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Museveni allows learners, teachers to use public transport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has given further clarifications allowing teachers and learners to use public transport if the transporters can observe the recommended standard operating procedures. As part of the guidelines for reopening, the Ministry of Education had barred teachers and learners from using general …

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Masaka city leadership to close illegal taxi parks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in the newly created Masaka city are to reorganize the management of the public transport. Masaka is among the seven regional cities that started operations on Wednesday with the commencement of the 2020/21 financial year. John Bahengana, the acting head of technical services …

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Mbarara municipal authority to remove 2000 boda bodas

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbarara municipal council has embarked on a process to eliminate over 2000 boda boda riders from the central business district as part of its efforts to streamline public transport and reduce congestion in the city that comes into effect on July 1, 2020. Statistics …

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All Kampala taxis to have a new look

Kampala taxis to get new route stickers  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Having completed the registration exercise of all taxis in Kampala, the Ministry of Works and Transports will soon issue special route stickers for use in the city. “Taxis will soon be easily identifiable with route charts, numbers, …

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Passengers stranded as public transport reopens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several passengers were on Thursday morning left stranded as public transport resumed two months after PSVs were thrown off the roads as the country made attempts to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The ban was lifted earlier this week and according to …

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Only registered taxis to resume operations on Thursday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As public transport partially reopens on Thursday, 4th June, only registered taxis will be allowed on the road. The development comes after a decision was made during a meeting held on Tuesday between the Minister for Works and Transport, Edward Katumba Wamala, Kampala Ministers, …

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