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KCCA to engage arcade owners as 120 are ordered to close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Kabuye Kyofatogabye has said that the leadership of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the Ministry are set to meet arcade owners who have failed to fulfill requirements for reopening. Kyofatogabye was today speaking at the Uganda Media …

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Covid-19 directives: KCCA shuts non compliant arcades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has started sealing off all arcades that have failed to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs meant to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 30th, while lifting the 42 days lockdown, President Yoweri Museveni allowed city arcades to resume operations under …

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SOPs: Over 70 arcades in Kampala to remain closed

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has asked over 70 arcades in Kampala to remain closed until they fulfill Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. While lifting the 42 days lockdown that was instituted to contain the second wave of COVID-19,  President …

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Kampala traders stuck as landlords demand rent arrears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A number of traders have been blocked from accessing shops in arcades around Kampala as landlords demand rent arrears. Many of the traders were locked out of the buildings in June when President Yoweri Museveni announced a 42-day lockdown to help the country deal with …

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Inspection of arcades in Kampala city underway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has started inspecting arcades in Kampala Capital City to ensure that they adhere to the Covid-19 standard operating procedures. The inspection exercise is being conducted by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA in partnership with security personnel from the Kampala Metropolitan Area. Following the easing …

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Traders in Jinja city protest closure of shops

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traders in Jinja city have protested the move by security personnel to temporarily close shops and arcades. Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite Friday’s presidential directive to temporarily close …

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City arcades, shopping malls ignore COVID-19 SOPs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Arcades and shopping malls in the Kampala Central Business have abandoned the Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs put in place by the government to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In July, while reopening arcades and shopping malls following three months of closure, president, Yoweri …

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