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MPs task gov’t on opening remaining sectors of economy

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want some sectors of the economy still under lock down to re-open.  They argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.     Ever since the economy was locked in March 2020, some …

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Social distancing key for 2020 Rotary Cancer Run

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | The organisers of the annual Rotary Cancer Run have announced it will be held virtually in line with measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. In a statement dated August 04, the organisers said that runners will participate at home while watching …

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MPs task gov’t on opening remaining sectors of economy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want some sectors of the economy still under lockdown to re-open. They argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines. Ever since the economy was locked in March 2020, some sectors …

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Business confidence surges after ease in lockdown restrictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Confidence in the country’s business activities surged in July with business owners experiencing more demand for their goods after the country lifted much of the coronavirus restrictions, a survey has said. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) published monthly by Stanbic bank recorded a 50.3 …

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Herd immunity to stop COVID-19?

Some scientists say once enough people get Covid-19, it will stop spreading on its own. But the costs could be devastating | ANTONIO REGALADO | There are basically three ways to stop the Covid-19 disease for good. One involves extraordinary restrictions on free movement and assembly, as well as aggressive …

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