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Apr 2020 11 results
17:26
17:26

Truck Drivers on the Spot For Smuggling in People from South Sudan Elegu Border Post 2 1 Top story

Agnes Linda Auma, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says she intercepted 35 people last week who entered Uganda from South Sudan without clearance. She explains that upon interrogation, the suspects revealed that they were trapped in South Sudan and paid truck drivers to smuggle them into Uganda.
16:51
16:51

Businesses Might Not Get Insurance Payouts for Covid-19 Losses business losses 1 2

Kigo Wamuyu, an insurance broker at Bartlett brokers, said it will be hard for an insurer to pay for losses due to COVID-19, saying this was a natural disaster. She, however, said that some businesses that took a cover of business disruption can ask their insurers to see whether things like coronavirus make the cut.
16:31
16:31

Police Orders Closure of Makeshift Market by Kalerwe Vendors 1 1 Top story

A group of vendors set up the make shift market following their eviction from Kalerwe because of failure to comply with COVID19 preventive measures.
13:18
13:18

Amuru Officials Worried About Continuous Movement of Charcoal Dealers Major Ceaser Olweny 1

The LC V Chairperson, Michael Lakony, says the dealers carry people from Kenya and parts of central Uganda to cut the trees, which exposes residents to COVID19 infection.
11:52
11:52

COVID -19: Kisoro Leaders Close Two Markets 2

In a statement released on Tuesday evening by Captain Peter Mugisha, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, the decision to close the market was reached after traders failed to adhere to the order of President Yoweri Museveni of sleeping in the markets.
11:28
11:28

Security Officials Deny Aiding Illegal Traders to Cross Border DRC 3 3 Top story

Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
11:25
11:25

Transport Operators in Gulu Decry Loss of Income Pece Division 4 1

Thomas Oboma, Chairperson of Northern Boda-Boda Association that has over 25,000 membership disclosed that dozens of their members have opted to auction their motorcycles to enable meet their family demands; service bank and group loans.
10:31
10:31

Task Force in Tooro Struggling to Implement Covid-19 Directives 1 1

The task forces in Tooro say there are business operators especially bar and shop owners who are still operating in hiding which is undermining their efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.
07:58
07:58

Construction Works At Hoima International Airport Suspended COVID-19 1 2

The contractors SBC/SBI Lloyds British International has sent home over 900 workers that have been working in the different departments.
07:50
07:50

Security Forcefully Evicts Defiant Roadside Vendors in Arua arua municipality 3 3 Top story

Nelson Dada, the Chairman General Arua main market, says all efforts were made to persuade the vendors to relocate in vain. He said some of the vendors resorted to vulgar language and insults whenever they asked them to vacate the roadside.
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