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East Africa News aggregated from different sources, including Ugandan, Kenyan, Tanzanian, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudanese, Rwandan, Burundi newspapers.

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[Shabelle] Suspected American fighter jets were reported to have carried out an overnight airstrike in Lower Shabelle region, targeting Al-Shabaab bases, residents said. The strike happened on the outskirt of Arbiska village, located near the capital, Mogadishu late last night, and no casualties reported. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Shabelle] A citizen of Somalia living in Mombasa has been charged with illegal gun and ammunition possession. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) aviation body has been voted the second best in the world in spearheading safety and security enforcements. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[The Exchange] American multinational beverage corporation, the Coca-Cola Company will be relieved to hear that the highly awaited fruit factory in Uganda will commence operations soon. The $12 million rated fruit factory has not operated since its construction began back in 2015, suffering a heavy setback to the key players [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Observer] In a letter that was widely circulated on social media, President Yoweri Museveni suggested Shs 100 should be imposed on all SIM cards connected to social media to generate about Shs 400 billion revenue. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[VOA] After four days of closed-door negotiations at the high-level peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a South Sudan government official said warring parties in South Sudan have made some progress on security issues but admits there has been little headway on governance and other big sticking points. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[East African] Sacks of charcoal, stacked as high as 10-storeys, are a common sight in Somalia's port city of Kismayu. The city, which lies some 485 kilometres southwest of the capital Mogadishu, is best known for its trade in charcoal. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[East African] Uganda plans to reduce investment in infrastructure in an effort to reduce its fiscal deficit in the run-up to joining the East African Monetary Union in 2024. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Police in Kampala are holding a 29-year-old boda boda rider for allegedly raping his passenger. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -Uganda's Ministry of finance planning and economic development has revised the FY 2018/2019 budget from sh30.91 trillion, to sh31.87 trillion. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -Players in the government securities market are set to deal with the new rules effective July 2, 2018. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Observer] Uganda will receive ?37.1 million (about $44.2 million) from the Agence Française de Dévelopement (AFD) after the two parties signed a financing agreement for the upgrading of a key transmission line. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Citizen] Dodoma -Deputy minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Mr Joseph Hasunga said on Tuesday that the government has not stopped use of charcoal but wants proper channels to be followed. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Citizen] Geneva -Tanzania is committed to bringing down maternal and neonatal mortality by addressing each of the causes including improving obstetric surgical services across the country. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is now considered as one of the best destinations for investments in east and Central Africa due to among other things the favourable environment that the Fifth Phase Government has put in place for investors. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] YESTERDAY'S AUPL RESULTS [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Uganda Communications Commission has asked Africell to show cause why it should not suspend its license over failure to follow required guidelines. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Jinja -Tension is high in Jinja District after anonymous leaflets were at the weekend dropped in five Villages by thugs threatening to attack residents. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] A 16-year- old girl is nursing severe wounds at Mbale regional referral hospital where she's admitted after she was allegedly tortured by her family members. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Kalungu -The Kalungu West Member of Parliament, Mr Joseph Ssewungu, has pledged to organize the long awaited Local Council elections in Kalungu District, a move he believes can stop the infamous kidnaps. [...]
Wed, May 23, 2018
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