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Former LRA abductees reap from making face masks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in Northern Uganda are reaping big through the making of face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19. Up to 35 former child soldiers who attained vocational training in fashion design and garment technology have been contracted by …

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Ugandan MPs to be screened for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will screen MPs for the coronavirus disease-COVID-19. The exercise will start tomorrow Thursday, July 15. The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which …

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Child mothers in Luweero abandoned during lockdown

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 28 teenage girls in Luweero district are stranded with children and pregnancies after they were neglected by men during the COVID-19 lockdown. The girls aged between 14-17 years are from sub-counties of Kamira, Bamunanika, Wobulenzi, Luweero and Makulubita. Seven are stuck with …

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Government to reopen 48 arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 50 arcades have so far adapted to the standard operating procedures set by the government as a precondition for their reopening. The government had maintained lockdown restrictions on arcades because of  difficulty to avoid close contact between people in the wake of …

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