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10:15
10:15

Uganda Asks South Sudan to Waive Visa Fees Rebecca Kadaga 4 1

The Government of Uganda will reverse it's decision to waive visa fees for South Sudanese if their Government doesn't Reciprocate the same for Ugandans.
18:04
18:04

Long Distance Truckers Name 24 Colleagues Killed by Gunmen in South Sudan strikes 2 2

A provisional list that dates back to 2013, includes names of 10 Eritrean nationals, eight Kenyans and six Ugandans. The Ugandans include, among others, Hajj Makanga Abdu, a Ugandan long-distance driver who was shot dead with his son, Umar Ssembuse aboard truck number UAH 151R, which was burnt at Ganjji – Yeri Road in March 2021.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
14:09
14:09

Minister Oryem Tells Traders to Avoid South Sudan if they Can't Handle its Challenges 3

Minister Oryem also said that when multilateral companies like Shoprite, Africell and Game fail to manage in Uganda and leave the country, other companies gladly replace them.
13:55
13:55

Kenyan Trucker Found Dead in Elegu Township Elegu Town Council 1 Top story

Hersi Abdiriza, 45, was found dead in his guest house room in Lorikwor West Ward, Elegu Town Council in Amuru District around 6:48 am on Tuesday. His compatriot Osuman Ibrahim reported the death to the police.
11:03
11:03

Poor State of Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Road Irks Users 2 3

The road connects Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo stretching from Karuma in Kiryandongo district through Olwiyo in Nwoya district and Pakwach-Zombo in the West Nile.
10:46
10:46

Truckers Profiling Colleagues Killed in South Sudan for Reparations Nimule-Juba Highway 2 1

The compilation will include drivers and turn-men from within the East African bloc that includes Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi who were killed while en-route to South Sudan capital, Juba to deliver goods between 2012 to date.
12:44
12:44

South Sudan Clearing Bushes, Disbands Roadblocks Along Nimule-Juba Highway Juba City 1 Top story

Sudi Mwatela, the Chairperson of Long-distance Truck Drivers Association has told URN that the South Sudan authorities started clearing the bushes along the highway from Nesitu in the East Equatorial on Wednesday morning.
23:14
23:14

Kenya Appeals to Uganda to Sign EU Trade Pact

"Since we have very generous rules of origin, I am very sure that the business community will take the cue and start trading with the external markets under the common label and standard mark of the East African Community," said Minister Maina
09:27
09:27

Relief as Truck Drivers Resume Transportation of Goods to South Sudan Juba City 2 1

By Tuesday afternoon, more than 500 trucks had been cleared and left for South Sudan, which has given a sigh of relief to officials within the different areas.
09:32
09:32

Truck Drivers End Strike sit-down strike 4 1

Last month, over 6,000 truck drivers suspended travels to Juba and parked their cargo fleets at the Elegu border at the Ugandan side in protest of armed violence on foreign drivers along the Nimule-Juba highway.
17:42
17:42

South Sudan Commits to Escort Truckers 1

In the latest development on Monday, South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wrote to the embassies of Uganda and of South Sudan pledging their commitment to providing security along the Juba-Nimule Road.
18:40
18:40

Burundi Rejects EAC COVID-19 Testing System, Denies Cyclists Entry 2

“When you talk about EAC at this border, (Nemba Border point in Burundi) you will only be told EAC is in Arusha by Mr. Ngobonziza the border manager. We have faced many challenges but this has to be our biggest one yet,” said John Bosco Balongo, the expedition director
17:35
17:35

Ugandan Traders Disrespecting Convoy Agreements in South Sudan- Minister 4 1

Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
14:26
14:26

EAC Businesses Not Ready for Continental Free Trade Area-Experts 4

There are fears by some countries that are less advanced economically than others could fail to benefit from the arrangement, the reason why many have not yet ratified it.
14:01
14:01

Influx of Truckers at Elegu Border Threatens COVID-19 Fight in Amuru Nimule-Juba Highway 3 2 Top story

Robert Onekalit, the in charge of Elegu port health revealed that as the truckers’ protest enters the 10th day, residents are at risk of infections because the drivers are freely mingling with the border community.
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