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Kenya reopens churches, limits worship to only 100 people

Nairobi, Kenya | PROSSY NANSUBUGA |  President Uhuru Kenyatta has reopened churches and other places of worship in the country with a maximum of 100 people. This was during a nation address at the Harambee House on Monday 6, July 2020. According to Uhuru, churches are open for congregational and individual …

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Matooke prices crash, Ankole farmers frustrated

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A drastic decline in prices of Matooke has frustrated farmers from parts of Ankole, one of the biggest producers of Matooke both a cash and food crop. Matooke production has over the years transformed livelihoods across the region, with more people depending on the food …

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Police deny LDUs killed Makerere University student at campus

Friends say Makerere student was respectful, humble preacher Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have denied reports that Local Defence Units (LDUs) clobbered a Makerere University student to death last week as they enforced the ongoing curfew. Police told URN that according to their information, Emmanuel Tegu, a third year …

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Communities, neighborhoods start praying at homes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Christians have resorted to small prayer groups following the nationwide closure of churches because of the Covid19 pandemic. Prayers houses have remained under lock and key since March 18th when President, Yoweri Museveni banned congregational prayers and all forms of social gatherings to contain …

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Tororo flood victims urged to go home – three months later

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Floods victims in Tororo district are living under deplorable conditions. The affected people from over 200 households were displaced by floods triggered by heavy rains that pounded Tororo district in March this year and pitched camp at Fungwe primary school where they have spent …

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Museveni commissions seven more factories in Namanve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned operations of seven small to medium manufacturing and assembly plants in Namanve Industrial Park. The factories are already providing over 2000 jobs to Ugandans and manufacture a wide range of Products from radios, TV’s, refrigerators to sanitary wear and …

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Police detain 14 in William Street Mosque operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 14 people were arrested in a joint security operation during the takeover of Noor Mosque by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC at William Street in Kampala Central Division on Sunday morning. The operation comprised officers from the Field Force Unit-FFU, Crime Intelligence –CI, …

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