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Mukono taskforce blocks politicians from food distribution exercise

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Covid-19 taskforce has warned politicians against being involved in the distribution of relief food. The task force argues that the distribution exercise should be carried out by Local Defense Unit-LDU officers, army and members from the Red Cross society. This follows reports that …

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Kasese COVID-19 taskforce delivers relief food to muslims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The COVID-19 taskforce in Kasese district has donated relief food items to the Muslim Community to facilitate them during the holy month of Ramadhan. Kasese district has over 115,000 Muslim believers. The items donated on Friday included; 500 Kgs of rice, 500 kg of …

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Wakiso district leaders query relief food distribution criteria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The exclusion of district leaders from the distribution of relief food in Wakiso district has sparked off misunderstandings with local leaders insisting that it may result in fraud. The government is distributing food to families whose livelihood was disrupted by the lockdown implemented as one …

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Demand for relief food overwhelms Busia district Covid-19 task force

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Busia district task force is overwhelmed by the increasing number of people demanding for relief food. Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that categories of people demanding for the relief food include boda boda cyclists, motor and bicycles mechanics, hardware …

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Tooro Kingdom donates relief items to COVID-19 taskforce

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tooro Kingdom has donated relief items worth 127 million shillings towards the fight against coronavirus. The items were handed over on Monday to the Kabarole Resident District Commissioner and chairperson Kabarole district COVID 19 task force Stephen Asiimwe. They included bananas, firewood, 21 tonnes …

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Kasese elderly, PWDs receive relief food

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The elderly and persons with disabilities in Kasese district have received relief items from the district task force. Distribution targeted about 400 families in areas of railway ward, Kidodo, Kikinzo and Saluti B, all in Kasese Municipality. The group which also included widows and expecting …

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West Ankole Diocese donates relief food

Bushenyi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | West Ankole Diocese has donated five tons of relief food to five districts in greater Bushenyi to help vulnerable people. Bishop Johnson Twinomujuni handed over the relief food to leaders of the five districts which fall under the diocese. They are Sheema, Rubirizi, Mitooma, …

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