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Stranded Ugandans return from Sudan

Kampala, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†A group of 32 Ugandans, who were stranded in Khartoum, Sudan following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns that affected air movement, have this evening arrived at Entebbe International Airport. The group that arrived aboard Tarco Airlines arrived at Entebbe at 5:52 pm and boarded off the …

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Gov’t names quarantine centres for returnees

Kampala, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†The Ministry of Health has gazetted 37 centres, where Ugandans returning from¬†abroad will be quarantined.¬† The government is¬†making arrangements for the return of¬†2,400 Ugandans who were stranded following travel restrictions due to coronavirus disease -COVID-19. According to the Ministry of Health, the Ugandans will return …

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Government registers 2400 Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has so far registered 2400 Ugandans stuck abroad following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. In April, government through the different Ugandan Embassies and High Commissions abroad started the process of registering and verifying Ugandans who are stranded due to …

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Registration of Ugandans abroad not for evacuation – Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Patrick Mugoya has said that the government will not evacuate Ugandans who are stranded abroad despite the ongoing registration. Last week the different Ugandan embassies started the process of registering Ugandans stranded due to the coronavirus …

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Government has no plans for Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad because of the coronavirus lockdown. Several Ugandans are stranded in many countries amidst the coronavirus lock down. Students and workers are among Ugandans stranded in the United States of America and …

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Uganda reviewing membership to International organizations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to review Uganda‚Äôs membership to International Organizations across all government entities. The decision comes at a backdrop of reports that Uganda had failed to pay a total of organizations 63 billion Shillings in subscription to different …

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Proposal to relocate Entebbe UN base deferred

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The proposal to relocate the United Nations (UN) from Entebbe Regional Service Centre has been deferred until the next General Assembly in September. Uganda wants to retain the base which provides support for UN field missions in Africa. The move to relocate the base was …

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‘New Nile Bridge a symbol of Uganda-Japan friendship’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†Ambassador Patrick Mugoya has hailed Japan’s cooperation with Uganda, which he says is best shown in Jinja with the partnership building of the magnificent new Jinja bridge. Mugoya, who is the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA),¬† stressed that¬†resource mobilization, increase of Ugandan content, …

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