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18:38
18:38

Kenya Gives Greenlight to UNOC to Start Importing Petroleum Products 1 3 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.
07:42
07:42

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

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.
15:25
15:25

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.
07:46
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.
09:54
09:54

Entrepreneurs Seek More Say in Policy Making to Benefit from Continental Trade 7

Business leaders say trading across borders has remained tough for women and youth partly because the policies are largely designed by people who do not know business.
15:27
15:27

Tanzania's Agro-Trade Policies Destabilising Regional Trade - Private Sector 4

Tanzania reintroduced food export restrictions including new tariffs and forcing traders to open up offices in Dar es Salaam, as well as applying for export permits is.
15:48
15:48

Ruto Directs New Measures to Improve Cargo Handling at Mombasa

President Ruto also directed that all the roadblocks along the transit highways within Kenya's borders be removed immediately. These would be replaced by Mobile Police Security
16:12
16:12

Ministry of Health Gets UGX 700m Mobile Laboratory Covid-19 pandemic 4 3

The mobile lab which is to be stationed at the Central Health Laboratories in Butabika National Referral Hospital in Kampala will be used to collect specimens from suspected patients across the country and within cross-border areas in case of disease outbreaks for transportation and testing.
15:29
15:29

Uganda Vs Kenya Shilling: The Mixed Fortunes 1

A scarcity of US Dollars in Kenya and the weakening of the Kenyan Shilling is making the market itself less attractive for Ugandans and other exporters, as Kenyan buyers find the imports very expensive because they have to get more Kenya shillings to be able to buy the imported products.
07:31
07:31

The Case for Contract Farming to Boost Food Production in E. Africa 6

EABC Chief Executive Officer, John Bosco Kaliisa says, for example, that where contract farming has been practiced, especially between farmers and sugar, tea, and coffee companies, it has been on a voluntary basis and is hard to enforce.
09:35
09:35

Uganda Urges EAC Member States to Enforce Free Movement, Address Discrimination 3 2

Kadaga made this statement during the groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of constructing offices for the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA), which took place on Wednesday.
15:57
15:57

Gov't Considers Suspending International Organization Subscriptions Due to Growing Debt Burden African Union (AU) 1 3

A breakdown of the outstanding debts shows that the government owes 14.7 billion Shillings to the World Food Programme (WFP), 10 billion to the African Union (AU), and 7.4 billion to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
08:16
08:16

Logistics Industry Press for EAC Harmony Ahead of International Conference 3 1

Speaking about the launch of the event, Hussein Kiddedde, RAME2023 Coordinator, said the meeting had come at a critical time for Uganda and the global industry as a whole because they are struggling to recover from the logistics value chain that broke down due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
09:17
09:17

Defence Minister Blames ADF Attack on Late, Inaccurate Information Operation Shujaa 1 2

Vincent Ssempijja told Members of Parliament on Thursday that when the attack happened around 11:00 pm, information was relayed to the army 30 minutes later that the students were striking and had set the school ablaze.
23:58
23:58

Parliament Eulogizes Fallen Supreme Court Judge Arach Amoko Nakasero Hospital 4 3

Robinah Nabbanja, the Prime Minister and the leader of Government business in Parliament moved a motion to eulogize Justice Arach, 69, describing her professional legal career as spanning 40 years between 1979 and 2010 as faultless.
10:49
10:49

IGAD, EAC Ministers Call for An End to Civil War in Sudan 3 3

Since the conflict broke out, over 1,800 fatalities have been reported and at least 1.5 million Sudanese have been displaced in neighbouring South Sudan, Central African Republic, and Egypt internally among others while 3.5 million others have been internally displaced.
09:39
09:39

Uganda a Victim of “Eating”, Says Prof. Rugumayo 1 Top story

In the memoir titled "Why Fireflies Glow," Professor Edward Rugumayo shares his personal account as an active participant in Uganda's troubled political history. He evaluates the different administrations that the people of Uganda have witnessed over a period of 61 years. “...In Uganda however, the ideology is individual loyalty and eating, which means corruption,” Rugumayo says. He adds that lurking behind the scenes of this eating ideology is the imperialism tail which is always wagging the neo-colonial dog.
16:28
16:28

UGX 1.150B Neeed for Public Address System, Roofing of Sitting Arena at Anglican Martyrs Shrine 3 1

Uganda Martyrs Development Committee Chairperson Retired Bishop Jackson Matovu said roofing of the sitting arena is estimated to cost 620 million while the public address system will cost 520 million Shillings.
07:50
07:50

Regional Business Expo Shifts to New Venue after NRM Disruption

The annual event held on a rotational basis since 2008, is a premier event for exhibitors, sponsors, partners, and participants in the East African region, offering a platform to network, showcase products and services, and learn about doing business in East Africa.
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