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COVID-19 Could See Nearly 200 Million Jobs Lost- ILO 1 2 Top story

According to the International Labour Organisation, the latest dire assessment reflects the full or partial lockdown measures affecting almost 2.7 billion workers – four in five of the world’s workforce. The new assessment comes almost three weeks after the Organization predicted that 25 million jobs were threatened by the new coronavirus. Overall, for the second quarter of 2020 - from April to June, ILO believes that working hours are likely to decline by 6.7 per cent.
12:34
12:34

Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives Total lock down 4 3

Bwera Division Police Commander, Sadat Sabila says the purpose of the temporary total lockdown was to secure the lives of the local communities.
07:58
07:58

Covid-19: Kabale Security Officials Ban Sale of Beans 5

Darius Nandinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, says despite the nationwide lockdown, Rwandan nationals have been streaming into Maziba, Buhara, Butanda Sub counties and Katuna and Ryakarimira town councils to buy beans.
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Truck Drivers on the Spot For Smuggling in People from South Sudan Elegu Border Post 1 2 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.
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Businesses Might Not Get Insurance Payouts for Covid-19 Losses business losses 2 1

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

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.
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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 2 1

The contractors SBC/SBI Lloyds British International has sent home over 900 workers that have been working in the different departments.
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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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17:28

Pictorial; Mpondwe One-Stop-Border-Post Goes Silent Corona Virus

With a population of over 51,000 people and volume of exports and imports, Mpondwe town is the busiest border crossing between the two countries.
17:21
17:21

Market for Eggs Tumble as Hotels and Export Markets Close 1 3

A lot of eggs go to Kenya, South Sudan but traders are fearing to move. Many dealers who would come from Kenya to Uganda to take the eggs no longer come. Other consumers locally like makers of confectionery and organizers of parties are not working.
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16:43

Mukono RDC Orders Closure of Major Markets Over Presidential Directives Covid-19 3 2

The decision taking effect tomorrow has been reached after the district task force making several engagements with the market leadership to maintain vendor to vendor four-metre distance and limiting numbers of buyers turning up in big numbers on top of vendors rejecting to sleep at work places.
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Workers Slowly Abandoning Urban Life for Villages as Lockdown Bites employees 2 3

Joseph Kato working at private construction company in Ishaka municipality Bushenyi District says he decided to return to his home in Hima, Kasese District because he was not sure of getting food that would sustaining him throughout the lock-down.
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Mbarara Central Market Closed COVID-19 Outbreak 7 1

Muhammed Nyombi, the Mbarara Central Market Chairperson says the toilets are outside which puts lives of those that will sleep in the market at risk of contracting more diseases.
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12:58

Security Beefed Up in Kampala Markets LDU 2

Markets such as St Balikuddembe also known as Owino, Busega, Usafi, Kajjansi and Natete have reportedly been beefed with 12 to 30 LDUs for night security. The LDUs number have been deployed depending on the size of the market, the amount of merchandise left by traders staying home and the number of dealers sleeping in.
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