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Liverpool confirm Thiago positive for Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for the coronavirus. Thiago joined Liverpool from Bayern Munich earlier in September and although he made his debut against Chelsea eight days ago, he missed Monday night’s 3-1 win at home to …

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NSSF hit by COVID-19

The pandemic has eroded return on contributor’s savings Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s pension firm, National Social Security Fund, will pay low interest rates on contributor’s savings due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic. NSSF Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba, flanked by his deputy, Patrick Ayota, said on Sep.24 …

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Airlines ready to fly out of Entebbe Airport

Airlines in all regions are expected to record negative operating income in 2020 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coronavirus pandemic nearly brought the aviation industry on its knees, with thousands of flights banned in many countries around the world, but it is picking up again. Several airlines including, Uganda …

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Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek infected with COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   The Polish Football Association (PZPN) announced Saturday evening that the national team coach Jerzy Brzeczek had tested positive for coronavirus. “The coach has a fever, there are no other symptoms of the infection. Jerzy Brzeczek will be tested for coronavirus every two days and if …

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Churches ask faithful to book before attending service on Sunday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Faithful willing to attend mass and services in the Catholic and Anglican churches will have to book and register with the Church administrators as one the measures to control numbers as churches reopen their doors. The development comes after President Yoweri Museveni eased restrictions …

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Telecom firms quarterly revenues cross Shs1tn mark

But there was an increase in expenses on input and wholesale services, salaries and taxes Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s telecom sector has posted the highest total quarterly revenues on record, crossing the Shs1 trillion mark amidst the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Uganda Communications Commission …

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