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Road rehabilitation works in greater Luwero stall over budget cuts

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Districts in greater Luwero are stuck with impassable roads following budget cuts in quarter one of the financial year 2022/23. Nakaseke district was expected to receive 138.6 million Shillings, Nakasongola 130 million Shillings, and Luwero 300 million Shillings in the first quarter releases. However, the Ministry …

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Bundibugyo leaders seek UGX 6Bn to fix roads destroyed by floods

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district leaders are seeking 6.8 billion Shillings to reconstruct 24 roads and bridges that have been destroyed by floods. Bundibugyo district is vulnerable to floods, landslides, and drought among other natural calamities, according to the Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Profile by the Ministry for …

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Nabbanja apologizes over delayed upgrade of Nakaseke roads

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has apologized to residents and leadership of Nakaseke district over the delayed upgrade of Luwero-Butalangu road, Butalangu-Kapeeka-Kituuma, and Kapeeka-Kisuule roads among others. She was responding to complaints raised by residents and Nakaseke district officials led by the LCV chairperson, Ignatius Koomu …

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Centenary monument to give way for Kampala Fly Over Project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Centenary Park Monument in Kampala shall be relocated as Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA undertakes construction of the Kampala Flyover Project. The monument standing at the park opposite the Electoral Commission offices was designed by Makerere University lecturer, Sylvia Nabiteeko Katende to mark 100 …

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COMMENT: We can all fit on the road

COMMENT | ELIZABETH K. PATIENCE | Thank God that not long ago, we received the long awaited showers of blessings that saved us from dust. However, the roads sometimes seem too small for the motorists and pedestrians. When I say “road” I don’t only mean the highway but all passable …

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