East Africa

Uganda: covid-19 test no more compulsory for travelers


The government in Uganda has suspended planned mandatory Covid-19 test for all international travellers. An inter-ministerial committee convened by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja cited unpreparedness and postponed implementation for two weeks. Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng had on August 20 announced that all travellers arriving in Uganda, including citizens …

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Uganda : university teacher arrested in espionage investigation

Dr Lawrence Muganga

Ugandan security forces are holding Dr Lawrence Muganga, a Rwandan descent over allegations of espionage and illegally staying in the country, army spokesperson Brig-Gen Flavia Byekwaso has said. Dr Lawrence Muganga, who is the vice-chancellor of the privately owned Victoria University, was picked up by plain-clothed officers from his office …

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