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MPs summon Attorney General over vehicle inspection contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicles. This is after the committee chaired by Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko adjourned the meeting with the Public …

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Government reinstates mandatory vehicle inspection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has reinstated mandatory motor vehicle inspection, almost two years after it was suspended by Parliament following investigations into the contract award. Dennis Katungi, the Communication and Media Relations Manager at the Uganda Media Center disclosed this while addressing journalists. He explained that parliament resolved early …

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Ministry of Works completes contract negotiations with SGS

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport has completed negotiations with Swiss company Societe Generale De Surveillance (SGS) on the new contract. Permanent Secretary Wasswa Bageya says that they have submitted the contract to the Solicitor General for approval before it’s taken to the …

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Attorney General tells MPs to back off SGS contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General has cautioned parliament against terminating the contract of SGS-Societe Generale De Surveillance, the company contracted by government in 2015 to carry out mandatory vehicle inspection. Last year, parliament tasked the Attorney General to look into the possibility of terminating the $125 …

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MOTOR VEHICLES: Attorney General to study SGS contract

  Kampala, Uganda | UGANDA PARLIAMENT | The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga, has requested Parliament for time to study the contract between the government of Uganda and SGS (Societe Generale de Surveillance), the motor vehicle inspection firm. This followed debate Wednesday on the report of the Committee on Physical Infrastructure where …

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SGS confirms no deadline, but work continues

SGS under the guidance of Ministry of Works and Transport has revealed that there is no deadline for the mandatory motor vehicle inspection services. “Motorists are advised to bring their vehicles for inspection at the nearest inspection station to avoid any future inconveniences,” SGS said in a statement on Friday. State Minister of Works and Transport …

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Slow insurance growth in Uganda

Slow insurance growth, but Industry executives expect business to pick up Kampala, Uganda| Isaac Khisa| Uganda insurers recorded a 3.6% growth in premiums in 2016, their slowest growth rate in five years, citing harsh economic environment, slow implementation of infrastructural projects and reduced private sector credit. Full year industry performance …

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