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NDA closes down 70 shops, Impounds drugs worth UGX40 million

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority – NDA has closed 70 drug outlets and impounded 140 boxes of drugs worth 40 million shillings during a seven day compliance enforcement operation in the seven districts of Rwenzori region. The operation, according to the Authority, targeted drug outlets that …

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NDA arrests 15 for operating illegal drug shops

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifteen drug dealers in the Greater Masaka sub-region are in trouble for illegally operating pharmacies.  They were arrested by the National Drugs Authority-NDA during their week-long compliance and enforcement operation conducted in the area. Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at NDA says the …

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SOPs: Over 70 arcades in Kampala to remain closed

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has asked over 70 arcades in Kampala to remain closed until they fulfill Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. While lifting the 42 days lockdown that was instituted to contain the second wave of COVID-19,  President …

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Traders in Jinja city protest closure of shops

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traders in Jinja city have protested the move by security personnel to temporarily close shops and arcades. Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite Friday’s presidential directive to temporarily close …

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COVID-19: Over 20 shops in Tororo closed for flouting SOPs

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Tororo district COVID-19 Taskforce has closed over 20 shops in Tororo town for flouting the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs meant to contain the spread of COVID-19. The district task force closed the shops on Monday afternoon in an operation to crack down on businesses flouting …

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Shell Select introduces online shopping platform

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Interested customers are now able to do their shopping at Shell Select shops through a new online shopping platform dubbed “Click to Collect or Deliver”. The company said in a media release that via a dedicated website, for an initial 10 shops spread across the …

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MUSEVENI: Private cars, shops can resume next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has clarified on his earlier guidelines regarding how to lift Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. On Monday, May, 18, 2020, the president left the country confused as many people did not understand his directives. For example he allowed shops that sell nonfood …

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Arcades, shops not in markets can stay open – Trade Minister

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde has said shops, arcades, supermarkets, boutiques, and salons are expected to remain open with people able to walk in and order whatever goods they want. This comes after a misconception that these were also among those ordered to cease operations …

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