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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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Police impounds bus for carrying excess passengers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Rubanda district have impounded a bus belonging to Kwizera Executive Bus Company for carrying excess passengers contrary to the guidelines issued by government. The Kigezi region police spokesman Elly Maate identifies the bus as registration number UBE 978Z. According to Maate, while …

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Airlines improvise gradual liftoff as lockdowns ease

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP |  Cabin crews on standby with destinations revealed only hours before the flight, pilots put on simulators to keep up to date — an airline restarting after the pandemic is a far cry from the clockwork precision of the pre-coronavirus world. “Flexibility” is the top …

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