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News in pictures - July 20

By Vision Reporters

Added 20th July 2020 03:29 PM

News in pictures - July 20

Bugolobi bars closed

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COVID19 paralyses bars in Bugolobi

Most popular bars operating in Bugolobi, a Kampala Suburb continue to make tremendous losses since their suspension close to five months ago.

Recently, road side chicken vendors roast chicken during the day to target pedestrians.

They however, say that they are counting losses due to the curfew restrictions as the would-be buyers return home early.  Juliet Kasirye was here.

Bugolobi bars closed
Bugolobi bars closed
Bugolobi bars closed
Bugolobi bars closed

Makerere University remains closed

Makerere University is known as a busy institution throughout the year but has remained quiet as the Government closed all schools and institutiond due to COVID-19. Since no student is at campus, business was greatly affected.

Wilfred Sanya walked through this higher learning institution. 

Makerere University remains closed
Makerere University remains closed
Makerere University remains closed
Makerere University remains closed
Makerere University remains closed
Makerere University remains closed

Vice Chancellor rides bicycle to work

As many people grapple with the unprecedented effects of COVID-19 pandemic, Karishna Shamara a Vice chancellor at Victoria University has resolved to use bicycles to beat jam in the city center to reach his final destination.

In some of his presidential addresses on COVID-19, the President Kaguta Museveni has advised the public to use bicycles and avoid transport means such as taxis so as not to risk contracting Coronavirus.

Bicycles also help to beat Kampala's heavy traffic.

VC Karishna Shamara rides to work
VC Karishna Shamara rides to work
VC Karishna Shamara rides to work
VC Karishna Shamara rides to work

 

 

Kitante Rotary Club installs new president

Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare, was installed as new Kitante Rotary Club president year 2020-2021 by Kenneth Wycliffe Mugisha, District Governor 9211. The keynote speaker was Richard Byarugaba, NSSF MD.

This was during a sumptuous luncheon at Protea hotel in Kampala. High on agenda during her tenure is maternal health, fitness and nutrition, she said in her acceptance speech. Maria Wamala was at the event. 

Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation
Rotarian Jackie Namara Rukare installation

 

Police clash with people power supporters

After the electoral commission (EC) releasing the road map, the People power pressure group launched the nomination of its candidates for 2021 general elections. However, Police have constantly fired tear gas in the people.

Simon Peter Tumwine has captured some of the moments. 

Police clash with people power supporters
Police clash with people power supporters
Police clash with people power supporters

 

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