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Stranded Ugandans return from Sudan

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A group of 32 Ugandans, who were stranded in Khartoum, Sudan following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns that affected air movement, have this evening arrived at Entebbe International Airport. The group that arrived aboard Tarco Airlines arrived at Entebbe at 5:52 pm and boarded off the …

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Chartered flight to India to return with stranded Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Indian High Commission and the government are discussing options of a chattered flight to India to bring back stranded Ugandans. Although registration of Ugandans in India is still on-going, so far 169 Ugandans including some 50 of Indian descent have been registered for …

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Government registers 2400 Ugandans stranded abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has so far registered 2400 Ugandans stuck abroad following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. In April, government through the different Ugandan Embassies and High Commissions abroad started the process of registering and verifying Ugandans who are stranded due to …

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Ugandans stranded in Middle East as companies close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans working in the Middle East are among the millions of people stranded after companies temporarily closed down because of the outbreak of COVID -19. The governments in many Middle Eastern countries have ordered for mandatory shutdowns to slow down the spread of the …

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Uganda has over 500 billionaires – Knight Frank report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A report by estate agent Knight Frank indicates that 494 Ugandans each own wealth worth at least $500,000 (1.8bn Uganda shillings). The index shows the minimum threshold. This means that of the 494 individuals, there are those that own wealth in the excess of USD1m …

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