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Buganda and Ankole have the best roads- report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The status of Uganda’s roads report as of June 30, 2020 has been submitted to Parliament and Lango with Karamoja sub-regions come off worst in the number of paved road kilometres. Members of parliament have been relentlessly questioning the criteria followed by the executive …

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Gov’t to operationalise boda boda free zone in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has extended deadline for operationalization of the boda boda free zone in Kampala to November 1st. The boda boda free zone will run along the boundaries of Wampewo roundabout- Jinja road to Kitgum house junction – Access road – Mukwano road to …

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Buvuma leaders plead with UNRA to tarmac road to landing site

Buvuma, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Buvuma have asked the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to tarmac roads in the district. The roads which connect to the islands are dusty and filled with many potholes. The leaders cite the 40-kilometre road from the docking site at Kirongo to …

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Minister Katumba Wamala commissions new Buvuma ferry

Buvuma, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Buvuma district could not hide their joy as the government commissioned a new ferry on Friday. The ferry is expected to make transport easier to residents and the business community who are mainly farmers and produce traders.  Gen. Katumba Wamala, the Minister for Works …

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Only registered taxis to resume operations on Thursday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As public transport partially reopens on Thursday, 4th June, only registered taxis will be allowed on the road. The development comes after a decision was made during a meeting held on Tuesday between the Minister for Works and Transport, Edward Katumba Wamala, Kampala Ministers, …

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Fuel transporters want separate space to park trucks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fuel transporters have asked the government to find them separate space to park their trucks from the general cargo due to safety reasons. In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, with truck drivers coming in contact with the community, government-designated stopovers for …

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UGX 65 billion Gulu municipality roads commisioned

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  19 rehabilitated roads in Gulu Municipality have been commissioned. The 6.04km of roads were upgraded with 65 billion Uganda Shillings grant from the Japan International Cooperation Agency – JICA. The rehabilitated roads are of Lagara Road, Prince Road, Coronation Road, Andrea Olal Road, Bank Lane, …

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PROFILE: Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala

On the greatest lesson in life His dream as a student at Old Kampala Senior Secondary School was to become a doctor but he ended up at Bukalasa Agricultural College. “I did sciences for prestige and ended up performing poorly, and not being admitted to Makerere University – the only …

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