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DRC is Uganda’s top trade surplus partner – BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus in 2020 according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics, and road projects launched yesterday by President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will likely further boost Uganda’s trade …

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Museveni, Tshekedi commission road infrastructure projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and his DRC counterpart Felix Tshisekedi have commissioned the start of the construction work of roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. They also launched the Mpondwe bridge in Kasese district. The two leaders met at the Kisindi border post to launch …

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Export guarantee safeguards key for promoting regional trade

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda needs an export guarantee scheme for trade with Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, according to the Uganda Manufacturers Association Executive Director, Daniel Birungi. Birungi made the remarks at the recently held post-budget virtual conference in Kampala sponsored by Absa Bank Uganda. Birungi’s …

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Over 600 refugees enter Bundibugyo as war escalates in Eastern DRC

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country have entered Bundibugyo district through Rwamabale sub county in Ntoroko district. The refugees first settled in Burondo, Ntandi town council, Ngamba and Ntotoro sub-counties. The …

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Uganda, DRC sign 223km roads deal

➡ Mpondwe/Kasindi- Beni (80km) ➡ Bunagana- Rutshuru- Goma Road (89km) ➡ Beni-Butembo Axis (54km) Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Thursday signed two agreements aimed at enhancing bilateral trade and strengthening infrastructure development for the mutual benefit of both countries. The signing of these …

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Volcanic eruption in DRC results in at least 32 deaths

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Nyiragongo volcano, located not far from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s border with Rwanda, started to erupt on Saturday, spewing lava that headed towards the border with Rwanda. The eruption stopped on Sunday morning, leaving at least 32 dead and thousands displaced. Here …

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