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Porous borders undermine Ebola response in West Nile

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers and local leaders are worried about the numerous porous and illegal border entries in West Nile which could hinder prevention measures against Ebola. Last month, the Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in Mubende district after a sample taken from a …

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Amuru police on the spot for failure to arrest illegal entrants

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru police are on the spot for alleged failure to arrest Ugandans and South Sudanese nationals sneaking into the district through the porous borders in violation of the Covid-19 restrictions. In the past one week alone, Amuru district Covid-19 taskforce recorded 74 cases of …

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10 South Sudanese intercepted entering Uganda illegally

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru police are holding 10 South Sudanese nationals for illegally entering into Uganda. The suspects are locked up at Elegu police station on charges of illegal entry. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa Region Police spokesperson says the suspects entered Uganda over the past two days …

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