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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 1 4

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
17:07
17:07

'Covid 19, Non Tariff Barriers Killing Regional Trade' - Experts entrepreneurs 3

The Assistant Commissioner for Regional and Bilateral Division External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Richard Okot Okello, says there must be renewed efforts to remove all barriers if intra-regional trade is to be revamped.
18:41
18:41

Five Police Officers Charged for Siphoning Fuel in Nwoya fuel tanker 1

They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher Ocen, No 52819 Constable Anthony Adirondack. They are all being detained at Nwoya Central Police Station pending disciplinary trial.
18:48
18:48

EAC Resumes Operations After Two Months Delay vote on account

Before the meeting, Members of the East African Legislative Assembly threatened to boycott the sittings over arrears including delayed salaries of three months. The legislators also claim up to USD 2 million for the meetings they have attended online since the pandemic broke out, including USD 400 each as transport and USD 160 for sitting allowance.
08:07
08:07

COVID-19 Test Fees Inhumane- Truck Drivers COVID-19 Testing 1 3 Top story

On Tuesday, the Health Ministry started charging truck drives Shillings 240,500 for COVID-19 tests. The test results are needed before the truck drivers are allowed to enter and leave the country. Only negative drivers are allowed to enter the country.
05:40
05:40

UCU Gets Green Light to Admit Medicine, Dentistry Students NCHE 2 1

The University had been directed to halt admissions in the two courses for lack of appropriate infrastructure and equipment early this year following the third joint inspection of medical and dental schools and teaching hospitals in Uganda carried out from 10 to 14 February 2020 by the East African Community-EAC Joint National Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council.
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