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Apr 2020 9 results
18:32
18:32

Pictorial; The New Look of Kalerwe Market

Early this Month, Amongi suspended operations in the markets saying they had failed to maintain the 4 meter physical distancing directed by the government in an effort to fight the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19. She gave vendors two days to reorganize before they would be allowed to resume operations.
17:41
17:41

Kalerwe Markets Get Facelift As Vendors Push for Re-opening Bivamuntuuyo Market 3 2

Saidi Waiswa, the Chairman Freedom Market, says they have invested about six million to paint offices and stalls and put up more shelters.
17:32
17:32

Private Universities Unable to Pay Salaries During Lockdown Nkumba university 3 1

Universities were closed together with other congregational places, like schools and churches as one of the initial measures to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Although the closure was initially meant to last 32 days, it has since been extended to May 5.
16:33
16:33

Sheraton, Serena Send Staff Home as Occupancy Ground to Zero serena hotel 2 Top story

Notices seen from both hotels tell staff while they will receive pay for the months of March and April, starting May they will receive either half pay or no pay at all. Serena hotel Kampala said in a notice that “should business position not have improved, all staff will be sent on unpaid leave from June 2020 until further notice.”
16:24
16:24

Farmers in Kyotera Demand Heightened Security to Curb Vanilla Thefts 1 1

Dozens of vanilla farmers in the sub-counties of Kasasa, Kakuuto, Nabisaga and Kabira are decrying the high rate at which they are losing farm yields to thieves who raid their plantations at night.
12:53
12:53

Health Facilities Fail To Restock Chloroquine Over High Prices Chloroquine tablets 2

At Agape Drug Shop, Kitgum General Hospital Private Ward and Kitgum Maternity and medical Center, pharmacists who didn’t want their names mentioned so as to speak freely, said they didn’t restock Chloroquine due to the high price
12:27
12:27

Vendors Barred from Accessing Hoima Central Market food vendors 2 2

Following the president’s directive over 1,000 food vendors vacated the market leaving only 90 to sleep in the market.
12:04
12:04

Kabale Market Vendors Struggle to Maintain Pysical Distance Covid-19 3 1

Our reporter has established that none of the traders has even attempted to spend a night in the market, as many of them continue commuting from their homes every morning. Although the market has handwashing facilities placed at all entries, there is no physical distance between the stalls, which increases the risk of human to human infections.
08:04
08:04

Cargo Drivers Protest Quarantine, Demand for Food business 2 3 Top story

Akim Busulwa, a Cargo driver argues that those quarantined are made to dig into their pockets to sustain themselves. He wants government to feed them throughout the quarantine period.
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