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Traffic jams increasing cost of doing business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs, Kyofatogabye Kabuye, has told Parliament that congestion in Kampala Capital City has a bearing on the cost of doing business, causing financial loss to travellers who use public transport. Kabuye said that traffic jam …

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Heavy rain worsens appalling state of shortcuts along Kampala-Jinja highway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Regular downpours in Mukono municipality have worsened the already appalling state of roads used as shortcuts by travelers running away from traffic jam along Kampala-Jinja highway. The most damaged routes include Namuyenje-Kyawambogo, Lweza-Nabuti, Wantoni-Namubiru-Nakawolole, Bajjo-Serado and UCU-Kirowooza-Namilyango-Kireku roads. Most of the routes had gradually developed …

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Security heightened in Kampala markets, major roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Military personnel have been deployed at all major road junctions in Kampala City.  In the City centre, there is a visible security presence at Wandegeya traffic lights, Clock Tower, Shoprite traffic lights, Kibuye roundabout, Bombo road junction, Nsambya traffic lights and Jinja Road. At all …

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UNRA delays evictions of northern bypass taxi operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Road users along the Kampala Northern bypass may continue to endure traffic jams and accidents as Uganda Road’s Authority (UNRA) delays the eviction of illegal taxi stages along the highway. The authority blamed traffic jams and accidents along Northern bypass on illegal taxi stages which …

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Traffic jam hits Kampala as private cars return on streets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala has marked an increase in traffic congestion along the major junctions as private cars returned on the roads with the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. URN journalists were in Kamwokya, Kalerwe, Bwaise and Wandegeya and found that unlike during the lockdown, the …

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