LRA Seizes More Undeclared Cars

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced the confiscation of four additional vehicles and a motorbike allegedly smuggled into the country in two 40ft pre-shipment inspection (PSI) containers belonging to two separate consignees. The…

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced the confiscation of four additional vehicles and a motorbike allegedly smuggled into the country in two 40ft pre-shipment inspection (PSI) containers belonging to two separate consignees. The containers were shipped from Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States of America. According to a press release, the vehicles and motor bike along with other goods were discovered on containers marked "MRKU2010634" and "MSKU 86465423" with tampered seal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Could National Dialogue Lead to Change of Guard in Uganda?

[East African] Behind the debate over whether Article 102(b) of Uganda’s Constitution should be amended to allow President Yoweri Museveni to seek another term — after he turns 75 ahead of the 2021 elections — efforts to push for national dialogue ar…

[East African] Behind the debate over whether Article 102(b) of Uganda's Constitution should be amended to allow President Yoweri Museveni to seek another term -- after he turns 75 ahead of the 2021 elections -- efforts to push for national dialogue are taking shape.

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Rwanda, Uganda Police Chiefs Flag Off First Ever EAPCCO Games

[New Times] The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana, together with his Ugandan Counterpart, Gen Kale Kayihura, yesterday flagged off the first ever Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) games which are taking pl…

[New Times] The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana, together with his Ugandan Counterpart, Gen Kale Kayihura, yesterday flagged off the first ever Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (EAPCCO) games which are taking place at Uganda Christian University (UCU) sports grounds in Mukono and Kigo range grounds, Uganda.

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Uganda Poultry Ban Lifted, but Some Restrictions Remain

[East African] Kenya plans to institute tough measures on imports of poultry products from Uganda even as it lifted restrictions imposed in January following an outbreak of bird flu.

[East African] Kenya plans to institute tough measures on imports of poultry products from Uganda even as it lifted restrictions imposed in January following an outbreak of bird flu.

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President Orders Use of Sniffer Dogs to Track VIPs at Airport

[Observer] President Museveni, keen to stop the rampant illegal drugs and ivory trafficking through Entebbe International airport, has directed that all travellers’ luggage should be checked by sniffer dogs.

[Observer] President Museveni, keen to stop the rampant illegal drugs and ivory trafficking through Entebbe International airport, has directed that all travellers' luggage should be checked by sniffer dogs.

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IGG Stops Shs 20bn Payment to Minerals Minister Lokeris’ Sons

[Observer] The inspector general of government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja, has written to the secretary to the Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi, halting the payment of billions of shillings to Welt Engineering Ltd, a company owned by sons of Peter Lokeris, the …

[Observer] The inspector general of government (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja, has written to the secretary to the Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi, halting the payment of billions of shillings to Welt Engineering Ltd, a company owned by sons of Peter Lokeris, the minister of state for Minerals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security – NRM’s Top Challenge in First Year of Museveni’s 5th Term

[Observer] A recent spate of killings of about 17 women in Nansana and Entebbe in Wakiso district was among the defining incidents singled out by opposition politicians at the launch of an independent assessment report of NRM government’s performance t…

[Observer] A recent spate of killings of about 17 women in Nansana and Entebbe in Wakiso district was among the defining incidents singled out by opposition politicians at the launch of an independent assessment report of NRM government's performance this far, to highlight a breakdown in the country's security.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda