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15:28
15:28

Uganda, S. Sudan Agree on Border Cooperation 1

The development follows on-and-off border trade conflicts between the two countries, with the latest being last year when South Sudan officials impounded grain products from Uganda for months, saying there were standard violations by the traders.
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Leaders Hail UPDF for Crackdown on South Sudan Gunmen 4 1

Over the past years, residents along the disputed border areas of Uganda-South Sudan have grappled with invasions by armed assailants from South Sudan into Uganda, especially in Oraba Town Council in Koboko District and Kerwa, Kochi, Midigo Sub-Counties in Yumbe District.
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Resisting Kiswahili; Another Outcome of Religious Woes in Colonial Buganda higher education 3 1 Top story

Phrases like "Panda Gari," (board the car) "Kitambuliso yako iko wapi?" (where is your Identity card?)" "Funguwa Mulango" (Open the door) and "towa pesa" (bring money) remain engrained in the minds of those who experienced those difficult times.
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Kenya Gives Greenlight to UNOC to Start Importing Petroleum Products 3 1 Top story

It follows a meeting between Kenya’s President, Dr. William Ruto, and Dr. Ruth Nankabira Ssentamu, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development in Nairobi on Monday. The meeting resolved loggerheads after Uganda was denied usage of the Kenya Pipeline Company – KPC facility to move its refined petroleum products from Mombasa Port.
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Kabaka Commends Prof. Lunyiigo for Changing Narrative on Mwanga Uganda 2 Top story

In a letter addressed to Lunyiigo on the occasion of his 80th birthday, Kabaka Mutebi commended him for employing exemplary historical research skills in his book titled "Mwanga II: Resistance to the Imposition of British Colonial Rule in Buganda 1884-1899". First printed in 2011, the book has over the years garnered attention for its innovative approach in challenging Eurocentric perspectives, humanizing Kabaka Mwanga II and placing him in the broader context of his time.
07:53
07:53

Government Commissions Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula Road Works 1 2

The government entered into a 2-year pre-financing agreement with a Chinese firm; Chongqing International Construction Corporation-CICCO, which has commenced the project works, whose completion will take four years.
07:42
07:42

Health Ministry Dispatches Digital Kits for Cross-Border Disease Surveillance GIZ 2 1

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister for Health, emphasized that the equipment will address the inadequacies in ICT tools needed by frontline health workers to conduct surveillance and share cross-border health data, thereby reducing the public's vulnerability to disease transmission.
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Mabirizi Now Sues Kenya Government over EAC Secretary General's Recall

President Ruto has no authority to recall a secretary general who is appointed by the Summit of the Heads of State, says Mabirizi, also faulting the Kenyan leader's action to recall for reduces the office of the Secretary General to mere ambassadorial level.
20:51
20:51

Is Mathuki Leaving EAC Over Financial Impropriety? 2

“We wish to state categorically that the allegations…are baseless, malicious, unfounded and an attempt on assassinating the character of the Secretary General of the East African Community,” says a statement from the Communications Department
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Why Think Tanks Should Deliver AU 2060 Agenda At G20 1 Top story

Prominent researchers say think tanks like the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) can help be key in the implementation of the African Union Agenda 2063 in G20.
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Somalia Fully Integerated into EAC amidst Calls for A Regional Currency 1

“All partner states contribute equally, and so far the contribution per state is 7.3 Million dollars towards the main EAC Budget, and then 1.1 million to fund the IUCEA and the East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) bring the total contribution per member to 8.4 million,” he said.
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Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
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07:46

EAC to Negotiate Seven Trade Agreements But Implementation Huddles Await

The countries are some of the major trading partners with the region, with some, like the UK and Pakistan considered traditional partners as they have traded with region for more than a century
10:09
10:09

MPs Reject Report on Refugees

Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, however, observed that the report had many loopholes, noting that the recommended policy review on refugees is a preserve of the Cabinet.
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EAC Adopts Non-Tariff Barriers Mobile App

The meeting directed Uganda and Kenya to hold a bilateral meeting to resolve NTB 000-864 on discriminatory excise duty on juice by 30th June, 2024 and report to the 45th SCTIFI
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17:51

Sub-Saharan Africa GDP To double by 2040 to USD 4.5 trillion Africa free trade 1 Top story

The region’s key heavyweight economies of Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania will drive this economic growth, with average GDP across all four expected to surge by 200% over the forecast period.
10:58
10:58

Two Peacekeepers Injured As MONUSCO Accuses M23 Of Shooting Helicopter In North kivu 2

Bintou Keita, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DR Congo and Head of MONUSCO released a short statement confirming and condemning the incident.
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UN Condemns Bombings in North Kivu 2

In a statement released on Tuesday, signed by Bruno Lemarquis, Deputy special representative of the UN Secretary-General in DR Congo and Coordinator of humanitarian action condemned the bombings saying that it created serious violations of international humanitarian laws.
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08:56

We Have Leant Lessons From DRC Deployment - EAC Force 1

President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi accused the regional force of failure to defeat the rebels especially the M23, a task the EAC says was not the mandate of the force.
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Fighting Between M23, FARDC Rages in Mweso town 3

On Saturday morning, at round 07:00AM, heavy fighting resumed in Mweso town and surrounding areas of Karuba, Kingi, Karenga, Negenero, Mbuhi.
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