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Government reinstates road user fees for taxis, commercial vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has reinstated operational fees for taxis and other commercial vehicles in Kampala city. In 2017, the government stopped Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA from collecting road user fees from taxis following complaints from the operators saying the charges were exorbitant. The operators used …

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Entebbe taxi leaders enforce COVID-19 guidelines

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Taxi leaders in Entebbe have started enforcing COVID-19 guidelines for taxis that ply Kampala-Entebbe road. The Ministry of Works and Transport on Monday warned it would shut down public transport again because of non-compliance with Covid-19 guidelines. Minister Katumba Wamala said that public commuter …

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Kampala minister suspends all taxi association charges

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Kampala Betty Amongi has announced the suspension of charges being imposed by various Taxi Associations in Kampala and the Greater Metropolitan Area for a month. She said that during this period, there will be no withdrawal of the collected welfare fees held on …

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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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KCCA impounds over 70 taxis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has impounded more than 70 taxis for operating in ungazetted areas in Kampala. Since Monday, KCCA has been cracking down taxis operating on Burton street, Copper complex and Nakivubo mews among other areas. According to KCCA Ddeputy spokesperson Robert Kalumba, …

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140 taxis cleared to operate in Entebbe

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Entebbe Municipal Council has so far cleared 140 taxis to operate within the municipality.   The public service vehicles are being registered as part of government efforts to streamline the transport industry within the Kampala Metropolitan Area.   During registration, applicants are expected to provide a photocopy …

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10,000 taxis cleared to operate in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 10,000 taxis have been cleared to operate in greater Kampala Metropolitan area. Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA has registered and issued route numbers to 13,301 taxis but 10,501 taxis so far have route charts and are allowed on the road. This means …

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12,000 taxis registered so far by KCCA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 12,000 taxis have so far been registered by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and secured route numbers. Last month, KCCA working with the Ministry of Works and Transport started the registration of taxis at Kitante Primary School and Old Kampala Secondary School. The …

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