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EBOLA: Museveni outlines progress, extends lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has acknowledged the progress achieved in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease but extended the lockdown in Mubende and Kassanda districts by 21 days. The lockdown restricts movements in and out, as a measure to prevent the spread of the disease. Museveni …

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HOLIDAYS: Gov’t transports learners from districts under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 100 learners from schools in Mubende district were on Tuesday transported to their respective homes. Last week, the government announced a plan to transport learners to and from Mubende and Kassanda, for holidays when the term closes. Mubende and Kassanda districts are under …

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Mubende district gets new Ebola treatment unit

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has commissioned a newly constructed Ebola treatment unit in Mubende district, to create more space for handling patients on admission. The new unit, located at the Works yard in Mubende town will accommodate 60 patients. Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng …

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Woman shot as police enforces curfew in Mubende

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Mubende are investigating circumstances under which a 36-year-old woman was on Monday allegedly shot and injured as security personnel enforced the lockdown restrictions in South Division, Mubende Municipality. On Saturday, President Museveni announced 21 days of lockdown in Mubende and Kassanda districts, …

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Gov’t avails transport to teachers, health workers in Mubende

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has provided vehicles to transport medical personnel, teachers, and learners in Mubende district. The Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, said that the government deployed vehicles in line with the presidential directive that restricted the movement of public and private vehicles after Mubende …

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Mubende traders stranded, appeal over rotting merchandise

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Roadside traders on the Mubende highway are stranded with food stuff following the government instituted lockdown to curb the spread of the Ebola virus disease. In a Saturday evening televised address, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni issued directives restricting movements in and out of the …

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UCE: UNEB exams start, uncertainty in Mubende, Kassanda

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Certificate of Education-UCE examinations kicked off on Monday with uncertainty among students and parents in Mubende and Kassanda following the lockdown that was imposed on both districts. On Saturday, President Yoweri Museveni ordered among others; the freezing of movement of vehicles, boda bodas, …

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EBOLA: Mubende, Kassanda districts placed under lockdown

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has suspended movement to and from Mubende and Kassanda districts to control the spread of the Ebola virus. The lockdown will last 21 days. In his address to the nation on Saturday evening, Museveni said there will be no movement from anywhere …

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