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Minister Kyambadde, musician Hilderman nominated for Mawokota north

Mpigi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Trade and Industry Minister, Amelia Kyambadde together with  musician Hillary Kiyaga ‘Dr. Hilderman’ and two others have today been  nominated to contest for Mawokota North Constituency MP seat in Mpigi district. Kyambadde who was elected unopposed to hold the NRM flag …

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NRM has no manifesto to be corrupt – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has said her party the National Resistance Movement – NRM has no manifesto to be corrupt.  Speaking to reporters at the NRM party headquarters on Kyadondo Road shortly after her nomination to contest for the first national vice chairperson …

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Over 58 arcades to remain closed- Minister Kyambadde

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 58 arcades will remain closed indefinitely for failure to cooperate with the Covid-19 inspection task force that was instituted by President Yoweri Museveni to assess their compliance with the standing operating procedures. Addressing journalists at the government owned media center on Wednesday, the …

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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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Police thwarts traders attempts to reopen arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have fired teargas and live bullets to disperse hundreds of traders in downtown Kampala who had reopened shops this morning, despite their continued closure by the government.   Arcades have remained closed since March 2020, when the government first announced a lockdown to contain the …

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Trade Minister explains difference between malls and arcades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ever since the presidential order on lifting the lockdown of businesses operating in malls while keeping those in arcades shut, there has been a sustained debate on both main stream and social media platforms of the difference between the two. People have used nature …

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UNDP, Jumia partner to link market vendors with consumers online

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new e-commerce platform has been launched to boost online trading in markers amid restrictions on movement and social distancing guidelines instituted as part of the measures to curtail transmission of coronavirus disease. The platform, a brainchild of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) …

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Trade Minister clarifies on businesses allowed to reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde has come out to clarify on some of the presidential directives issued. Addressing the nation on Tuesday, President Museveni allowed food markets, wholesale, hardware shops, metal works, woodworks, warehouses, insurance providers, 30 lawyers to be …

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Arcades, shops not in markets can stay open – Trade Minister

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde has said shops, arcades, supermarkets, boutiques, and salons are expected to remain open with people able to walk in and order whatever goods they want. This comes after a misconception that these were also among those ordered to cease operations …

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