The Governments of Uganda and South Sudan signed a Power Sales Agreement (PSA) to boost power trade between the two countries and bring socio-economic development to the border towns of Oraba, Elegu, Kaya and Nimule.
President Yoweri Museveni condemned the misuse of force in the Sudan conflict and called for an immediate ceasefire.
The Uganda-South Sudan first-ever business forum officially commences today as Kampala and Juba look into accelerating trade cooperation.
A dinner was held Monday evening at the Palm Africa Hotel in Juba to welcome the Ugandan delegation.
Uganda and South Sudan are set to hold their first Joint Business Forum running under the theme ‘Enhancing Bilateral Trade and Investment through Industrialisation and Infrastructure Development'.
Former Commander of UPDF Special Forces Maj Gen James Birungi has been appointed Chief of Military Intelligence, replacing Maj Gen Abel Kandiho, the Kampala Post has learnt.
Maj Gen Kandiho has now been posted to South Sudan as a Uganda's special envoy.
South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the authorities have announced.
According to official communication, they will be particularly one hour behind Uganda and other East African countries.
The Senior Presidential Advisor on Special Operations Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has commended the Minister of Works and Transport Gen Edward Katumba Wamala for his leadership both as army commander and minister.
SPLM-IO Chairman of the National Committee for Information and Public Relations, Mabior Garang de Mabior Sunday dismissed social media reports about his resignation from the political movement of the First Vice President Riek Machar.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday night, pushing the virus curve to 281 patients.
In a tweet, the ministry said: "Today, May 27, 2020, 28 new COVID-19 cases confirmed. Total confirmed cases are now 281."
South Sudan’s first vice president, the former rebel leader Riek Machar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office said Monday.