Kenya: No Fees for Tanzanian Processed Foods

Kenya: No Fees for Tanzanian Processed Foods

NAIROBI, 3 June 2021 – Kenyan revenue officials are no longer collecting fees for the inspection of processed foods imported from neighboring Tanzania. The move is one in a series of actions agreed during talks held between delegations of the two countries meeting in...
Uganda: Musveni Vows to Defeat Criminals

Uganda: Musveni Vows to Defeat Criminals

KAMPALA, 1 June 2021 – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to defeat the criminals who injured a former army commander, killing his daughter and driver-bodyguard. The Ugandan state house has not officially referred to the attack as an assassination...
Uganda: Two Killed in Minister’s Assassination Attempt

Uganda: Two Killed in Minister’s Assassination Attempt

KAMPALA, 1 June 2021 – The bodyguard and daughter of a Ugandan minister has been killed in an assassination attempt on the minister’s life, news reports said Tuesday. Katumba Wamala, who is minister of works and transport and a former Ugandan armhy general, cheated...
EAC: Cross-Border Maize Trade Still Blocked

EAC: Cross-Border Maize Trade Still Blocked

ARUSHA, 30 May 2021 – Tanzanian maize exporters are facing new obstacles meeting quality control guidelines to get their goods into the Kenyan market. Dozens of lorries ferrying maize from Tanzania to Kenya are stranded at Namanga, considered the busiest border post...
Uganda: Hundreds Queuing for Vaccination

Uganda: Hundreds Queuing for Vaccination

KAMPALA, 30 May 2021 – Hundreds of people are queuing at health ministry offices to get vaccinated as Uganda enters its second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The second wave has reach full-blown pandemic level within less than ten days, according to Uganda’s...
Uganda-DR Congo: Road Deals Sealed

Uganda-DR Congo: Road Deals Sealed

ENTEBBE, 29 May 2021 – Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) have sealed road construction deals in an effort to boost bilateral trade. The deal, known as the Inter–Governmental Agreement (IGA), covers three roads stretching a total 223 kilometers....
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