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Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday issued a decision to dissolve the government, said the Council of Ministers in a statement. “In accordance with the provisions of the constitutional document for the transitional period, the prime minister issued a decision today to relieve the ministers and ministers of state in the government of the […]

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

Preparations for the extraordinary heads of state East African Community (EAC) summit have been concluded, with leaders expected to convene in Arusha on February 27. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, on Monday confirmed the summit, saying leaders are now discussing whether it will held virtually or physically owing […]

South Sudan to Change Time zone

South Sudan to Change Time zone

Starting next week, if you have any dealings or connections with people or businesses in South Sudan, take note they are changing their Time Zone and they will be one hour behind Uganda or many other East African countries. A time zone is a designated area of the globe that observes a uniform standard time […]

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

By Moses Sakondo   At 16, Scovia Kaji’s primary concern in life should be school. But it isn’t. Her main worry is how to put food on the table for her three siblings after their mother abandoned them at Bidibidi refugee camp in January 2019. “It is hard to give them more than one meal […]

Trademark East Africa tries to make cross border tade safe

Trademark East Africa tries to make cross border tade safe

Informal border trade is expected to benefit from the Safe Trade Zone protocols, which seek to create a Covid-19 safe environment. The protocols, developed by Trademark East Africa and Amref Health Africa, seek to establish safe trade zones at border markets with capacity to prevent, detect and respond to Covid-19. They also seek to facilitate […]

Museveni Justifies Uganda Funding Roads in DRC, Ethiopia, and South Sudan

Museveni Justifies Uganda Funding Roads in DRC, Ethiopia, and South Sudan

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the move to construct roads in countries out of Uganda is meant to boost trade that can enable Uganda to get resources. He was speaking during the 58th Independence Day celebrations held at State House Entebbe on Friday. MPs and a section of the public have expressed opposition and […]

Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda on high alert over an imminent desert locusts’ invasion

Uganda’s ministry of agriculture has announced that it is on high alert over an eminent threat of desert locusts that have invaded the East African Region especially the neighboring Kenya. The revelation was made on Friday by Aggrey Bagiire, the State Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries during a press briefing at the Ugandan […]

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

The Public Accounts Committee (Local Governments) has directed Accounting Officers in West Nile Region to immediately take measures to recover funds spent but not supported by necessary documents. The Committee chaired by Hon. Reagan Okumu (Ind., Aswa) also directed the Arua district Accounting Officer to immediately recover four motor cycles allocated to various staff but […]

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Job title Support Services Manager, Uganda Closing date 16.7.2018 Contract length 2 years Date needed by as soon as possible New post or Replacement New post Based in Kampala with frequent travels to field programmes Oganization The World Service is the internationally recognized humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), assisting people in need irrespective […]

Leave the peace negotiations free – Fungaroo

Leave the peace negotiations free – Fungaroo

Obongi County Member of Parliament Hassan Kaps Fungaroo has said that the peace agreement which South Sudan President Salva Kiir signed with the rebels this week will not yield any results unless the factors that failed the implementation of the previous agreement get solved. Fungaroo said that the key players in the peace deal should be left […]

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