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22-Mar-2020 to 15:48

Uganda closes borders over COVID-19

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said starting 12:00 pm today Sunday 22nd March 2020, no passenger planes or human movement shall be allowed to enter or leave the country as measure to control the spread of the Corona virus disease COVID-19.

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22-Mar-2020 to 15:45

Uganda confirms first COVID-19 case

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the 1st case of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) making Uganda the latest East African country to be hit by the deadly global virus.

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08-Mar-2020 to 00:03

Uganda's Jane Werikhe: From teaching to metal welding

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — For 44-year old Ugandan, Jane Werikhe, making the transition from teaching to the male-dominated metal-welding industry has been far from seamless but not only has she survived after seven years. She has also thrived.

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05-Mar-2020 to 13:39

Uganda’s Jane Werikhe shining in male dominated metal welding

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — In a male dominated business of metal wielding and fabrication, 44 year old Jane Werikhe also a mother of four has earned a living since 2013.

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22-Feb-2020 to 13:00

Uganda-Rwanda border opening delayed

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Uganda-Rwanda border at Gatuna/Katuna which was shut last year will reopen but not before Kampala investigates claims that its operatives are harbouring dissidents of the government in Kigali.

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19-Feb-2020 to 19:45

Uganda uses aircraft to spray Locusts now confirmed in 17 districts

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — According to Uganda’s agriculture ministry the locusts which entered Uganda on 9th February, swarms of locusts entered into Uganda through Amudat and have now been sighted in 17 districts; Abim, Kaabong, Nakapiripirit, Amudat, Agago, Katakwi, Nabilatuk, Moroto, Napak, Kotido, Kole, Kitgum, Karenga, Kumi, Ngora, Soroti, Amuria and there are reports of sightings in Lango, Acholi and West Nile sub-regions.

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19-Feb-2020 to 13:02

Uganda hands back 13 more Rwandan nationals

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Government of Uganda has handed over 13 more Rwandan nationals to Rwanda government officials as part of the quadripartite summit agreement signed in Angola in August 2019.

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