some voters. IEBC says the voters have turned out in large numbers to vote across the country. Polling stations across the country opened up at 6am.
07:05
07:05

Why Uganda is a Constant Factor in Kenya's Polls 2 Top story

Uganda is Kenya's biggest trading partner with trade volumes of almost 4 trillion Uganda Shillings with almost half being Kenyan exports to Uganda. Uganda also provides a quarter of the business at Kenya's Mombasa Port, on top of being the country's biggest source of food imports.
15:32
15:32

EAC Dispatches Observation Teams to The Field Ahead of Kenyan Polls elections 2

The Head of the EAC-Election Observation Mission headquarters in Nairobi, Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, says that the observers had undergone training over the past five days to enable them to undertake their responsibilities as International Observers and as EAC Observers.
18:11
18:11

Violence Fears as Ruto Finally Granted Coveted Nyayo Stadium for Final Rally 2 5

Ruto, the Kenya Kwanza candidate has accused his rivals of influencing the state to disorganize his campaigns by blocking him from his venues, including the coveted Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi.
07:34
07:34

Horn of Africa Faces Most ‘Catastrophic’ Food Insecurity in Decades-WHO

More than 37 million people are facing acute hunger, with approximately seven million children under the age of five acutely malnourished in the region. The Horn of Africa includes Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya.
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