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Regional driving permit offices won’t reopen till March 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The issuance of driving permits at all regional offices remains suspended as normalcy returns at the Kampala head offices of Face Technologies. Hundreds of people thronged the Kyambogo-based offices for the third day to get their documents after the offices were reopened after seven days …

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PAC questions Ministry of Works officials for hiring private architects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee on Thursday questioned Ministry of Works and Transport officials for hiring private architects to design buildings, despite the ministry having architect staff. Officials from the Ministry had appeared before the committee to respond to queries raised …

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12,000 taxis registered so far by KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 12,000 taxis have so far been registered by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and secured route numbers. Last month, KCCA working with the Ministry of Works and Transport started the registration of taxis at Kitante Primary School and Old Kampala Secondary School. The …

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Stickers for essential workers still valid – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has come out and cleared the air stating that stickers that were issued out by the Ministry of works and transport to 26 categories of ‘essential workers’ are still valid and helpful. Senior Superintendent of Police – SSP Norman Musinga, also Kampala …

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Police warns against overcharging truck drivers for parking

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police has warned managers and owners of designated parking premises for long distance trucks against overcharging drivers. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala in the weekly Joint Security Taskforce briefing, Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson said they have received a number of …

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Two people arrested with fake COVID-19 vehicle stickers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kampala is holding two suspects for forging COVID-19 vehicle stickers. The two identified as Dickson Mugarura and one only identified as Julius were found with a replica of permits issued by the Ministry of Works and Transport to ease the movement of …

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Works Ministry shuts down all driving permit issuing offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport has today closed all driving permit facilities around the country due to the ongoing lockdown as a precaution to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The ministry made the announcement through a text message sent to phones of …

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Works Ministry downplays impact of disbanding TLB, road safety council

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport has downplayed the impending disbandment of the Transport Licensing Board-TLB and National Road Safety Council-NRSC.  Parliament passed the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998 (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which among other proposals provides for the disbandment of TLB and …

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MV Kalangala to undergo major servicing in February

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport will ensure MV Kalangala, one of the major marine vessels plying from the main land in Entebbe to Kalangala undergoes major servicing in February this year. Sadala Musoke, the managing director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, the company that …

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