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Lockdown food for Mityana bar workers, teachers, finally delivered

Mityana, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Private school teachers, bar workers and vendors in Mityana can now finally smile as the food relief meant for covid-19 lockdown finally gets delivered, months after people in other districts got theirs. The food worth 40 million shillings and includes 20 tons of maize flour …

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OPM officials face 24 fresh charges over relief food scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four senior officials from the Office of the Prime Minister have been slapped with 24 fresh charges relating to flouting procurement process while purchasing COVID-19 relief items. The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement …

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Private school teachers in Gulu receive food aid

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teachers from private schools in Gulu municipality have received a donation of relief food. The food donated by Calvary Chapel and distributed through the Gulu COVID-19 taskforce and was handed over to about 540 teachers on Sunday. The donation was 5 tonnes of maize …

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Wakiso RDC apologizes for rejecting relief food

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wakiso Resident District Commissioner Rose Kirabira has apologized for rejecting relief food donated by Democratic Party’s Hussein Bukenya earlier this week. On Wednesday, Kirabira came under fire from LCI chairpersons in Masuuliita town council and Masuuliita sub county for rejecting the food comprising a …

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Flood victims in Kwania district demand for relief

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 residents of Nambieso and Chawente sub county in Kwania district who were displaced by floods are starving. The residents who live along the shores of Lake Kwania have remained homeless and their gardens of crops submerged after the Lake burst its …

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Luweero district council rejects proposal to spend UGX 80m on food

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luweero district council has rejected a proposal to use the COVID-19 facilitation from area Members of Parliament to buy food and clear allowances for members of the COVID-19 task force. Each member of Parliament had received 20 million Shillings from the Parliamentary commission to …

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Relief food distribution in Gulu turns rowdy

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The food distribution exercise in Gulu Municipality turned rowdy on Wednesday after residents of Tegwana Parish, Pece Division grabbed relief food that was delivered to vulnerable people. It all started when the LCI Chairperson for Tegwana Parish, Geoffrey Onekalit, members of his executive and those …

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Relief food distribution in Mukono halted over lack of fuel

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono district Covid-19 task force has failed to distribute relief food due to lack of fuel and personal protective equipment. Mukono was added to Kampala and Wakiso among the districts receiving food from the Office of the Prime Minister. The food is meant for …

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