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MV Pamba back in operation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The MV Pamba ferry that has been grounded for the last 16 years has resumed operations on Lake Victoria. MV Pamba has been grounded at Port bell since 2005. The vessel was instituted in 1959 together with MV Kabaleega and MV Kaawa to boost business across East …

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New ferry on River Semuliki to boost operations against ADF

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has completed the construction of a ferry at Hayibale landing site in Rwebisengo sub county, Ntoroko district. The installation of the ferry by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA will connect Uganda and Eastern DRC. It will have the capacity to carry more than 40 …

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Minister Bahati irked by delay of ferry on Lake Bunyonyi

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Trade David Bahati has expressed dissatisfaction with the Uganda Nationals Roads Authority (UNRA)’s timeline for the establishment of ferry services at Lake Bunyonyi. He is equally disturbed that the agency will take much longer to tarmac the Kabale-Lake Bunyonyi and Muko-Katuna …

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Transport paralyzed as Kazinga channel ferry breaks down

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Transport between Mbarara and Kasese district is paralysed following the breakdown of the ferry operating at Kazinga Channel bridge. The ferry is now docked in Rubirizi district. Towards the end of June this year, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA started providing ferry services across Kazinga channel …

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Millions lost as MV-Kalangala remains grounded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kalangala district local government has lost 105 million Shillings in taxes this month alone, as a result of due to the absence of MV Kalangala, a ferry that plies the Entebbe Kalangala route. Kalangala district chairperson Willy Lugoloobi says the vessel which carries up to …

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Ten dead in ferry accident on Lake Albert

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ten people died when an overcrowded ferry on the Ugandan side of Lake Albert capsized in strong winds, local police said. The vessel, with 21 people onboard, was taking passengers from Buliisa to Kagoya, farther south, when the accident happened overnight Thursday, Buliisa police spokesman …

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