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EBOLA: Museveni outlines progress, extends lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has acknowledged the progress achieved in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease but extended the lockdown in Mubende and Kassanda districts by 21 days. The lockdown restricts movements in and out, as a measure to prevent the spread of the disease. Museveni …

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HOLIDAYS: Gov’t transports learners from districts under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 learners from schools in Mubende district were on Tuesday transported to their respective homes. Last week, the government announced a plan to transport learners to and from Mubende and Kassanda, for holidays when the term closes. Mubende and Kassanda districts are under …

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KAMPALA: Medics urge lockdown to curb Ebola spread

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lack of vigilance towards halting the spread of Ebola has persisted in the central business district of Kampala, despite the 15 confirmed cases, and this has prompted medical personnel to propose a lockdown of the city. On Tuesday, doctors under the Uganda Medical Association proposed …

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EBOLA: Mubende, Kassanda districts placed under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has suspended movement to and from Mubende and Kassanda districts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. The lockdown will last 21 days. In his address to the nation on Saturday evening, Museveni said there will be no movement from anywhere …

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Lockdown, mobile phones misuse fuel rampant road crashes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The traffic police have cited the Covid-19 lockdown and distractions like speaking on phones as major causes of the rampant road crashes. Traffic police spokesperson Faridah Nampiima, said their investigations into the recent tyre bursts have established that the bursting tyres are mostly on those vehicles …

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UK PM to be probed over “Partygate”

London, UK | Xinhua | British lawmakers on Thursday approved an investigation into Prime Minister Boris Johnson over claims he misled the parliament about rules-busting parties in Downing Street during lockdown, casting further doubts on his political future. A Labour-led motion called for the Committee of Privileges to examine allegations that …

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UK PM to be fined over COVID-19 lockdown-breaking parties

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will be fined by the police for attending parties during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown, the Downing Street confirmed on Tuesday. Johnson and Sunak “have today received notification that the Metropolitan Police (Met) intend to …

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Police stuck with 5,000 impounded motorcycles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police is stuck with 5,015 motorcycles impounded over criminality, violation of road safety and traffic regulations during the lockdown. Police have urged the public, especially those whose motorcycles were impounded during lockdown to pick them up with documents or prepare answers to the …

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