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Kampala MPs oppose taxi, boda boda post-COVID guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Kampala district have criticized the proposed public transport guidelines to be implemented after the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. These accuse the Minister in Charge of Kampala Betty Amongi of coming up with the guidelines without the necessary consultations with city leaders …

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Rebuilding Old Taxi Park starts May 9th

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) have contracted Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd to rebuild the Old taxi park. Work starts Saturday May 9 and will run for three months. Extensive work on the transport terminal used by …

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‘Queen’s Way nearly done’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Maintenance Works at Queen’s-Way in Kampala is nearing completion, thanks to a lockdown that eased the flow of traffic to allow speedy repairs by the contractor. The repairs cover the section between Clock Tower and Kibuye roundabout. Kampala Capital City Authority contracted Abubaker …

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Slow delivery of relief food frustrates residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A cross-section of dwellers in Kampala and Wakiso is becoming impatient after more than four days of waiting for government relief food in vain. The food, distributed through the Office of the Prime Minister is meant to support families whose livelihood was disrupted by …

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Govt relief food reaches 25,548 people in Kampala, Wakiso

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 25,000 people in the districts of Kampala and Wakiso have received relief food from the government over the last three days. The food was given out as one of the interventions to support families whose livelihood was disrupted by measures to …

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Gov’t maintains food relief will only cater for Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government will distribute food to Ugandans only in Wakiso and Kampala districts for now despite objection from Parliament on the methodology of distribution and question of beneficiaries. During a heated plenary on Thursday, Parliament chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked …

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