𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝟓𝐭𝐡 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚: 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐮𝐬 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞
📌The way Ebola virus infects the first person from infected animals is unknown.
📌Health experts however think that the first person becomes infected through contact with Ebola virus with infected nonhuman primates (animals) mostly fruit bats.
📌The virus is not spread through air, water and food.
📌In some parts of the world, Ebola Virus may be spread through handling and consumption of bush meat.
📌Mosquitoes or other insect bites do not spread Ebola Virus disease.
🇺🇬𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐓𝐢𝐩𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐮𝐬.
📌Practicing good hand hygiene is an effective method of preventing the spread of the Ebola virus. Proper hand hygiene means washing hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
🇺🇬 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐫𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚
📌President Yoweri Museveni has said there will not be a total lockdown of Uganda over Ebola. “Regarding the Ebola situation, first of all, there will be no lockdown.” Therefore, people should go ahead and concentrate on their work without worry,” he tweeted on Friday. However, he was keen to caution people about maintaining vigilance and adhering to the measures that health officials have put in place to control Ebola.
🇺🇬 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐨𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐳𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐲
📌Police has started piloting a new policing model basing at Sub-Counties as part of the force’s reorganization strategy. According to Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the force conducted a study about the proposed policing model that was advised by the President which they are now piloting in selected areas. “The key aspects of the model would involve the establishment of at least one police station per sub-county, deployment of not less than 20 personnel, deployment of motorcycle squads, installation of counter phones that are popularized among residents, dedicated counter response teams, critical facilities, modern lockup facilities, better accommodation and medical services,” Enanga said.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐞𝐢𝐳𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐚𝐠𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐧𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌The Directorate Public Prosecution (DPP) and stakeholders in the agricultural sector are seeking to amend the laws governing the sector to make them more punitive and enable courts to seize property of people who deal in fake products. This is aimed at reducing the production and distribution of fake agricultural inputs which have damaged the sector and the economy at large .
🇺🇬𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐨𝐠𝐚 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐬𝐤 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧
📌Leaders in Busoga sub-region are asking the government to consider constructing district hospitals in all 11 districts in order to improve service delivery. According to the concerned leaders, this will reduce congestion in existing health centers that receive more patients than they can handle.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐲𝐞𝐧𝐣𝐨𝐣𝐨 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟏𝟐𝐲𝐫𝐬, 𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐔𝐠𝐱𝟑𝟎𝐦
📌Two officials from Kyenjonjo district; Adiga Aloyscious and Kalyebi Denis have been convicted and sentenced to 8 and 12 years imprisonment respectively on charges of forgery and uttering false documents. They have also been ordered to pay UGX15M each as compensation to Government.
📌This was after the duo was found guilty by the Chief Magistrates Court, Kyenjonjo of forging appointment letters, posting instructions, and introductory letters purportedly signed by the Principal Human Resource Officer, Ministry of Education and Sports, and the Education Service Commission, to secure jobs as instructors at Nyamango Technical Institute in Kyenjojo district.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐓𝐈: 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐏𝐓𝐀 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐫𝐚 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬
📌Bazil Auta, the Parents, Teachers Association chairman of Awoja Bridge Primary School in Aukot Sub County, Soroti District has been arrested and detained at Awoja police post for extorting money from parents in disguise of PTA fund for development of the school. The illegal operation done on the 3rd November 2022, where Shs180,000 was collected from 8 homes and was not delivered to school.
🇺🇬𝐈𝐆𝐀𝐍𝐆𝐀: 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐧 𝐞𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, 𝐚𝐜𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐭𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌 Yunus Ndiwalana, the Grade One Magistrate in Iganga Municipality in disagreement with the District’s Environmental Officer has acquitted 7 persons earlier arrested for degrading a wetland in Igamba village at the outskirts of Iganga Town. The trial magistrate while acquitting the accused, who had been on court bail, said the suspects had been charged in an old law which doesn’t suit the present time.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭, 𝐓𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐄𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐄𝐏 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝟏𝟐𝟎𝐌𝐖 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭
📌TotalEnergies EP Uganda signed a solar project agreement with the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for the possible deployment of 120 MW of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) technologies. The agreement that was signed on 04th November 2022 at Speke Resort Munyonyo aims at actualizing the collaboration between TotalEnergies EP Uganda and the Ministry, towards ensuring energy security and energy transition in the country.
