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Candidates in Rubanda flout Covid-19 SOPs

Rubanda, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Candidates in Rubanda district on Thursday flouted the Covid-19 preventive guidelines during the nomination exercise.  According to the nomination guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission, the candidates are supposed to wear masks, have a manageable number of people who can social distance and sanitize.  …

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Education ministry says asking parents for masks is illegal

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The ministry of education and sports has warned institutions to desist from pestering parents to provide facial masks for finalists. This comes following several reports that schools are asking parents to provide as many as five facial masks and shields for their children ahead …

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Transport difficulties delay mask distribution in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The distribution of masks in various city divisions failed to kick off on Friday due to transport challenges. Local leaders were expected to start distributing the masks as had been communicated by KCCA, which received 2,067,500 masks from government last week.  In May, president, Yoweri …

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UNBS certifies four more companies to produce face masks

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda National Bureau of Standards -UNBS has certified four more companies to produce non-medical face-masks for Ugandans to use inorder control the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The companies certified are Amani Health and Beauty Products – SMC Ltd (Kobutungi) located in Bukoto Kampala, Crane …

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