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Police truck knocks woman dead along Northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police truck has knocked dead a woman at Kalerwe along the Northern bypass in Kawempe division. The deceased is 24-year-old Penelope Kyomuhendo. According to eyewitnesses, the police truck that was speeding towards Kalerwe knocked Kyomuhendo at around 7:20 am and sped off. Wamadi Okanya, …

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Police, army deployed to track Northern bypass thugs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of more than 20 military and police personnel have been deployed to track thugs who attack road users at Northern bypass. A senior police source says that police and military commanders in Kampala Metropolitan have resolved to deploy undercover security personnel after learning …

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UNRA’s Northern Bypass problem

Why the 21km dual lane highway could still need more time despite a June 2021 target for completion Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) managers are still grappling with the usual problems of road construction like land acquisition, stubborn contractors and bad weather but the …

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UNRA delays evictions of northern bypass taxi operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Road users along the Kampala Northern bypass may continue to endure traffic jams and accidents as Uganda Road’s Authority (UNRA) delays the eviction of illegal taxi stages along the highway. The authority blamed traffic jams and accidents along Northern bypass on illegal taxi stages which …

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Northern bypass taxi operators agree to relocate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commuter taxi operators that have been operating outside gazzeted tax parks have agreed to relocate to the parks as part of UNRA’s effort to reduce traffic along the Northern bypass. UNRA recently said the creation of taxi stages out of the parks along the bypass …

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UNRA to divert traffic at Naalya roundabout

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has revealed plans to divert traffic at Naalya roundabout to allow for the ongoing expansion of the Northern bypass. UNRA’s media relations manager, Allan Ssempebwa says effective July 23, Kamuli road that leads to Naalya roundabout shall be closed and …

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Police pick 147 suspects in Northern Bypass operation

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A joint security team led by the Commander Kampala Metropolitan Police CP Moses Kafeero Thursday night carried out an “intelligence led” operation along Northern bypass and arrested several suspected criminals. About 147 suspects were arrested, and are being screened before they appear in …

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Three arrested for terrorising motorists on northern bypass

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police are holding three suspected masterminds of attacks on motorists during heavy traffic along Northern Bypass.  The suspects are Alex Matovu, Shaban Rwanyaga and another only identified as Mubilu. Five other suspects including Ken, Babar, Zaina, and Ka-Africa and Richard are still on run. The …

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Traffic along Northern by-pass diverted for two months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic along the Northern bypass has been diverted for a period of two months to enable civil works on the highway. The diversions take effect from Friday. According to the January 24 public notice issued by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, the diversions will enable …

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