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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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DPC, MPs clash over Arua city’s trans night discos under curfew

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Arua District Police Commander and Members of Parliament on Covid-19 committee clashed over operation of night discos in Arua city in total disregard of the presidential directive and Ministry of Health guidelines. The MPs who are on a fact finding mission on management of …

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Tourists hail Uganda for keeping tourism sector open

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tourists are hailing Uganda for keeping the tourism sector open despite imposing the second nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. While announcing the lockdown in June this year, President Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of schools and suspended inter-district travels to contain the …

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Lockdown: Companies, NGOs terminate services of private guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Private Security Organisations-PSOs are crying foul as more than 200 business companies including Non-Governmental Organizations-NGOs have terminated the services of private security guards because of Covid-19 lockdown. Grace Matsiko, the chairman Uganda Private Security Association, said in their meeting held a few days ago, …

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480,000 registered for Covid-19 relief funds as deadline nears

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 480,137 people supposed to receive the 100,000 Shillings Covid-19 relief cash have been entered into the online payment system developed by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development as of today morning. According to Paul Onapa, the National Programme Manager Youth Livelihood Programme at …

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PWDs in Busia storm RDC’s office demanding relief cash

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People with disabilities-PWDs in Busia on Thursday stormed the office of the Resident District Commissioner-RDC to demand relief funds. The PWDs argue that they were not included on the list of vulnerable people supposed to benefit from the relief cash. Last week, the government started …

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