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Suspected bomb hits church near DRC- Uganda border

Mpondwe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A suspected bomb has exploded inside a church in Lhubira, DR Congo. The explosion happened on Sunday leaving unspecified number of casualties. The church reportedly belonging to the Born again faith is about 3 kms from the Ugandan border. Traces of blood and wounded …

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Sudan renews claim to disputed Fashaga area bordering Ethiopia

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua |┬áSudan on Sunday reaffirmed its ownership of the disputed Fashaga district on the border with Ethiopia. “Fashaga is a Sudanese land,” acting Foreign Minister Ali Al-Sadiq told visiting UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Hanna Tetteh, according to a statement by Sudan’s foreign …

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Government advised to regulate fuel industry

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the trade, industries and tourism committee want the government to enact laws that will foster consumer protection within the fuel industry. While inspecting the oil reserves on Friday in Jinja City, the MPs said that there was hoarding of fuel …

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PM Nabbanja suspends Malaba weigh bridge operations

  Malaba, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has suspended the operations of the weighbridge at the Kenya Uganda Malaba border to help to reduce the pile-up of trucks at the border. The Prime Minister made an impromptu visit at the Malaba border on a fact-finding mission …

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Health ministry to open border health centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áThe Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine, has said the ministry will soon have 53 functional health centres located at various border points in the country. She said that the facilities would be equipped with specialized laboratories to support port health services and …

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Kabale residents protest continuous illegal entry of Rwandans

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |┬áResidents of Butanda sub-county in Kabale district staged a peaceful demonstration protesting the continuous entry of Rwandan nationals into Uganda through porous borders. The residents mostly taxi drivers blocked Butanda-Rubaya-Kabale road at Habubaare trading centre in Butanda sub-county using their vehicles on Sunday afternoon. They …

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