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16:07
16:07

EAC Council of Ministers Approves DRC’s Request to Join EAC DRC Congo 1

The East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers has recommended to the Summit of the EAC Heads of States for the admission of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
16:39
16:39

Security Cautions Border Residents In The Albertine To Be More Vigilant ADF Rebels 1 2

According to security, the Albertine region that is at the porous border with the DR Congo is at greater risk since the DR Congo hosts ADF militants who are a threat to Uganda yet there are always cross-border movements between residents in the Albertine and those from the DRC, a thing security operatives say might led to infiltration of wrong elements.
18:49
18:49

DRC Reparations: Gov’t Seeks 2.8 Bn UGX to pay American lawyer Parliament 1 2

Government has tabled a supplementary request of 2.8 billion shillings to pay arrears of Boston based law firm M/s Foley Hoag the law firm that has been representing Uganda in the DRC Reparation case.
12:33
12:33

1000 Congolese Flee to Uganda DRC 1 1 Top story

Jonbosco Kyaligonza, the Settlement commandant at Kyangwali refugee’s settlement area told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the refugees including women, children and men reported to the settlement area on Thursday and Friday last week.
12:46
12:46

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

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.
17:35
17:35

MPs to Visit DRC Road Construction Site Parliament 2 1

Amos Mandera, the MP Rakai District and a member of the committee says that the roads are undoubtedly important, but before a project kicks off, it is important to do a site visit.
06:51
06:51

Parliament Approves UGX 200B for DRC Road roads 1 3 Top story

Uganda and DRC entered a bilateral agreement to implement strategic infrastructure projects which includes constructing the road from Kasindi to Beni measuring about 80 kilometres, Beni to Butembo measuring 54 kilometres and the Bunagana border to Ruchuru-Goma road which measures 89 kilometres.
17:41
17:41

Building Collapses at Uganda-DRC Border, Kills Scores 1

More than 30 bodies and several injured people have been pulled from the rubble. According to available information, about 50 others are still unaccounted for.
13:07
13:07

Two Netted Smuggling Immature Fish Concealed Under Sand DRC 1 5

At the time of their arrest, they were smuggling immature fish on a canter truck registration number UBG 675G.
10:34
10:34

Truck Drivers Starve as Communities Deny them Access to Shops DRC 2 3

The drivers have been stuck for days along the Kasese-Bwera road after flood-driven debris piled at Mpondwe bridge that connects Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo following heavy rains on Thursday. The disaster cut off access for heavy truck drivers to the two countries, through Mpondwe.
15:10
15:10

Medical Teams Deployed At Factories to Test Truck Drivers cargo drivers 2 1

Lt. Joe Walusimbi says they have resolved that drivers who pick their cargo from Kasese must be tested upon their arrival at the factory points.
21:16
21:16

Security Tightened at Katwe Landing Site after New Ebola Cases in DRC DRC Ebola crisis 5 3

The first case was a 26-year-old electrician from Beni, a town that has been the epicentre of the outbreak for most of its duration. On Saturday the country also registered another death of an 11- -months-old baby girl who succumbed to the disease.
12:33
12:33

Border Communities in Kasese Spend Easter Without Food DRC 4 3

Some of the Congolese nationals are engaged in business and were on the Ugandan side when the closure was announced.
11:13
11:13

Security Heightened in Kasese as COVID Cases Surge in DRC COVID-19 2 2

So far, 215 people in DRC have tested positive to coronavirus disease since march 10, when the first case was reported. The country has also lost 20 people to the disease, according to records by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
14:40
14:40

72 Congolese Nationals Allowed to Return Home DRC 1

The group spent the weekend at Mpondwe border in Kasese district following the presidential directive.
13:17
13:17

Uganda, DRC in Talks to Tarmac Mpondwe-Beni Road Museveni 4 1

Museveni also said the two governments are also considering to jointly raise resources to work on Bunagana -Goma road.
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