🇺🇬𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐨𝐠𝐚 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐞𝐭 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐲
📌Leo Mmerewoma, the district community development officer for Kamuli district, attributes Busoga’s tribulations to a poor mindset noting that many adults and young people in Busoga seem to be comfortable with poverty because they fight some eradication interventions like family planning and education for all. Mmerewoma adds that some domestic violence cases happen after men discover that their wives are using birth control methods. “They still pride in having many children even if they cannot look after them,“ he said.
🇺🇬 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐫𝐛𝐢𝐭 𝐛𝐲 𝐍𝐀𝐒𝐀 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐧𝐝
📌Uganda is set to have its first Satellite, the PearlAfrica Sat-1 launched into Space this weekend by US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island in Virginia.
Dr. Monica Musenero, the Minister of Science and Technology applauded the three Ugandan engineers, Edgar Mujuni, Derrick Tebusweke and Bonny Omara who successfully completed working on a 10-cubic meter Satellite named – PearlAfrica Sat-1.
🇺🇬𝐄𝐑𝐀 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞
📌The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has warned that Ugandans found guilty of vandalizing electricity infrastructure may face a fine of $283,764.96 (UGX 1-billion) or a 15-year jail sentence, just five years short of the Ugandan life sentence term of 20 years. This follows the passing of Uganda’s new Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022,
🇺🇬𝐈𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐰𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐡𝐬𝟏.𝟓𝐁 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐕𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐒𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩𝐬
📌A one Namugaya Sophie, 30, a fish monger in Jinja but a resident of Bulubandi village in Iganga district has been charged in the Iganga Magistrates Court after Police arrested her for stealing 1.5b from a number of village saving groups in Iganga Municipality.
The trial magistrate, Ndiwalana Yunus remanded the accused until 15th November when she will be brought back in court for hearing.
🇺🇬𝟏𝟒 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) electoral commission chairperson, Omar Muhammad Wesswa revealed that at least 14 million Muslims are expected to participate in the forthcoming Muslim national elections. He made the remarks while announcing the start of the electoral activities at a media briefing at Old Kampala Mosque in Kampala.
🇺🇬𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚’𝐬 𝐉𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞
📌Harvard University has recognized the work of Uganda’s judiciary for disposing of cases within the required time frame and championing wildlife protection. Gladys Kamasanyu, Chief Magistrate of Standards, Wildlife and Utilities Court at Buganda Road, presented a country report on animal law in Uganda and was also commended by the US university for taking the lead in protecting animals.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐈𝐑𝐎𝐍𝐊𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐒𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐠𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐰𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌According to the District Engineer, government started the construction of Bugitimwa Seed Secondary School worthy Ugx3 billion in Bugitimwa Sub County, Sironko District. The Chief Administrative Officer told the Sub County leaders and School management committee to tightly supervise the construction work to ensure value for money.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐑𝐎: 𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐞 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐥𝐨 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲 𝐫
📌The Kaliro District Commercial Officer (DCO), Mbalumya Fred, said that he supported three PDM SACCOs to convene Annual General Meeting in Nansololo Sub-county. The SACCOs included Nansololo PDM SACCO, Bulike Nansololo PDM SACCO, and Buluya Nansololo PDM SACCO.
📌PDM SACCOs elected executive committees, bank account signatories and received registration certificates. The DCO was supported by officials from Nansololo Sub-county CDO’s office from 2nd to 4th November 2022.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐃𝐀𝐊𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐒𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡, 𝐋𝐲𝐚𝐦𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌The CAO Budaka, Piwang Elly advised Lyama Sub-county leaders and Land Board to lobby for more land from the community for government to construct Nansanga Seed secondary school. This was during a meeting to verify 8.6 acres of land needed to construct the sees school. He explained that the school shall have classroom blocks, a football pitch, staff quarters and a laboratory among others.
