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URA raises red flag on smuggling at Elegu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority – URA has raised a red flag against smuggling of goods in Elegu, the porous Uganda-South Sudan border. Elegu is one of Uganda’s five high volume border entry points after Mutukula (Uganda – Tanzania), Malaba and Busia (Uganda-Kenya) and Mirama Hills at …

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Elegu Floods: Over 1,000 now sleeping in URA warehouse

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 1,000 residents of Elegu Town Council at the Uganda South Sudan Border in Amuru district have taken refuge at the Uganda Revenue Authority warehouse following recurrent flash floods. On Sunday night the residents, consisting of children, women, male and elderly persons deserted their …

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Amuru leaders demand mandatory COVID-19 tests

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders have asked the government to consider mandatory COVID-19 testing of all area residents following an increase in community infections among residents of Elegu township in Atiak sub county. The cases are expected to have been people who made contacts with truck …

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Amuru leaders demand for a health centre III in Elegu

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are demanding for a health centre III in Elegu town council at the one stop border point. An estimated 10,000 people who are residents in Elegu depend on Biabia health III which is 11 kilometres away or Atiak health cente IV …

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Sex workers turn cargo trucks into lodges in Elegu

Elegu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cargo trucks that have formed lengthy queues in Elegu town council, Amuru district are facilitating illicit commercial sex trade in the area. As a safeguard to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, all lodges in Elegu town were closed in …

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Elegu gets mobile laboratory to accelerate testing of truck drivers

    Elegu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elegu One-Stop border post in Amuru district has been allocated one mobile laboratory to accelerate testing of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among truck drivers. The lab is expected to be equipped with modern technology for testing and diagnosing most pathogens in addition to providing …

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UGANDA: 21 new COVID-19 cases

UPDATE UGANDA 🔸 21 new cases (truck drivers) ✳ 248 Confirmed cases ✳ 63 Recoveries ✳ 0 deaths Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Another 21 truck drivers have tested positive for coronavirus disease COVID-19 according to results released by the health ministry this morning. This brings the number of confirmed cases to 248. …

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