The countries were charging $50 for a single entry visa for ordinary citizens. All the East African Communities countries do not require visas for, nor charge citizens of member countries for visa fees.
Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
According to Okema, the trucks were cleared for safe travel to, a day after they called off their strike to protest attacks by gunmen in South Sudan. The latest attack took place along the Yei-Juba route where 8 Ugandan truck drivers were killed.
Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the public relations officer Ministry of health says they expanded the space at the hospital because Elegu border post had registered an increase in the number of truck drivers being diagnosed with COVID-19.
Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
John Chol Malou, aged 42, a police officer attached to Nimule Police Station in South Sudan was arrested with two others identified as Denise Ocan aged 38 and other unidentified South Sudan Army Officer.
Ian Rumanyika, the Assistant Commissioner Public and Cooperate Affairs in the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, says they found bundles of papers in size of a dollar and some liquid among other things.
While presiding over the 2020 Cultural gala at the Jinja based Senior Command and Staff College-SCSC over the weekend, Mbadi said that all cultures have some similarities, adding that people ought to seek what unites them to ensure sustainable unity.
Some of the porous border points with heightened security include Ngomoromo in Lokung Sub county and Apiritii in Madi Opei Sub County in Lamwo district, Orom Sub County in Kitgum, Elegu in Amuru and Paimol Sub-County in Agago.
The traders comprising of 40 women and 20 men operating under Kiyindi Women Fish Processors Association say that Rwanda offered the biggest market for silver fish from Kiyindi landing site, prior to the border closure.
On Wednesday, transport was paralyzed for several hours when more than 60 vehicles transporting passengers and merchandises got stuck on the road between Attiak Sub County and Alia in Pakele Town Council due to numerous pot holes, mud and poor drainage resulting from heavy rains in the recent weeks.
According to Patrick Bamukunda Batukura, the Assistant Chief Commissioner in charge of Training at the Uganda Scouts Association –USA, the winning teams will be taken through training to ensure they win at regional level as well.
Fr. Guma, who led the first Mass in Lugbara animated by Boda boda riders in Arua town at Christ the King parish on Sunday noted that several Boda boda riders continue losing their lives to thugs who make off with their bikes and money.
Local leaders say the suspected militiamen raided the fertile strip of land in areas of Adodi hills bordering Lokung and Palabek Kal Sub-county, Pucwata, Akweyo and Arambel streams in Licwar Parish that border volatile South Sudan.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.
The committee has in recent weeks been reviewing a payment of USD 41 million (152 billion Shillings) advanced to 10 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services to South Sudan between 2008 and 2013 when war broke out.