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Demand for ginger, lemons doubles in Gulu and Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The demand for ginger and lemon has doubled within the different markets in Gulu city and Kampala. With the belief by residents that lemons boost their immunity against the coronavirus (COVID-19), more people are now including lemons on their groceries shopping list. Unlike before, in …

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Boda Boda man lynched for stabbing Police Officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Boda Boda cyclist in Katwe has been lynched for allegedly stabbing a police officer. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening. …

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COVID-19: Bus fares hiked as many leave Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Long-distance bus fares have doubled as people flock the bus stations to travel upcountry. This follows the Sunday night announcement by President Yoweri Museveni, of new COVID-19 containment measures. The president said passenger transport between or through districts would be banned starting June 10 – …

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Do not frustrate our efforts to transform the city – Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago is skeptical that President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni shall respect elected leaders in Kampala and not frustrate their efforts to transform the city simply because they subscribe to opposition political parties. Lukwago was giving his inaugural speech after taking over office …

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Towards a better Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs, Benna Namugwanya, presented the achievements KCCA registered between 2016 and 2021 during the NRM Manifesto Week at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala. The Manifesto week aims at accounting to Ugandans in …

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NDA confiscates drugs worth 200 million during operations in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) enforcement team has today ended their operation by confiscating drugs worth Shs 200 million in Kampala and Wakiso which are not worth being on the market. Dr. Muhammad Lukwago who heads NDA’s central region operations says among the drugs confiscated is …

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