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19:01
19:01

326 Test Positive for COVID-19, Uganda's Highest Single Day Result Ministry of Health

Results released today by the health ministry show that 326 new cases were confirmed bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 4,703. This is the single highest figure of cases that the country has ever reported in a day since it recorded its first COVID-19 case in March 2020.
22:29
22:29

WHO Warns against Potential Ebola Spread in DR Congo and Beyond

The outbreak in Equateur Province emerged in early June and has now spread into another of its 17 health zones, bringing the total number of affected zones to 12. So far, there have been 113 cases and 48 deaths.
12:57
12:57

Truck Drivers Welcome Electronic COVID-19 Tracking System congestion 1

Under this system, a COVID-19 digital certificate issued by one country will be mutually recognized by the other countries, thus eliminating the need for multiple testing.
21:03
21:03

EAC Rolls Out Electric Cargo and Driver Tracking System

RECDTS is designed as a mobile phone application and will enable the issuance of the EAC COVID-19 digital certificates that are mutually recognised by Partner States, thus eliminating need for multiple testing as well as contributing to alleviating ongoing congestion at East Africa border crossing points
17:07
17:07

'Covid 19, Non Tariff Barriers Killing Regional Trade' - Experts entrepreneurs 3

The Assistant Commissioner for Regional and Bilateral Division External Trade at the Ministry of Trade, Richard Okot Okello, says there must be renewed efforts to remove all barriers if intra-regional trade is to be revamped.
18:41
18:41

Five Police Officers Charged for Siphoning Fuel in Nwoya fuel tanker 1

They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher Ocen, No 52819 Constable Anthony Adirondack. They are all being detained at Nwoya Central Police Station pending disciplinary trial.
18:48
18:48

EAC Resumes Operations After Two Months Delay vote on account

Before the meeting, Members of the East African Legislative Assembly threatened to boycott the sittings over arrears including delayed salaries of three months. The legislators also claim up to USD 2 million for the meetings they have attended online since the pandemic broke out, including USD 400 each as transport and USD 160 for sitting allowance.