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News in pictures - July 16

By Vision Reporters

Added 16th July 2020 07:16 PM

News in pictures - July 16

MP Ssemuju arrested

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MP Ssemuju arrested

Kira Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda arrested for organizing a rally.

Ssemujju who also doubles as the FDC, Uganda's largest opposition party spokesperson is said to been seeking vendors' opinion on if a scientic election is possible.

However, Police swung into action to arrest him and his aides for not observing social distancing.

Tear gas was also spread in the process to disperse the crowd. Ruth Faith Nakanwagi covered the scuffle.

Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools

The State minister for Higher Education Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo, recently led a team of technical officers from the education ministry, to assess the damage done by the floods from the four rivers which tore through the villages in Kasese disrupt. Conan Businge captured the tour on camera.

Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools
Dr. Muyingo tours Kasese's damaged schools

 

Keeping up with the hustle 

Many business have been affected by COVID -19. Fabricators have not been spared either. The industry has lost clients due to the restrictions on transportation and curfew since clients find it hard to reach them.

Musis Adam, a fabricator said it's hard to put in place some of the guidelines the ministry of health has put out to prevent the spread of the virus due to the way they work. Our reporter Ivan Kabuye found out that wearing masks and social distancing do not fit in the way they work. 

 

 

Nebbi women engage children in selling fruits

Health experts advise Ugandans to eat a lot of fruits for healthy living especially in this era of coronavirus pandemic which has wreaked havoc globally.

Francis Emorut captured moments of women and children selling fruits along Pakwatch-Nebbi Higway targeting motorists.

Nebbi women engage children in selling fruits
Nebbi women engage children in selling fruits
Nebbi women engage children in selling fruits
Nebbi women engage children in selling fruits

Kampala slowly recovering from COVID19 pandemic effects

Kampala streets are slowly but steadily recovering from Covid-19 pandemic that saw business shutdown for almost three month. While passing the streets of Kampala, people are more serious than ever before trying to make ends meet. Potters move street to street carrying goods, traders whose shops are still closed are engaging in car boot business along various streets. Joseph Makumbi spent the day in the city centre.

 

COVID-19 case traced in Kagadi

Ministry of health officials pick a 41- year- old man with coronavirus symptoms from Kitoro village, Kagadi town council Kagadi district.

The unidentified case had just been employed at a construction site along Kyenjojo road. Ismail Kasooha took these pictures.

Football fans arrested

Nearly 30 youth were arrested for not social distancing while watching a premier league match Wednesday night.

The group was in a video hall locally known as a kibanda watching the Liverpool and Arsenal match in Katanga slum a Kampala suburb.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango, told New Vision, that the suspects shall be charged with disobedience of lawful orders and engaging in activities likely to spread COVID-19.

They are currently detained at Wandegeya Police Station. Crime reporter Stuart Yiga took their pictures.

Football fans arrested
Football fans arrested



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