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KAGINA: UNRA needs more money

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) needs an additional sh400 billion to adequately fund road maintenance and network operations. The current budget of sh246.9 billion is inadequate to fund all the necessary activities to keep the network in good condition and fully functional, UNRA Executive Director Allen Kagina has said. In …

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Entebbe Road madness

One of the temporary inconveniences that are making branding Uganda more complicated Amos Wekesa, arguably the face of Uganda’s tourism industry and self-confessed ‘brand ambassador’ for the country, rarely, if ever, makes negative comments about his country in public. He travels around the world marketing the country in his ‘I’m …

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How UNRA Misappropriated UGX 4 Trillion -Probe Report

After a six-month probe on UNRA activities by Lady Justice Bamugemereire, President Yoweri Museveni has today been handed a 1300 page report. In the report, it was discovered that at least UGX 4 Trillion was misappropriated by the old UNRA structure. Whereas UGX 9 Trillion was used to construct 1500km …

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Africa needs to fund Infrastructure development through its own resources

By Stephen Kafeero This call was made by AU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Dr Anthony Mothae Maruping as representatives of African governments, United Nations Agencies, the African Union Commission and other strategic development partners concluded a two day meeting of the NEPAD Steering Committee in Centurion, South Africa. “Infrastructure development …

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