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Entebbe residents irked by selective distribution of relief items

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of residents in Entebbe Municipality is frustrated about the selective distribution of relief items from well-wishers. Well-wishers mainly politicians, business people and residents have since donated relief items to residents following delays by the government to distribute relief food. According to Entebbe …

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Parliament approves 15 new cities for Uganda

Effective 1st July 2020 ✔Arua City ✔Gulu City ✔Jinja City ✔Mbarara City ✔Fort Portal City ✔Mbale City ✔Masaka City July 1, 2021 ☑Hoima City July 1, 2022 ☑Entebbe and Lira Cities July 1, 2023 ☑ Moroto, Nakasongola, Soroti, Kabale and Wakiso Cities SOURCE: PWATCH UG Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT …

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Uganda discharges former COVID-19 patients

DR HENRY MWEBESA: The patients we discharged were on hydroxychloroquine and erythromycin. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Miniser Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has today discharged three patients who were positive for COVID-19. The three, handed certificates indicating good health, were one of 53 of Uganda’s confirmed cases of corona-virus …

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Entebbe residents unhappy over one day travel permits

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross section of residents of Entebbe Municipality are unhappy with the new directive requiring the Residential District Commissioners and their deputies to issue travel permits for only a day. The Minister for the Presidency, Esther Mbayo told RDCs and Deputy RDCs on Monday …

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Americans plan evacuation flight out of Entebbe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US. Embassy is liaising with the Ugandan government to allow a plane to land at and depart with its citizens from Entebbe International Airport in the next one week. The US embassy confirmed in a statement that they are working with a private airline …

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Uganda confirms first COVID-19 case

▶ Timeline of Uganda response to #COVID19 #CoronaVirus ✳ Jan 20 – Screening starts of all passengers arriving at Entebbe Airport ✳ Jan 30 – The WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency ✳ Jan 31 – Ministry of Health officials meet Chinese Amb Zheng Zhu Qiang ✳ Feb …

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Gov’t explains $100 self quarantine at Entebbe Central Inn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have today tasked the Ministry of Health to explain why people coming into Uganda are forced to pay 100 US Dollars for quarantine per night at Entebbe Central Inn. Several people including Ugandans have complained that Government was taking them to Entebbe …

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Entebbe police struggling to arrest ‘Swagg Attackers’ gang

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Entebbe is struggling to arrest youths under a peer group “swag attackers” which had been listed as one of those terrorizing residents of Nakiwogo, Lugonjo, and Kitooro in Entebbe Division A. The swag attackers are reportedly responsible for an attack that claimed …

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