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18:38
18:38

Gov’t Starts Mass Treatment of River Blindness Among South Sudan Refugees MInistry of Health 2 1

David Oguttu, the programme Manager for the National Onchocerciasis Elimination programme says enrolling the refugees in mass treatment will help Uganda achieve its policy of eliminating Onchocerciasis.
23:06
23:06

Army Impounds Four Trucks Allegedly Carrying Immature Fish 2 1

The trucks, destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo, were impounded in Kasese and driven today to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations.
06:57
06:57

UPDF Hands Over Two Suspected National Salvation Front Rebels to South Sudan national security 3 1 Top story

The suspected rebels include Corporal Victor Batal, 45, and Augustine Yakal, 21, all residents of Morobo County, Central Equatorial Province in South Sudan. Batal was arrested from Small London in Koboko District while Yakal from Busia in November 2020.
11:31
11:31

Accommodation Challenges Baffle Civil Servants in Elegu Township 3 3

Wallace Bindeeba, the National Citizenship and Immigration Control team leader at Elegu, says that 17 of his staff members currently share very tiny rooms or rent in unsafe makeshift structures.
21:25
21:25

EAC Tourism Expo Set to Revive Regional Approach to Single Destination

The EAC region lost more than 90 percent in tourism earnings to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Dr Mathuki is confident that the region's tourism activities are now poised for revival, putting the onus on governments and other players in the sector to work together to market the region’s tourist attractions and products
19:31
19:31

Leaders Push for Expedited Uganda – South Sudan Border Demarcation 1 3

Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner says the protracted border impasse has resulted into insecurity, interrupted cross border economic c activities and displacement of communities.
13:42
13:42

Elegu Border Records Sharp Rise in Covid-19 Positive Cases truck drivers 3 1

Last month of September 2021, out of the 2,594 samples tested by the health team 92 people, mostly travelers and long-distance truck drivers turned positive compared to 35 out of 2,478 samples tested in August.
19:26
19:26

Amuru Leaders Petition Parliament Over Gov’t GeneXpert Machine Giveaway Health Ministry 2 4

Michael Lakony, the District Chairperson says the machine is being operated by a private health service provider, Test and Fly Laboratory, one of the 14 laboratories accredited by the Health Ministry to undertake Covid-19 testing.
13:59
13:59

South Sudan Accepts to Waive Visa Fees for Ugandans 1

The countries were charging $50 for a single entry visa for ordinary citizens. All the East African Communities countries do not require visas for, nor charge citizens of member countries for visa fees.
16:58
16:58

Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Denied Access to Elegu Border security 4 1

Elegu, located in Amuru District is the main point of entry for goods and services into South Sudan. The leaders visited the border on Thursday as part of an oversight and fact-finding mission, to assess the state of the cross border relations and management by the two countries.
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.
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