🇺🇬𝐘𝐔𝐌𝐁𝐄: 𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐋𝐨𝐛𝐞 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐊𝐞𝐢 𝐒𝐮𝐛 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐬
📌PDM SACCOs and Enterprise groups gathered at Lobe town council hall and elected three committees. The Yumbe District Commercial Officer, Agotre Zubeir Rembe confirmed that he presided the elections. The committees elected include; Substantive executive committee, Vetting committee and Supervision and Audit committee.
🇺🇬𝐎𝐁𝐎𝐍𝐆𝐈: 𝐆𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐬 𝐔𝐠𝐱𝟏 𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭
📌According to the District Engineer Iranya, government in collaboration with Adler Company started a Ugx1 billion clean piped water project in Gimara Sub-county. Project Engineer Adler Company, Sentiza William stated that the project will start from the villages of Delo and Gango in Liwa parish. Gimara Sub-county Chairperson Lomo G said that the project is part of DRDIP program expected to be completed in February 2023.
🇺🇬𝐖𝐄𝐒𝐓𝐍𝐈𝐋𝐄: 𝐋𝐂𝟏 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐨𝐧-𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬
📌The deputy Resident City Commissioner (RCC) in Arua city, Achile Twaibu warned all LC1 Chairpersons in West Nile against recommending non Ugandan citizens to get national identity cards. The West Nile regional police commander, ACP Serunjogi Eddy explained that some criminals are on wanted lists in their home countries and by having Ugandan national Identity card may cause an increase of criminals in the country.
🇺🇬 𝐊𝐀𝐁𝐀𝐋𝐄: 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧-𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐮𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐠𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
📌Dr. Bright Innocent, the Kaharo Health Centre III in-charge was on 2nd November 2022 re-arrested on orders of the Kabale Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Godfrey Nyakahuma over suspected aggravated defilement. It is alleged that on 26th October 2022, Dr Bright injured the 11-years old P.7 pupil, Rinah Kemigisha’s arm using a panga leaving her with deep cuts, as well as threatening to have sex with her.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐀𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈: 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬
📌While at a leadership training that was organized at Kabalega Resort Hotel by the overseer of Pentecostal Churches of Uganda, Bishop Bagonza Charles, who is also the senior pastor at Kabarwana Pentecostal Church of Uganda, the Masindi district councilors led by Goodman Farouk, the councilor for Nyangahya division asked to organize a special prayer to pray for the council to enable it refocus and serve the people. He stated that the current council is composed of people full of rivalry, sexism, intrigue, hypocrisy and lack of clear vision which has caused the endless fights in the district hence affecting service delivery.
🌍𝐄𝐀𝐂 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐍𝐝𝐲𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐲𝐞, 𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐚 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐬 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐑𝐂 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐬
📌The president of Burundi also the current chairperson of the East African Community (EAC), Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye, and the former Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, held talks over the eastern DR Congo crisis today.
🌍𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐥𝐲 𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐄𝐔 𝐌𝐏𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐝𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌The Lawmakers of the East African legislative assembly have passed a motion condemning the European Union parliament for passing a resolution to stop the ongoing East Africa Crude oil Pipeline. Uganda’s representative James Kakooza moved the motion which was unanimously supported by legislators from all the EAC Partner states.
🌍𝐓𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐟 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐟𝐟 𝐚𝐬 𝐄𝐥𝐨𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐤 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐡𝐚𝐮𝐥
📌Twitter sacked half of its 7,500-strong staff on Friday as new owner Elon Musk launched his major overhaul of the troubled company just a week after his blockbuster takeover. About 50 percent of employees were impacted and would be denied access to company computers and email on an immediate basis.