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Gov’t not hitting Entebbe Expressway targets

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is yet to meet its monthly collection target of shillings 7.8 billion from tolling the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA only collected close to Shillings 20 billion as toll fees on the expressway between January 8, 2022, when tolling commenced, and July 31, …

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Kenyatta launches grand Nairobi Expressway

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday officially launched Kenya’s iconic Nairobi Expressway after months of successful public trial. The President also commissioned the revamped Nairobi Eastern Bypass which includes five new major vehicular crossings and six-lane dual carriageways at the busy sections of the road. …

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Entebbe Expressway: Sh2.5 billion in first month

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government collected Sh2.5 billion in the first month of tolling Kampala-Entebbe expressway, says the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). The tolling exercise commenced on January 8, 2022. Allan Ssempebwa, a communications officer at UNRA, says the shillings 2.5 billion was collected within one …

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Chinese-built Nairobi expressway ready in March

  Kenyans will begin using expressway three months earlier than anticipated Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |  Kenyans will begin using the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway in March, three months earlier than anticipated, an official said on Friday. Kung’u Ndung’u, the director-general of the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), said construction works …

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What the Kampala Jinja Expressway KJE will look like

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Monday launched the Request for Proposal (RFP) and online procurement process for the Kampala-Jinja Expressway (KJE) Public-Private Partnership Project. The new expressway when done will address the existing Kampala-Jinja road inadequacy, which is a major bottleneck to transportation of …

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China helps Uganda boost all-round development

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Uganda is marking its 59th independence anniversary from British colonial rule, the African country is embracing a brighter future for development with China’s assistance. At Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport, the country’s major gateway to the world, Chinese engineers together with their Ugandan counterparts are …

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Entebbe Expressway security beefed up

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has tightened security along the Entebbe Expressway following the assassination of two people on Friday morning. Melina Tumukunde and Joshua Ruhegyera Ntereho were gunned down at Nambigirwa Bridge towards Mpala in Katabi Town Council in the wee hours of Friday morning. Corporal Davis …

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