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Uganda, DR Congo speakers root for regional cooperation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah and the President of the Senate of the DR Congo, H.E. Modeste Bahati Lukwebo have agreed to foster bilateral relations that better the lives of their people. In their meeting on Tuesday, 21 December 2021 at Parliament House, Oulanyah …

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Keep off Congo’s resources, Gen Muntu pleads with UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) Gen. Mugisha Muntu has implored the Ugandan army operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DR Congo to focus on the operation. Muntu, a former long-serving chief of the country’s defense forces, urged the UPDF to avoid …

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FPU impounds four trucks ferrying immature fish

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has impounded four trucks that were allegedly ferrying immature fish. The trucks destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo were impounded in Kasese and driven to the Fisheries Directorate head office in Entebbe pending further investigations. Warrant …

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Police recover the late MP Abiriga’s stolen vehicle in DRC

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel have recovered a double cabin pick-up truck of the late MP Ibrahim Abiriga, which was stolen two weeks ago. The vehicle registration number UAY 668G, white in colour went missing from late Abiriga’s residence in Anyafio village Arua city last month. It was later …

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Ntoroko farmers fear FMD outbreak as Congo herds flock into district

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local leaders and farmers in Ntoroko district are living in fear of an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease following an influx of pastoralists from DR Congo. The pastoralists are running away from instability in Boga. Dr. Bagonza Patrick Businge, the principle production officer Ntoroko …

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