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Gov’t reopens Mpondwe fish market

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has re-opened the Mpondwe border fish market in Lhubiriha town council, Kasese district. Last year, government suspended cross-border business and border markets as part of the Covid-19 preventive measures. The State Minister for Fisheries Hellen Adoa, who officiated at the re-opening of the …

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Border communities in Kasese spend Easter without food

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The border community living at the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC border at Mpondwe, Kasese district spent Easter struggling to get food. President Museveni last month ordered the closure of all Ugandan borders for both exits and entries on grounds that it would help prevent …

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Kasese border communities call for coronavirus awareness campaigns

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents at the Mpondwe-Lhubiriha border point in Kasese district are concerned that the Ministry of Health has not yet started awareness on the coronavirus. The border point connects Uganda with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. The residents note that they have abandoned some of …

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DRC Ebola concern up

What WHO emergency declaration means | THE INDEPENDENT | On July 17, the second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said this means all countries should …

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