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ERA Cuts Electricity Prices for Domestic Consumers

09 Apr 2020 · While the cut for ordinary domestic consumers is negligible, commercial consumers will see theirs drop by at least Uganda shillings 3.8 to Ushs 645.6 in the period between April and June 2020, a significant relief for business people.

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ERA Cuts Electricity Prices for Domestic Consumers 1

While the cut for ordinary domestic consumers is negligible, commercial consumers will see theirs drop by at least Uganda shillings 3.8 to Ushs 645.6 in the period between April and June 2020, a significant relief for business people.
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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.
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Bwera, Mpondwe Put Under Total Lockdown As Residents Defy Presidential Directives Total lock down 3 4

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