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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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KACITA mobilises arcade operators to reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Association-KACITA has mobilized traders in arcades to reopen their shops on Tuesday in protest against continued closure by government. “All traders operating your business in arcades come and open your shops tomorrow on 14th July 2020 as we follow directives of …

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KCCA issues guidelines for reopening of arcades

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has issued guidelines to arcade owners before the business centres can be reopened. The arcades were among the places closed during the lockdown in March as a measure to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The guidelines issued …

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Stella Nyanzi arrested for inciting traders to demonstrate in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kampala is holding Makerere University Researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi over staging an illegal demonstration. Nyanzi was picked near Nakasero market where together with two others had gone to mobilize arcade traders to protest the continued lockdown on their businesses. Nyanzi, who …

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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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KCCA to compel arcades to hire surveillance officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As government moves to relax the Covid-19 lockdown, Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) is issuing new safety guidelines for people working in the city center. Dr. Daniel Okello, the Ag. Director Public Health and Environment at KCCA says they are already engaging owners of …

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