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Church donates relief food to 600 breastfeeding mothers in Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 600 breastfeeding mothers from Napak and Moroto districts have recieved food relief from the US-based e3 Ministry, a Christian organization. Each breastfeeding mother recieved 15kg of maize flour and 10 kilograms of beans on Tuesday. Grace Tebakol, a mother of five and resident of …

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Mayuge district councilor arrested over alleged theft of relief food

Mayuge, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Police in Busoga East on Thursday arrested Isaac Owori, the councilor Imanyiro sub-county, Mayuge district for alleged theft of relief items for victims of a hailstorm along Jagusi islands. His arrest followed the recovery of 2.5 tonnes of posho and empty OPM branded plastic bags …

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Moroto residents get food assistance amidst hunger, lockdown

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Moroto municipality are excited after receiving food relief from the government amidst the nationwide lockdown and crop failure caused by prolonged drought. The area Member of Parliament Francis Adome Lorika delivered the food relief to assist food-insecure households in the municipality. The Office …

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NUP condemns police ban on distribution of food relief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has condemned the police ban on distribution of food to vulnerable people during the lockdown. On Monday, police spokesman Fred Enanga said the distribution is likely to lead to the spread of the coronavirus. He advised all people distributing food to …

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Flood victims in Kasese go without food

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 80 people who were displaced by floods in Kanyangeya parish, Kasese district have spent three weeks without food. The parish is adjacent to River Nyamwamba and hosted brick makers more than 20 years ago before the municipal authority banned the activities and allowed …

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Wakiso RDC rejects food relief, angers LC 1 chairpersons

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso Resident District Commissioner-RDC, Rose Kirabira is under fire from LC 1 chairpersons in Masuuliita town council and Masuuliita sub county for rejecting food relief donated by Eng. Hussein Bukenya. The relief food comprising a truck of bananas and two cows was scheduled for …

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International students seek help to return to their countries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International students want the government and Foreign Affairs Ministries in their home countries to make arrangements to evacuate them from Uganda given the economic hardships they are facing because of the lockdown. The students, some of whom have been in the country for three …

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