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Farmers shy away from designated produce collection centres

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Kayunga district are scared of delivering agricultural produce to the designated collection centres after reports that three COVID-19 positive truck drivers were picked from the area. Kayunga district taskforce designated four produce collection centres in different sub-counties to ease trade because of …

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Police warns against overcharging truck drivers for parking

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has warned managers and owners of designated parking premises for long distance trucks against overcharging drivers. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala in the weekly Joint Security Taskforce briefing, Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson said they have received a number of …

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Fuel transporters want separate space to park trucks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel transporters have asked the government to find them separate space to park their trucks from the general cargo due to safety reasons. In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, with truck drivers coming in contact with the community, government-designated stopovers for …

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EAC to embark on joint tests for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community (EAC) countries are in discussions to harmonize procedure of testing for coronavirus among truck drivers in the region. This was revealed by the Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng revealed on Thursday. She said the proposal was made during a summit …

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10 new COVID-19 cases recorded

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The  number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 274 after 10 truck people tested positive for the disease. The 10 include nine truck drivers and one contact of a confirmed truck driver. This brings the number of confirmed cases for truck drivers to …

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