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Ugandans with Old Passports are left with 6 months to renew travel documents

Ugandans with old passports are left with less than six months to be able to renew their travel documents or else they will not be able to fly or travel out of the country , the Ministry of Internal Affairs has said. Following the introduction of the new East African E-passport, Government of Uganda has mulled plans to have the old machine-readable passports phased out for the new ones.

Annual Performance Review

Earlier on today the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister Hon. Rebecca Kadaga attended the annual performance review for the financial year 2020/2021. the review is meant to provide an assessment of the whole through reviewing progress across all sectors, against key performance measures between 1st July 2020- 30th June 2021.  

Burundi President Évariste Ndayishimiye roots for regional Unity

The Secretary General of the East African Community, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki, together with the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martin Ngoga, and the Judge President of the East African Court of Justice, Justice Nestor Kayobera paid a courtesy call on the President of of Burundi, His Excellency Évariste Ndayishimiye, at the Presidential Palace, in Gitega, Burundi on Saturday.  During the visit, the Secretary General expressed his gratitude to the President and other members of the EAC Summit...

EAC Secretary General urges EAHRC to provide innovative healthcare solutions for the region

The East African Community Secretary General, Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki has urged the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) to provide the people of East Africa with innovative solutions to the various challenges facing the health sector in the region and in particular a joint regional response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Secretary General commended the work done thus far by the Commission in improving the health and wellbeing of East Africans through health research and findings, as well as technological...