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Kayoola EVS boasts of increasing passenger numbers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Operators of Uganda’s first-ever passenger electric bus, Kayoola EVS, are registering a high number of passengers. Kayoola bus is manufactured in Uganda by Kiira Motors Corporation. Two of these,have been offering passenger services at the Northern Bypass. On Monday, Kalita transporters deployed two Kira Motors Kayoola …

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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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