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Taxi operators decry low passenger numbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Taxi operators plying different routes within Kampala city are living in uncertainty about the future of their business, due to the gradual decline in the number of people using taxis. The taxi operators say the number of people using taxis dropped since the government lifted …

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Police hunt for gunmen who robbed Link Bus passengers

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mityana District is hunting a group of gunmen who mounted a roadblock and robbed an unspecified amount of money from passengers aboard a Kampala-bound Link Bus. It is alleged that the passengers were traveling on a night bus from Bundibugyo when the …

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UAE eases restrictions on transit passengers from Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Arab Emirates-UAE has relaxed measures for transit passengers from Uganda. The passengers will no longer have to conduct two COVID-19 tests before departing from Entebbe International Airport. This comes days after the UAE lifted a travel ban on flights from Uganda following reports …

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Masaka fares double as traffic from Kampala is diverted via new road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public transport costs for passengers using the Kampala-Masaka highway have been increased after the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA technical team diverted traffic to carry out repairs on the failed sections of the road. A section of the Kampala-Masaka highway collapsed after culverts used to fix …

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Uganda-Rwanda border still closed two years down the road

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda-Rwanda borders of Katuna and Chanika in Kabale and Kisoro districts respectively are yet to reopen two years following their closure by Rwandan President, Paul Kagame on February 27, 2019.  Kagwe issued a travel advisory to his nationals against travelling to Uganda, saying their …

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Dozens turned away from Entebbe airport over the weekend

  Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Close to 50 people who traveled to meet or see off travelers at Entebbe International Airport over the weekend were turned away. It followed a statement issued by Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA on Saturday indicating only three people including the air bound passenger will …

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International passenger numbers steadily increasing – UCAA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority – UCAA says international passenger numbers are steadily increasing. Fred K. Bamwesigye, acting director general UCAA said this on Friday evening during a press conference at Entebbe International Airport. Entebbe Airport resumed commercial passenger flights on 1st October, 2020, after …

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