Uganda: lockdown clashes

Uganda has banned all public transport for two weeks in accordance with decision of the President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, explaining the measure is needed to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic, which has so produced 14 established cases of contamination there. The measure is complementary to the insturction to stay home from 22 March.

However there are reports of police chaisng street vendors in Kampala unwilling to stope trade after the public were called to stay home for 32 days starting March 22 to curb the spread of coronavirus epidemic.

There are videos shared via social media, showing police dispercing the crowds unwilling to respect the imposed lockdown.

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