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11:53
11:53

Female Journalists in East Africa Need Entrepreneurial Skills-Study

Dr. Yemisi Akinbobola, the AWiM Co-founder and CEO told URN via email that being entrepreneurial in journalism is not a simple task as it is about rethinking how one’s journalistic skills might be repurposed in other roles that might bring income.
09:26
09:26

Kenya, Uganda Agree on Cross Border Joint Animal Vaccination 1

Josephat Nanok the governor of Turkana County said conducting a joint cross border animal vaccination would cement the current peace that has prevailed over among the two former worrying communities.
09:05
09:05

Uganda Releases 15 Suspected South Sudanese Bandits 5 2

Two of the suspects were arrested from Palabek Ogili sub-county in Lamwo district armed with two guns and grenades while 13 were apprehended in Orom sub-county Sub-county in Kitgum district armed with five guns.
17:17
17:17

Rape, Extortion Frustrate Uganda-South Sudan Traders 5 1

Yemima Semira Elisama, the Chairperson of Nimule Women Cross Border Trader’s Association says that due to the biting effects of the COVID-19 lockdown measures, some traders were forced to smuggle goods through the porous borders from where 12 of them were raped.
11:28
11:28

U.S. Senator Pushes for Action Against Uganda over Violations electoral violence 1 1

Menendez observes that Uganda has been an important, if not critical, security and counter-terrorism partner to the United States for more than a decade, playing a prominent role in the African Union’s Mission to Somalia and hosting over 1.4 million refugees.
15:55
15:55

Kenya Allows Uganda to Export 90,000 Tons of Sugar

It was also agreed that the Kenyan government would immediately post trade facilitation officers within Uganda to gather information, monitor and confirm that Uganda exports into Kenya are wholly obtained from Ugandan factories.
12:21
12:21

Gov't Reaches Settlement with Tenants of Uganda House Nairobi 3 1

The contracts for renovations and consulting engineers were awarded in October 2015. However, Uganda’s High Commission declined to sign the Shillings 17.2bn renovation contract for fear of committing government because of a pending court case filed by the tenants opposed to their eviction to pave way for the works.
07:54
07:54

Crude Oil Pipeline Affected Persons Demand Revaluation of Assets 2 1

The 1,443 kilometres oil export pipeline will transport crude oil from Uganda’s oil fields in Hoima to Tanga refinery in Tanzania, running through 10 districts in Uganda. However, hundreds of People in the areas earmarked for the pipeline are required to vacate their properties upon compensation to pave way for the construction.
16:49
16:49

Kenya, South South Sudan Traders Flood Karamoja to Buy Cattle for Christmas 1

“When the traders of Uganda meet with those from Kenya and South Sudan in the market, they bargain as you the animal owner keep quite and the one who will pay more is the one takes the animal,” Mathew Lokol a cattle dealer we found in Nadunget market said with a contented smile.
08:11
08:11

Illicit Financial Flows Rob USD 50 billion from Africa Annually

According to UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed the losses would be enough to bridge nearly 75 per cent of Africa’s health financing gap, provide inclusive education for all children there, and fund infrastructure projects. She was
17:28
17:28

Karimojong, Turkana Want Cross Border MoU Reviewed President museveni 1

The pastoralists are saying they are not seeing any impact of the signed memorundum of understanding given the fact that there is still growing cattle rusttling between the Turkana, Karimojong and West Kenyan Pokot cattle keepers.
16:37
16:37

URA Raises Red Flag on Smuggling at Elegu tax payers 3 1

Ivan Kakaire, the URA Regional Manager in charge of customs in Elegu says that the commonly smuggled goods across the porous border include fuel, powdered milk, sugar and rice among others.
10:19
10:19

Uganda, South Sudan Military Chiefs Meet Over Border Security African Union 1 4

The day-long meeting took place at the UPDF 4th Division Barracks in Gulu City West Division. The meeting was aimed at sharing challenges to foster strengthened border security mechanisms and adapting to peaceful working relations.
16:57
16:57

Museveni Urges Warring Factions In Ethiopia To Negotiate Peace 2

There are already allegations of massive massacres of civilians which some human right agencies have equated to crimes against humanity. Abiy Ahmed, who has been the Ethiopian Prime Minister since April 2018, had been credited for trying to reform the country that has a history of repressive regimes. Although he is generally regarded as a man of peace, the very reason he won the noble peace prize of 2020, he has vowed to continue his offensive until the Tigray Forces stand down.
15:56
15:56

Health Ministry Activates Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System in Elegu 1 2

Launched in September, the tracking system is a mobile phone application that enables the issuance of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) digital certificates that are mutually recognized by the East Africa Community partner states.
16:46
16:46

IGAD Members Finally Endorse Cross Border Pastoralism livestock 4 1

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states have finally endorsed the implementation roadmap for the IGAD transhumance protocol that will allow cross border pastoralism.
15:16
15:16

Joseph Kabuleta Promises Affirmative Action for Northern Uganda Bomah Hotel 1 5

Speaking in Gulu City, Kabuleta explained that while the rest of Uganda was largely peaceful and having unhindered economic growth, northern region stagnated due to the rebellion and thus the population need a special government programme.
18:46
18:46

Downpours in Kenya, Tanzania Won't Affect Uganda - Mets 3 2

The Uganda National Meteorological Authority-UNMA says Uganda will continue receiving normal rainfall over several parts of the country in the next five days. This is despite a heavy rainfall projection from Kenya between today and Tuesday
15:14
15:14

Maize Prices May Drop as Kenyans Avoid Processed Maize standards 5

Justine Namubiru, the project manager at the East African Grain Council says the foreign dealers do not trust the handling and processing standards by Ugandans and so they prefer to involve themselves right from the farm to the markets.
08:52
08:52

EAC Mission Hails Peaceful Election as Magufuli Wins Tanzanian Vote

The mission led by former Burundi President, Sylvester Ntibantunganya says all political parties and candidates were able to conduct their campaigns across the country freely, while the opening of polling stations followed existing laws and procedures.
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