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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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West Nile investors challenge Govt on poor roads

Nebbi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Local investors in West Nile are demanding that the government improves the poor state of roads if the sub region is to become a key investment hub. The Investors made the appeal in Nebbi district, during the first West Nile investment summit organized by …

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Police explains why officers overrule traffic lights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A few days ago, there was a heated argument between two drivers and traffic officers manning traffic at the Jinja road junction in the central division of Kampala City. Two drivers came out of their vehicles and confronted traffic officers who had stopped the …

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UNRA plans to reconstruct problematic Lwera stretch

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority -UNRA is set to redesign and reconstruct the entire Lwera stretch on the Kampala-Masaka highway as a permanent solution to the rampant breakdowns experienced on the section of the road. In the past four years, the 20-kilometer section of the …

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