Dairy month celebrated as trade tensions over milk exports persist within EAC

Trade tensions within the East African Community continue to cripple the dairy industry amidst noticeable local growth in milk production, not matched with in-country demand. During his state of the nation address last week, President Museveni highlighted that milk production in Uganda is at 5.3 billion litres with an internal market of 800 million litres,…

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Rwanda Genocide: Kagame says ‘world looked on’ as Tutsis were slaughtered

Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame said the international community “failed all of us”, as the country marked 30 years since the 1994 genocide that killed around 800,000 people. Kagame was addressing dignitaries and world leaders who had gathered in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, to commemorate the bloodshed. “Rwanda was completely humbled by the magnitude of our loss,”…

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EAC military CEOS meet in Kampala over shared defence facilities

The chief executive officers of military industries from the East African Community have met in Kampala to  consider the progress of operationalization of the defence facilities that are jointly utilised. They also reviewed the status of implementation of previous decisions and directives of the sectoral council on cooperation in defence. Speaking at the opening of…

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