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Bus companies in Kabale double fares as public transport resumes

  Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bus companies in Kabale have doubled the fares following the resumption of public transport. Buses and taxis resumed operations today, 42 days after President Yoweri Museveni suspended public transport to contain the spread of COVID-19. On Friday while reopening public transport, Museveni said that …

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COVID-19: Bus fares hiked as many leave Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Long-distance bus fares have doubled as people flock the bus stations to travel upcountry. This follows the Sunday night announcement by President Yoweri Museveni, of new COVID-19 containment measures. The president said passenger transport between or through districts would be banned starting June 10 – …

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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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