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Police to crackdown on private cars turned into taxis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has warned private car owners against turning their vehicles into taxis. Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said they have reports of how private cars are now carrying people bringing them to Kampala. …

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KCCA speakers want taxi, boda boda guidelines discussed in council

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speakers from the five city divisions want the proposed transport guidelines by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA discussed by their councils before they are adopted. Through their umbrella, the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Speakers’ Forum, the speakers say they should be allowed to discuss the …

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Taxis will come back to Kampala after lockdown- Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi has disputed as untrue, suggestions that taxis will have to wait longer to return to Kampala after the lockdown is lifted. Amongi told journalists at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala today that the document that …

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171 taxis impounded for defying public transport ban

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have today impounded 171 Taxis in Kampala for defying President Museveni’s ban on public transport. Museveni on Wednesday night suspended all means of public transport in a bid to contain the spread of COVID -19, an epidemic that has so far infected …

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Carbon Emissions: 60 Entebbe Airport taxis laid off

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has disqualified 60 airport taxis from operating at Entebbe International Airport on account of being old.  The affected taxis, manufactured majorly before 2003, were discontinued between September 2019 and January 7th 2020. This is line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda …

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Govt cancels daily levies on all Public Service Vehicles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has officially cancelled daily levies on all Public Service Vehicles and ordered a stop to the use of agents in the collection of park user fees from taxi operators. All PSVs will now make a single annual E-payment of sh720,000 and sh840,000 for …

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