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UNRA to clear illegal structures, markets on Entebbe road reserves

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has finalized plans to clear illegal structures and markets located on their reserves along national roads. The clean-up exercise to protect the national road asset will start with Kampala-Entebbe road and will later cover Kampala-Jinja road, Kampala-Masaka road, Kampala-Mityana road, Kampala-Hoima road and Kampala-Bombo road, …

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ART: Uganda through Miller’s lens

There is something about Uganda that fascinates as well as it baffles, especially foreign eyes. It appears that the much touted mantra of “gifted by nature” strikes more of a chord among foreigners than Ugandans. Could it be that Ugandans are caught in the rut of the old adage, “familiarity …

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After Olympic exploits, Cheptegei takes on Kipsiro at Kololo

After a strong Olympics debut where he finished 6th in the 10,000m and 8th in the 5,000m finals, Joshua Cheptegei will hope to emulate this performance off the track when the national cross country championships are held on Saturday at Kololo in Kampala. Cheptegei will face several veterans of cross country …

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Oil and gas boom in 2017

Setting up an oil refinery remains a big headache for the country’s oil and gas resources Optimism is the mood as the countdown to Uganda’s first oil continues and pressure mounts on the government to put in place critical infrastructure necessary for oil production in four years. “The government should …

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UPDF helps prepare Kololo for World Cross-country champs

Work on remodeling and designing Kololo Independence Ground to give it an international look ahead of March’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships has started. The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Engineering Brigade has been contracted by the Kampala 2017 Local organizing committee to make the improvements ahead of the March 26, 2017 …

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VIDEO: Kalita Bus accident claims 7, dozens injured

Seven people have been confirmed dead after an accident involving a Fort Portal bound Kalita bus registration UAG 409T  and a truck whose registration is not yet confirmed. Police confirmed that seven people, on their way from Kampala to Fort Portal, died after the crash in Kyenjojo. Dozens who were critically …

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