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17:18
17:18

Why and How Some Ugandans Have Voted in Tanzanian Elections 3 1

A Tanzanian polling official at Kabakesa polling station in Tanzania explained to us in fluent Luganda that the voters were validated on appearance in the voter registers, presenting of a Tanzania National ID, Voter’s Card or a Passport; that anybody who appears in the register and fulfills any of the other requirements cannot be stopped from voting.
09:26
09:26

Uganda Lobbying to Host EAC Statistics Bureau 4

Dr Albert Byamugisha, the Board chairman of Uganda National Bureau of Statistics, says that Uganda is best placed to host the bureau since the UBOS office in Entebbe was established in 1946 to collect and disseminate statistics for the East Africa Protectorate under the British colonial government.
06:51
06:51

Parliament Approves UGX 200B for DRC Road roads 3 1 Top story

Uganda and DRC entered a bilateral agreement to implement strategic infrastructure projects which includes constructing the road from Kasindi to Beni measuring about 80 kilometres, Beni to Butembo measuring 54 kilometres and the Bunagana border to Ruchuru-Goma road which measures 89 kilometres.
11:14
11:14

EA Business Council Seeks End to COVID-19 Testing for Truck Drivers regional trade 3 1 Top story

Stagnant queues of trucks headed to Uganda through the Busia border currently stretch more than 15 kilometres
12:01
12:01

Fishermen Demand Common Fishing Standards Across East Africa 3 1

Daudi Mugerwa, the chairperson of Fish Traders Association at Ddimo Landing Site in Masaka district says that while Uganda deployed soldiers to enforce standards, their efforts are being frustrated by the counterparts from Kenya and Tanzania who are still carrying out indiscriminative fishing with no restraints from their governments.
18:42
18:42

Museveni, Kagame Hold Virtual Summit on Regional Security 1 Top story

The virtual summit follows two others before the outbreak of the Coronavirus that took place in Luanda in order to bridge the differences between Uganda and Rwanda. The two brotherly countries have had frosty relations in the recent years stemming from the accusations from both sides of supporting negative forces in each other’s country.
17:39
17:39

Tanker Overturns with Gallons of Flammable Liquid in Amuru Accident 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says that the tanker registration number KBV 279 F/ ZE 3687 Mercedes Benz Actross was carrying flammable liquid from Kenya through Uganda to South Sudan.
18:27
18:27

Ugandans Close Food Shops in South Sudan to Protest Wanton Killings intimidation 2 1

On Sunday, September 27, unknown gunmen waylaid three Ugandan traders en-route to Gumbo Market and demanded a ransom of three million South Sudanese Pounds (8.5 million Shillings) for each of them. Those kidnapped included Mayende Kamaadi, Ahmed Ssebagala and Peter Tusiime.
11:16
11:16

Flooding Leaves New Threat of ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger Levels in South Sudan

Across Jonglei and Unity State, homes and clinics have been submerged, communities have been stranded and animals “lie dead in the fields”, WFP said in a statement. Schools that were due to open next week “are filled with the homeless”.
14:14
14:14

5-year EAC Strategic Plan Targets Fast-tracking Political, Monetary Unions customs union

The legislators also noted that there are severe threats to the realization of the objectives of the regional integration, including the inter-State conflicts and political instability in some Partner States which affect the smooth implementation of the integration agenda.
10:35
10:35

Norbert Mao Elected Secretary General of African Political Parties Body 1

The election took place on Saturday during the organization’s General Meeting which was held virtually via Zoom. Mao will serve for three years alongside these other elected officials.
23:59
23:59

EAC Presents 2020/2021 Budget

Minister Nshuti called for consolidated political support for the integration process as well as availability of adequate financial resources and timely remittances, if the region was to succeed in its programmes.
04:53
04:53

114 Ugandans Reject Offer for Repatriation from Rwanda 5

According to Annah Katusiime, the Deputy Head of missions of Uganda in Rwanda, only 66 people out of 180 who had registered with Uganda Embassy in Rwanda ready to be patriated on Wednesday showed up.
15:39
15:39

Uganda Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Deaths

"Our health system is overwhelmed with cases right now and in such circumstances, we should expect more deaths," Dr Monica Musenero an epidemiologist and also a senior presidential advisor told URN
02:32
02:32

Second Batch of Ugandans Stuck in Rwanda Repatriated 4 1

Timothy Gawaya, Hope Mpeirirwe say that they had crossed to Rwanda for a business mission when President issued a directive to close all borders. They say that they had no option but to remain in Kigali. T
14:35
14:35

Uganda Records Highest One-Day Jump in COVID-19 Positive Cases 1 1 Top story

This brings the cumulative number of reported cases in the country to 6,017. According to results released by the health ministry today, Moroto, Kampala and Butaleja accounted for the highest number of cases with 166, 85 and 59 respectively. Two new deaths were also reported bringing the number of reported deaths to 63
19:01
19:01

326 Test Positive for COVID-19, Uganda's Highest Single Day Result Ministry of Health

Results released today by the health ministry show that 326 new cases were confirmed bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 4,703. This is the single highest figure of cases that the country has ever reported in a day since it recorded its first COVID-19 case in March 2020.
22:29
22:29

WHO Warns against Potential Ebola Spread in DR Congo and Beyond

The outbreak in Equateur Province emerged in early June and has now spread into another of its 17 health zones, bringing the total number of affected zones to 12. So far, there have been 113 cases and 48 deaths.
12:57
12:57

Truck Drivers Welcome Electronic COVID-19 Tracking System congestion 1

Under this system, a COVID-19 digital certificate issued by one country will be mutually recognized by the other countries, thus eliminating the need for multiple testing.
21:03
21:03

EAC Rolls Out Electric Cargo and Driver Tracking System

RECDTS is designed as a mobile phone application and will enable the issuance of the EAC COVID-19 digital certificates that are mutually recognised by Partner States, thus eliminating need for multiple testing as well as contributing to alleviating ongoing congestion at East Africa border crossing points
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