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1,400 trucks cleared for travel to South Sudan

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 1,400 trucks have left Elegu town council in Amuru district for South Sudan in the past two days.    Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson told journalists at the Northern Uganda Media Club on Monday that 600 trucks left on …

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URA cleared more trucks through Busia last year

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 100,000 more trucks with goods crossed into Uganda through the Busia One-Stop Border post last year compared to the previous year, Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has revealed.  According to URA, over 416,160 trucks crossed into Uganda through Busia in 2020 compared to 315,360 trucks in …

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India donates trucks, buses to UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF has received buses and courier trucks from the government of India. The Indian Prime Minister of India Shri Narender pledged to donate the equipment to UPDF when he visited Uganda in 2018. The equipment that includes 10 Tata …

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MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya arrested in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested the Kilak South MP, Gilbert Olanya and Aruu South MP Samuel Odonga Otto for demonstrating against the continuous movement of trucks to and from Elegu border post in Amuru. Olanya and Otto were intercepted at Cereleno market in Gulu town. They …

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Migrant boat crossings to UK surge during virus lockdown

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The number of unaccompanied young migrants crossing the Channel from France to Britain has spiked during the coronavirus outbreak, as travel restrictions force them onto boats rather than trucks. Kent County Council in southeast England, which includes the major port of Dover, was dealing with …

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Congestion of trucks in Elegu worries Amuru leaders

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are concerned about the increasing number of trucks at the Elegu border post. Joseph Ebalo, the Amuru district Internal Security Officer (ISO) says currently there are over 600 trucks parked inside and outside the designated parking yard. He says the genesis …

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