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21 Mar 2019 | 10:57 AM UTC

Uganda: Ongoing traders protest in Kampala March 21

Uganda News Alert

Protest by traders erupts in Kampala March 21 against rent increases; further protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Kampala). COUNTRY/REGION Kampala

Event

Traders are protesting near the Qualicel Bus Terminal located on the Nakivubo road in the capital Kampala as of Thursday, March 21, to denounce increased rent charges in the area. A heightened security presence has been deployed in the area. Further such protests are likely in the coming days and weeks.

Advice

Individuals in Kampala are advised to remain vigilant and avoid any form of public demonstrations or public gatherings due to the risk of violence.

 

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