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21:21

Returnees Protest Extra Days in Quarantine 2 5

In a letter dated July 8, 2020, Bwowe informed Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng that they will have no contractual obligation with the Quarantine Centre’s at the end of the 14th day, yet many of them only budgeted for the days that they were told before boarding planes to Uganda.
19:56
19:56

Illegal Trade in Fake COVID-19 Products Booming – Study

The research entitled “COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health; reveals that criminal gangs are exploiting, the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus disease, public anxiety increased demand for PPE and medications, along with inconsistencies in national regulation regimens, to put millions of lives at risk.
16:49
16:49

Stella Nyanzi Arrested for Inciting Traders to Demonstrate in Kampala PATRICK ONYANGO 1

Onyango said Nyanzi together with the colleagues are going to be charged in court with two counts; incitement and engaging in acts that are likely to cause the spread of the coronavirus.
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16:40

Gulu Yet to Distribute 250,000 Face Masks free face masks 2 1

The Task Force Chairperson Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo, also Resident District Commissioner says that the distribution of the face masks to the population was greatly affected lack of finance and human resources.

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17:16

Pictorial: Launch of Arua City Ben Kumumanya

The event was officially presided over by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya

Business and finance

18:48
18:48

KCCA Issues Guidelines for Reopening of Arcades 2 1

The guidelines include, keeping the premises and access ways clean, hygienic and not blocked and that corridors and access ways are free of any obstruction, stockpiles and temporarily structures.
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18:47

Digital Transactions Can Save Country UGX 179b in Printing Money Annually – BOU 2 1 Top story

The biggest hindrance at the moment, Mugume said, is the fear that people have over platforms like mobile money and internet transactions. He said that even when people receive money on their phones, they rush to withdraw it thinking it is not save on the phone.
18:40
18:40

Cross-Border Informal Exports Fall 99% – Official Figures Bank of Uganda 1

BOU says earnings from cross border trade dropped from USD 52 million (193.5 billion Shillings) in March 2020 to just USD 59,000 (219 million Shillings) at the end of May 2020. The main reason for the fall is that while those in formal-trade are being tested for Coronavirus Disease and cleared to keep taking out or bringing in goods, the informal traders don’t have this luxury and are stranded at home
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18:36

Trade Ministry Issues New Guidelines for Cooperatives 1

Speaking to the media at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala today, Frederick Gume Ngobi, the State Minister for Cooperatives said they have allowed the leaders of cooperatives whose terms have expired to continue serving until such a time when a ban on public meetings is lifted.

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