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Acholi sub region gets vehicle maintenance workshop

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police has launched a motor vehicle maintenance workshop in the Acholi sub-region. Construction of the multi-million workshop by the police department of Logistics and Engineering lasted eight months. It becomes the third facility in the country after the one in Soroti and Mbarara cities. …

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IGP Ochola asks CID to probe abuse of Police vehicles

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector-General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola has ordered the Crime Intelligence and the Criminal Investigations Directorate to investigate the misuse and abuse of police motor vehicles. He says that most police vehicles are being used for private work where they break down. He …

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Kabaka gives cars to Buganda county chiefs

  Mengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka has given a car to each of his Saza chiefs. There are 18 Masaza (counties) in the kingdom of Buganda and so 18 cars have been procured for the 18 county chiefs as a means of easing their movement through their …

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MPs task UNBS, URA to resolve impasse of 2000 cars stuck at the border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament’s Trade committee has tasked the Uganda National Bureau of Standards-UNBS and Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, to resolve the issue of 2000 cars over the age of 15 years stuck at the country’s borders. Although the cars belonging to Masaka United Motor Dealers Association were …

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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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