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Bus company on the spot for abandoning SOPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Management of Link Bus Company is on the spot for abandoning the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by the Health Ministry to halt the transmission of the coronavirus. Following the outbreak of Covid-19, the Ministry of Health directed transporters to carry half of their licensed …

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1,500 stranded students evacuated so far

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 1,500 students have so far been transported to their homes after they were stranded in the taxi and bus parks in Kampala. Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry …

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Bus and taxi operators in Kitgum on the spot for cheating commuters

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Travelers in Kitgum district have accused bus and taxi operators of charging them exorbitantly and violating the COVID-19 standard operating procedures. The transport fares doubled after the Ministry of health directed transporters to carry half of their licensed capacity to ensure social distancing to minimize …

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The missing Police bus

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police bus that had earlier been announced missing with the driver was found on Christmas eve. Geoffrey Mwase, the driver is also reported arrested after the bus was intercepted at the Morgana Petrol Station in Mityana District. The bus whose number plates had …

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Bus operators explain transport fare hike

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Transport fares have soared as more Ugandans travel to the countryside ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities. The most affected are distant routes to the East and the western parts of the Country, where fares have more than doubled. Justus Baribumpe, a driver for …

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Bus collision kills 15 oil workers in Kuwait

Kuwait City, Kuwait | AFP | Fifteen oil workers, most of them from the Indian subcontinent, were killed Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said Mohammed al-Basri …

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Rough terrain for Pioneer Easy Bus

Creditor plan to auction buses to recover Shs 151 mn debt Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | On the road leading to the Western gate of the Mandela National Stadium, located about 8 kilometres away from Kampala City Center on the Kampala-Jinja highway, one would easily observe that something wrong. Nearly …

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Crash between bus and taxi kills 14 in Algeria

Algiers, Algeria | AFP | A collision between a passenger bus and a taxi in Algeria killed 14 people and injured 22 others on Thursday, authorities said. The accident occurred at Sfid on a national highway linking the northwestern areas of Saida and El Bayadh, according to the emergency services. …

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