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Medical teams deployed at factories to test truck drivers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kasese district COVID-19 task force has resolved to deploy medical teams in factories to test truck drivers for coronavirus. The tests will be carried out on national and international drivers that ply between Kasese and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. Some of the factories …

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Mother selling roasted rat meat to sustain family in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 31-year-old woman has resorted to selling rat meat as a way of making ends meet two weeks after the president announced a lockdown that affected her retail shop in Kasese district. The woman identified as Annie Bembe, a national of the Democratic Republic of …

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Congolese businessmen sneaking into Uganda through West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several businessmen from the Democratic Republic of Congo are still sneaking into Uganda through the ungazetted entry points in the West Nile region. According to health and security personnel, the entry of individuals from another country poses a great risk of spreading coronavirus disease COVID-19 …

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Chinese escape quarantine, arrested close to DRC border

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight Chinese who had escaped from quarantine in Entebbe Friday, have been arrested in Goli Zombo, enroute to DRC. The Chinese, and their Ugandan collaborators, are expected to be charged in Arua High Court on Monday, a day after Uganda halted accepting any more …

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