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More than half of small businesses may close -KACITA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) has expressed fear that as many as 54% of the small scale businesses that operated in Kampala and surrounding areas may close due to the impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Hope Katwiine, the vice-chairperson of KACITA, an umbrella …

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Human rights activists, lawyers want LDU disbanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights lawyers under the Legal Aid Service Providers Network-LASPNET have called for the immediate disbandment of the Local Defense Unit-LDU, which they have branded unruly. The activists made the call at a media briefing at Piato restaurant in Kampala on Thursday. They argued …

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Education institutions caution gov’t on suspension of operational funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of several tertiary institutions have asked the government to reconsider its move to suspend operational funding to all learning institutions. Recently, the Ministry of Finance noted that funding for educational institutions except the wage bill, would only be available when the government reopens …

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Child mothers in Luweero abandoned during lockdown

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 28 teenage girls in Luweero district are stranded with children and pregnancies after they were neglected by men during the COVID-19 lockdown. The girls aged between 14-17 years are from sub-counties of Kamira, Bamunanika, Wobulenzi, Luweero and Makulubita. Seven are stuck with …

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Ministry of Agriculture lifts livestock quarantine in Sembabule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries has lifted the ban on the sale of animals and their products in the district. In 2019, the Agricultural, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Ministry imposed a ban on the sale livestock to contain the highly contagious …

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Government to reopen 48 arcades in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Close to 50 arcades have so far adapted to the standard operating procedures set by the government as a precondition for their reopening. The government had maintained lockdown restrictions on arcades because of  difficulty to avoid close contact between people in the wake of …

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KACITA mobilises arcade operators to reopen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Traders Association-KACITA has mobilized traders in arcades to reopen their shops on Tuesday in protest against continued closure by government. “All traders operating your business in arcades come and open your shops tomorrow on 14th July 2020 as we follow directives of …

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