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EAC member states undermining DRC’s sovereignty: LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has questioned the relevance of the East African Community-EAC in pacifying member states following the repeated anarchy in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. On April 8th, 2022, DRC signed the Treaty of accession becoming the youngest member of the …

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EAC leaders call for immediate ceasefire in DRC

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | East African Community (EAC) leaders on Monday directed an immediate cessation of hostilities in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where fighting has led to the loss of lives and property as well as mass displacements. The leaders from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, …

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Kagame, Tshisekedi and Museveni meet in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has today hosted the EAC Heads of State Conclave on Inter-Congolese Dialogue of the Nairobi Process on the Peace and Security Situation in Eastern DR Congo. Today’s Heads of State high-level meeting hosted by Chairperson of EAC, is an …

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EAC partner states urged to educate citizens on monkeypox

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | East African Community (EAC) partner states have been urged to provide the necessary information for their citizens to protect themselves against monkeypox and prevent the virus from spreading. This follows reports by the World Health Organization (WHO) of 780 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox from 27 …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Time for EAC standby force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Time for EAC Standby Force: Why should regional armies cooperate everywhere but on battlefield? THE LAST WORD How to broaden political appeal: Lessons for Uganda’s opposition from the repositioning of the National Front, …

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Elwelu tasks region’s armies to fight new security threats

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, the Deputy Chief of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has challenged armed forces from the East African Community-EAC member states to devise means of jointly averting security threats within the region so as to ensure their sovereignty. Addressing members of armed …

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EAC armed forces exercise to steer joint conflict resolution

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | East African Community-EAC member states are expected to use the ongoing joint field training exercise, to strengthen joint operations within the region. The joint exercise dubbed “Ushirikiano Imara, 2022,” which is being conducted in the three districts of Mayuge, Jinja, and Buikwe, has attracted …

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