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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 2 5

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.