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Transport network left out of Ebola fight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buses plying the Kampala-Bwera route have taken no initiative to address the threat that the deadly Ebola virus presents to them, their passengers and family members. Passengers on the bus spend their time on phones, sleeping or watching music videos on the small 6-inch …

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Upcountry transport fares stable

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Transport fares from Kampala to various upcountry stations have remained the same this Easter season. Managers at the different bus terminals in Kampala said that they had not increased transport fares because of few passengers travelling upcountry. The Operations Manager of KK Travellers Kamba …

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Bus transport business hit hard by changes at Rwanda border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Trinity Bus Company has resumed service across the Uganda-Rwanda border, but are struggling due to new restrictions. A Trinity Bus official told our reporter on condition of anonymity that they were allowed by security and Rwanda Revenue Authority officials to cross from Rwanda to …

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KIIRA EV to focus on assembly of buses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira Motor Corporation will first centre its attention on assembly of buses, as it bids to enter car assembly and manufacturing business in a commercial set up. Cabinet last week approved a road map for commercialization of Kiira Motor Corporation which will be undertaken …

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UWA boosts domestic tourism with buses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Wildlife Authority has boosted domestic tourism with the acquisition of five brand new tourism buses worth US$800,000. The funding was part of the US$100 million World Bank funded Competitive and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP) overseen by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). “The purchase …

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Uganda tourism sector gets buses boost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Wildlife Authority and Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) have got a boost of vehicles from the Private Sector Foundation to help boost the tourism sector. Officials in the tourism sector have today launched the busses and safari cars acquired through the Competitiveness and Enterprise …

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