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18:28
18:28

How Uganda Seeks To Benefit From Kenya - Tanzania 'Economic Fight' 2

URA Assistant Commissioner Julius Rubagumya says that apart offering competition between the Central and the northern corridors, it is always good to have alternatives, and Uganda must take advantage of the developments that are happening in the region in terms of infrastructure and other programs.
12:04
12:04

EAC Develops Approach to Revive Tourism Sector Hit By Covid-19 1

The EAC Sectoral Council on Tourism and Wildlife Management has now approved the EAC Regional COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Plan that seeks to revive the sector that has been badly hit by the pandemic.
15:36
15:36

Two Ugandan Truck Drivers Shot Dead in South Sudan Nimule-Juba Highway 2 1

The incident occurred on Thursday in Nesitu in Jubek County in the Central Equatorial State about 120 kilometres to Nimule border along the Juba-Nimule Highway.
10:36
10:36

EAC Trade: Tanzania Onboard With Information Portal

"The newly launched TIP will have a positive impact on intra-EAC trade and international Trade," said EAC Secretary General, Peter Mathuki.
07:08
07:08

Win-Win Solution Sought for Blue Nile Dam Project

The dispute over the GERD dates back to April 2011, when Ethiopia began building the dam on the Blue Nile, set to be the largest hydroelectric power project in Africa. When finished, it will store 74 billion cubic metres of water and generate more than 5,000 megawatts of electricity.
06:45
06:45

EAC Budget Cut Over Covid 19 Effects 1

The budget shows a drop from the 2020/2021 budget which was US$97.6 million, and the previous one which amounted to US$111.4 million. The partner states will also be required to contribute US$7.8 million. As opposed to the US$8 million that they paid in the year that is ending.
07:26
07:26

Gov't, Civil Society Call For Joint Tax Revenue Collection in EAC 6

The Commissioner of Economic Affairs at the EAC Affairs Ministry, Leonard Kizito Ojara says Uganda as a member is ready to implement policies geared towards the harmonization of the policies because the government knows its implications.
19:04
19:04

Ugandan Seeks to Block DRC Membership Application to EAC over Besigye's Detained Aide DR Congo 1

“The DRC has been illegally and without due trial or process holding Ugandan activist Samuel William Mugumya and more than 35 other Ugandans for more than 6 years contrary to the fundamental and human rights principles for the establishment of the EAC as envisaged under the Treaty,” says the lawyer.
18:07
18:07

Kenneth Kaunda in the Eyes of Uganda’s Media, Politics 1

And even after retirement, he continued visiting Uganda and offered interview to a couple of journalists. But two of Kaunda’s visits in 1990 were eventful in the Uganda’s media industry.
12:46
12:46

Kasese Residents Welcome Uganda's Support to DRC Road Network road infrastructure 2 4

The roads to be constructed consist of the Kasindi section at the border to Beni (80km), the integration of the Beni-Butembo stretch (54km), and the Bunagana to Rutsuru-Goma Road (89km), altogether amounting to 223 kilometres.
14:41
14:41

DRC is Uganda’s Top Trade Surplus Partner - BOU 1

Uganda earned $241 million in trade surplus from DRC in 2020, and $177 million estimated informal trade exports that push the figure to $418 million trade earnings. This makes DRC Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus.
19:24
19:24

Museveni, Tshekedi Commission Construction of DRC Roads 3 1

The two leaders met at the Kisindi border post to launch the projects that will be jointly financed by the two countries. The government of Uganda, through the Minister for Works and Transport, is injecting up to 243.7 billion Shillings into the construction of the roads measuring 223km
18:30
18:30

Cross Border Business Booms at Elegu Despite Transport Ban Elegu Township 3 1

Joseph Nyeko, a cross border fuel dealer in Elegu explains that business is continuing normally without any interference as long as one puts on a face mask, sanitizes hands and observes social distancing rules.
16:07
16:07

Uganda Odd Man Out as East African Countries Raise Expenditures

The countries continue to rely heavily on borrowing although some, like Uganda, intend to reduce how much they borrowed this year. In total, the countries plan to borrow more than USD 18 billion, to fund the turnaround of the economies battered by COVID-19, as well as ongoing and new infrastructure projects, among other areas.
18:14
18:14

Oil Pipeline Route Affected Persons in Kyotera Protest Compensation Rates 1 1

The EACOP project players that include Total East Africa, Petroleum Authority of Uganda-PAU, New Plan among other contractors are currently engaging communities affected by the pipeline route, on its progress as well as simplifying the Resettlement Action Plan recently approved by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
15:46
15:46

EAC Trade: New Chief's Approach Restoring Hope in Integration Process EAC Integration 1

Dr Peter Mutuku Mathuki takes over a secretariat that is facing challenges ranging from financial shortages as many countries were not up-to-date in their remittances. “Even where countries had issues with either one another or with the secretariat, Richard Sezibera would personally reach out to them and encourage them to pay,” said EALA member, Fred Mukasa Mbidde, of the former SG.
14:56
14:56

Staff Shortage Hindering COVID-19 Fight in Elegu Ministry of Health 3 1

Robert Onekalit, the In-charge of the facility says the eight-member team is facing an uphill task serving a population of 3,000 to 5,000 people especially long distance cargo drivers and travers every day.
11:21
11:21

Hope For Revaluation of Pipeline Affected Persons Fades 5 1

Many of the Project Affected Persons-PAPs in the districts of Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai and Gomba have repeatedly demanded a second evaluation exercise before the actual construction works begin. They argue that their properties have gained value since 2018 when the first assessments were conducted.
11:51
11:51

Uganda Airlines Direct Flights to South Africa Excite Frequent Travelers 2 2

Eng.Mohamed Kaggwa Maseko, a Ugandan who is a permanent resident in South Africa says that it has been a hustle having to stop over in Nairobi or Addis Ababa for long hours, moreover worsened by the increase of (health) procedures at every airport in transit which is already hectic.
17:05
17:05

Changing Mode of Crime Worries Regional Intelligence Agencies 3 1

Maj Gen Kyanda says that because most of the crimes are for monetary purposes and not a responsibility of a specific government, they become hard to fight, hence the need for trust and the sharing of intelligence between countries.
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