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East African military experts, commanders meet in Uganda

B Tom Mugisha, tom.mugisha@alleastafrica.com KAMPALA - Military and defence experts from East African Community member states are on Monday meeting in Uganda to discuss regional security. A statement issued by the Ugandan army on Sunday says...

Rwanda sends troops to Sudan for training exercise

KIGALI - Rwanda has sent at least 95-strong delegation of soldiers, police and civilian to Sudan for a two-week regional Field Training Exercise under East African Standby Force. According to the New Times, the military...

Burundi-Uganda bound road passengers can now use shorter Rwanda route

BUJUMBURA -Passengers travelling to and from Uganda will have a less tiring journey because the distance will be four shorter starting December after Bujumbura-Kigali-Kampala reopens. Bus operating companies had stopped using Kampala-Kigali-Bujumbura route since 2015...

Kenya supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta’s win, demerits petitions

NAIROBI - The Supreme Court of Kenya has today delivered their verdict on case filed by former Kilome MP Harun Mwai and two other Kenyans. After two days of retiring to deliberate on the issues...

Kenya president warns opposition leader over chaos

NAIROBI - Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has earned the opposition leader Raila Odinga to stop demonstrations that have rocked the country in recent weeks. Kenyatta, who was speaking at the burial service of Nyeri Governor ...

Kagame gives medals to friends of Rwanda

KIGALI - President Paul Kagame on Saturday awarded he Igihango National Order of Outstanding Friendship medals to nine people for their “good work and friendship” to Rwanda. According to New Times, the nine new members...

47 percent of Ugandans were robbed last year-report

By Tom Mugisha, tom.mugisha@alleastafrica.com KAMPALA - A report released by a research firm show almost half of Ugandans were robbed last year, indicating a growing crime rate in the country. The growing crime rate is now...

South Sudan rebels deny replacing Machar

JUBA- South Sudan armed opposition has denied reports that the rebel movement was moving to replace its leader Riek Machar. A statement issued by Mabior Garang, the information Minister of Sudan People’s Liberation Army –In...

Kenya name Paul Put as new coach of Harambee Stars

NAIROBI - Kenya's Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of Belgian Paul Put as the national team's new head coach. Put, 61, has signed a two-year deal to coach the Harambee Stars. He replaces Stanley Okumbi...

Somalia inquiry blames ‘incorrect’ info for rebel leader’s extradition to Ethiopia

The rendition of the leader of the Somali-ethnic rebel group fighting the Ethiopian government late August had sparked  a massive outrage across Somalia and beyond. By Judy Maina, judy.maina@alleastafrica.com NAIROBI - Months-long investigation into the extradition...