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Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Santiago, Chile | Xinhua |  Chile will ban sales of most internal combustion vehicles in support of electric vehicles starting in 2035, the Chilean government announced Friday as part of its National Electromobility Strategy. All sales of light and medium vehicles, public transit and large machinery, will be zero-emission vehicles …

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CCTV: Police track, recover 600 vehicles in 3 months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police’s Directorate of ICT has said that in the last three months, the installed security Closed Circuit Television-CCTV cameras have assisted to track-down and recover at least 600 vehicles involved in different crimes  in the country. Speaking to Journalists at the National CCTV command …

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FDC opposes giving MPs money for cars

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has said it is against the government’s decision to give Members of Parliament 200 Million Shillings to buy cars. Speaking at the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi in Kampala on Monday, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, party spokesperson and an MP himself, …

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NUP MPs to use vehicle cash on constituency welfare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe says that the National Unity Platform-NUP leaders resolved that their elected Members of Parliament devote substantial amount of vehicle cash to Constituency welfare. Out of the 529 Members of the Eleventh Parliament, NUP has 57 legislators hence …

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Russian company to provide Vehicle Digital Trackers

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has signed a contract with a Russian Company to provide digital trackers to all vehicles in the country. At a ceremony held on Friday at the Office of the President in Kampala, Waiswa Bageya the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry …

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Two arrested for alleged theft of 30 vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An operation by Flying Squad Unit has led to the arrest of two suspects linked to the theft of more than 30 cars. The Flying Squad Unit Commander, Godwin Turamye in collaboration with Criminal Investigation Directorate –CID launched a hunt after receiving over 20 complaints …

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Every MP to get Sh300 million to buy a car

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A pleasant welcome awaits the freshly elected and re-elected members of Uganda’s parliament – all 520 of them. The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija is hunting for sh165bn to avail Parliament a budget for MPs motor vehicle allowances in the 11th Parliament. Divided by about 520 …

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CCTV cameras help police curb car and motorcycle thefts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police records for the last three years show that on average, 800 cars are stolen in Kampala metropolitan every year. Similarly, 900 motorcycles also get stolen each year in Kampala city and the neighboring districts of Wakiso and Mukono. However, a partial report on the …

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MUSEVENI: Private cars, shops can resume next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has clarified on his earlier guidelines regarding how to lift Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. On Monday, May, 18, 2020, the president left the country confused as many people did not understand his directives. For example he allowed shops that sell nonfood …

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