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Unvaccinated MV Kalangala staff will risk their jobs

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner Njuki Mbabali has advised all staff and operators of public transport services including those of MV Kalangala to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for …

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Mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport set to start

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has  launched the commencement of $30 per person mandatory testing by government for COVID-19 for all incoming passengers at Entebbe International Airport. Since May, private laboratories have been testing un-vaccinated passengers from ten high risk countries such as Kenya, South …

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Tonkosa anti sexual harassment campaign launched

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Activists and local leaders in Entebbe Municipality have launched a campaign against sexual harassment. The campaign, Tonkosa, which means ‘Don’t hurt me’, aims at helping under-aged girls to fight against sexual harassment. In 2020, the Ministry of Education registered more than 100,000 cases of teenage …

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Entebbe residents shun LDU recruitment exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Entebbe municipality and surrounding areas of Kajjansi and Katabi have generally shunned the latest recruitment exercise for Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel. According to Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF expects to recruit 2,000 LDU personnel in …

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Thousands turn up for free NMS Yellow Fever vaccination

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of people turned up at the Mayor’s Gardens in Entebbe for a free yellow fever vaccination exercise organized by National Medical Stores-NMS. It started on Thursday and will end on Monday. On Saturday, it was a hustle, and survival for the fittest as people …

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Umeme to install another substation in Entebbe

The substation will solve load, demand and power reliability challenges faced by Entebbe township Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power distributor Umeme plans to install an additional substation in Entebbe municipality by December this year. This stems from the growing demand for power in the municipality and the need to provide …

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