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Security forcefully evicts defiant roadside vendors in Arua

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Chaos nearly erupted in Arua main market on Tuesday when a combined team of Police, UPDF and Arua municipal officials forcefully evicted roadside vendors along Arua-Nebbi road and the makeshift market. More than 200 vendors have been selling items along Arua-Nebbi road and the main …

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COVID-19 pandemic exposes church fraudsters- Pastor Male

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Pastor Moses Solomon Male, the head of Arising for Christ Ministries and outspoken critic of the prosperity gospel in Pentecostal churches is chest thumping; saying the Covid19 pandemic has exposed all fraudsters who have been preaching “the gospel of extortion”. Male, who is living a …

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Chinese firms donate UGX 98M to Nakaseke for COVID19 fight

Nakaseke, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Nakaseke district has received a boost of Shillings 98 million from Chinese firms in Kapeeka Town council to finance the activities of the Corona Virus Task Force. The money was handed over to Nakaseke district by General Salim Saleh, the Chairperson of the 16 Chinese …

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COVID-19: IMC clinics to close during curfew hours

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The International Medical Center-IMC has decided to stop night operations because of the curfew announced by president, Yoweri Museveni. In a message to its clients issued on Tuesday IMC said, “due to the COVID19 situation in the country  and the presidential directive, IMC  has decided …

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COVID-19: Full list of RDCS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni on Monday announced new lock-down measures that include a ban on private cars and boda bodas, to help halt the COVID-19 pandemic. With restricted movement allowed, and only outside the curfew time of 9pm to 5am, Resident District Commissioners (RDC) will …

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COVID-19: Iganga baby transferred to Mulago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An eight-month-old-baby, one of Uganda’s 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19, has been transferred to Mulago Hospital. Ministry of Health in a statement today confirmed the baby is in stable condition, and was transferred together with its parents. MOH also confirmed than none of the …

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Pastor, followers arrested for defying presidential directive on gatherings

Kamwenge, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kamwenge Police are holding members of Kamwenge Life Pentecostal Church led by Pastor Augustine Byaruhanga for defying the presidential directive against public gatherings. He was picked up together with Eliab Ampumuza, Scolah Kyomukama, Enid Kyomugisha while other members are still at large. The group was …

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