Covid: Border testing stalls as medics protest non-payment

Security officials walk past trucks parked in the 'No Man's' land at the Mirama Hills Uganda- Rwanda Border on June 17 following a strike by the area medical team. PHOTO/PEREZ RUMANZI

What you need to know:

  • Over 400 trucks remained parked at the border entry zone from the no ‘man’s land’ up to Kakitumba trading centre in the Republic of Rwanda, a distance of over 700 metres.

A sit down strike by medical workers screening Covid-19 cross border truck drivers and residents halted operations at the Rwanda-Uganda Border of Mirama hills on Thursday morning.

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