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Kadaga wants relief food distributed across the country

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked able members of the public to contribute towards aiding the vulnerable people within their communities overcome the challenges that came with COVID-19 restrictions. Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns …

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Start walking back to your villages – Wakiso RDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Wakiso District Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Rose Kirabira Nalongo has advised Ugandans living in urban areas to start walking back to their villages if they cannot sustain their families other than waiting for food from government. She says that it will not be …

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Health facilities in eastern region receive relief food

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Office of the Prime Minister has delivered relief food meant for health facilities in Eastern Uganda.     The items delivered include 29,000kgs of Maize flour, 700kgs of salt, 1,500kgs of powdered milk, and 2,150kgs of sugar.   Receiving the items on Saturday at Mbale Regional …

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Masaka COVID-19 taskforce delivers food to families in Nyendo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Masaka district Covid-19 taskforce has donated relief food to communities in Nyendo-Ssenyange division. Nyendo-Ssenyange is one of three divisions making up Masaka municipality and accommodates thousands of underprivileged persons that live in the slums. According to the Masaka Resident District Commissioner Herman Ssentongo also …

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Kigungu residents demand relief food from gov’t

Kigungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross section of residents in Kigungu are demanding that government also distributes relief food in their area because they are not earning any income due to the imposed lockdown and curfew. On 4th April, the government started distributing food in Kampala and Wakiso …

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Gov’t to review prices of relief food from suppliers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The government will review the prices of food relief supplied to people affected by the covid-19 lockdown.  Musa Ecweru, the Minister of State for State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness, the government will no longer accept exorbitant prices of food from the suppliers.   The decision …

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Slow delivery of relief food frustrates residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross-section of dwellers in Kampala and Wakiso is becoming impatient after more than four days of waiting for government relief food in vain. The food, distributed through the Office of the Prime Minister is meant to support families whose livelihood was disrupted by …

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Govt relief food reaches 25,548 people in Kampala, Wakiso

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 25,000 people in the districts of Kampala and Wakiso have received relief food from the government over the last three days. The food was given out as one of the interventions to support families whose livelihood was disrupted by measures to …

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