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Moroto municipality declares curfew to curb insecurity

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moroto municipal authorities have announced a nighttime curfew until further notice to curb insecurity caused by armed cattle rustlers. Moroto Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Justin Tuko announced the decision on Thursday, saying the curfew will run between 8pm and 5am mostly in camp Swahili, Kambizi …

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Boda boda riders call for extension of curfew hours

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda riders in Bundibugyo town are demanding an extension of the nighttime curfew hours. While announcing the full reopening of the economy on December 31, 2021, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni said boda bodas would continue operating between 5am and 7pm because criminal elements use …

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Government urged to remove curfew for boda bodas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | E-Trade Association, an umbrella organization that converges companies and organizations that use the power of the internet to create jobs in Uganda is urging the government to ease COVID-19 restrictions on boda bodas and allow them to operate beyond 7pm. The association says the move …

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Police impound eight buses in Kamdini for violating curfew

Oyam, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of travelers en route Northern Uganda were stranded last night when police impounded eight buses at Kamdini checkpoint in Kamdini town council, Oyam district for violating the nighttime curfew. The affected buses include Eastern Nile Coach registration number UAK 206G, Friendship Bus KCF 702G, …

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Besigye calls for an end to the dusk-to-dawn curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Kizza Besigye, the national chairperson of the People’s Front for Transition-PFT, a loose opposition grouping opposed to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s rule has said as the country enters the New Year 2022, the dusk to dawn curfew instituted in 2020 as a means to …

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Police to intensify security operations ahead of festivities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reckless drivers and motorcyclists, as well as pedestrians violating curfew time, should prepare to spend the festive season in custody, police have warned. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga noted that as Christmas and New Year’s day festivities draw nearer, police have intensified operations against drivers violating …

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Two shot in enforcement of curfew in Wobulenzi

Wobulenzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been shot by Policemen during enforcement of the night curfew in Wobulenzi town council, Luwero district. The injured have been identified as Ivan Ssepuuya aged 25 years a resident of Kigulu zone and Beatrice Nakitende aged 17, a resident of Kikoma …

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Kenyatta lifts nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has lifted the country’s nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew immediately. “I hereby order that the nationwide dusk to dawn curfew that has been in effect from March 27, 2020, be and is hereby vacated with immediate effect,” he said, however warning that Kenyans …

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