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Transport difficulties delay mask distribution in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The distribution of masks in various city divisions failed to kick off on Friday due to transport challenges. Local leaders were expected to start distributing the masks as had been communicated by KCCA, which received 2,067,500 masks from government last week.  In May, president, Yoweri …

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Confusion as private teachers wait for relief fund

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | There is growing uncertainty and confusion among private school teachers about the proposed teacher’s Relief Fund. Whereas many teachers are still green about the development, several others are holding endless meetings trying to figure out how they can benefit from the funds, which are meant …

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Boda Boda riders struggle to maintain SOPs on day one

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A number of Boda boda riders are struggling to implement the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.  Boda bodas resumed their operations this morning following the relaxation of the nationwide lockdown announced in March to contain the spread of the Covid19. Last week, President, Yoweri Museveni allowed Boda …

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Soroti christians shun scientific weddings

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Christians in Soroti and other parts of Teso sub-region have shunned Scientific Weddings, a concept adopted with the outbreak of Coronavirus disease.  The concept started with a ban on public gatherings in March 2020 and a suggestion by president Yoweri Museveni that people can abandon …

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Landlords petition against creation of Soroti city

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Landlords in Soroti Municipality have petitioned the Minister for Local Government, Raphael Magezi over the creation of Soroti City, of the 15 cities that were approved by Parliament in April.  After the approval, the first cluster of seven cities was operationalised this financial year. They …

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Over 58 arcades to remain closed- Minister Kyambadde

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 58 arcades will remain closed indefinitely for failure to cooperate with the Covid-19 Inspection Task force that was instituted by President, Yoweri Museveni to assess their compliance with the Standing Operating Procedures-SOPs. Addressing journalists at the government owned media center on Wednesday, the Trade, …

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