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Mbarara RCC orders for re-registration of market vendors

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In what is becoming like a ritual, market vendors in Mbarara city are to be re-registered for yet another time. Resident City Commissioner James Mwesigye has directed for the fresh registration of all Mbarara Central Market vendors. The directive for new registration follows the election …

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Lukwago, CEC want military out of city markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, backed by his executive want all individuals collecting illegal fees from market vendors prosecuted and the dues immediately stopped. The committee also wants the government to withdrawal military personnel deployed in the markets and replace them with KCCA …

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440 Soroti market vendors get mosquito nets

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 440 market vendors who accepted to remain sleeping in their stalls in Soroti city have received mosquito nets. The nets were delivered by the ministry of health on Saturday. Robert Adyama Ekaju, the Soroti Resident City Commissioner flagged off the distribution of …

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Gulu city traders shun sleeping in markets

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Market vendors in Gulu City have ignored the presidential directive of sleeping in the markets. Last month, President Museveni directed that market vendors should sleep within the markets to reduce travel to contain the transmission of COVID-19. The vendors, especially women argue that the …

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Women activists against women sleeping in markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women activists have asked the government to look beyond mosquito nets and provide women spending nights in markets with security and sanitary places to guarantee their safety. On Friday last week, President Yoweri Museveni asked women vendors to sleep in the markets to reduce contact …

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President Museveni purchases trucks for Lamwo market vendors

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has fulfilled a pledge of two lorry trucks to market vendors and farmer groups in Lamwo district. While commissioning the Ayuu Alali sugarcane project in Palabek Kal sub county, President Museveni pledged to donate the trucks to market vendors and farmers in …

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