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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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Chinese-built Nairobi expressway ready in March

  Kenyans will begin using expressway three months earlier than anticipated Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |  Kenyans will begin using the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway in March, three months earlier than anticipated, an official said on Friday. Kung’u Ndung’u, the director-general of the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), said construction works …

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Kenya cuts electricity costs by 15%

  Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya’s Ministry of Energy on Friday announced a 15 percent reduction in power costs in the east African nation, handing relief to thousands of homes and industries burdened by high cost of living and production The ministry in a statement released in the capital …

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Kenyan police probes death of 4 officers

Lamu, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenyan police said Friday it has launched investigations into the killing of the four security officers after being ambushed by the bandits in the coastal Lamu region. National Police Service Spokesperson Bruno Shioso said a team of security officers are also pursuing bandits who ambushed …

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DRC: Museveni, Kagame and Uhuru meet

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | East African leaders met for just the second time this year today and agreed to fast track the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) request for membership to their regional body EAC. The 18th Extra-ordinary Summit of the East African Community heads of state received and …

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EA Standby Force needs extra sh13billion to function properly

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Eastern Africa Standby Force – EASF curators have pitched to funders sh13 billion, about USD 3.7 million to enable her finance various activities in 2022. On Friday 17 December, the delegates who consist of the Military, Police and Civilian components concluded five …

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