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Bazil Mugisha named new Director Traffic Police

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five of the seven police directors who were recently forced out of office following the expiry of their contract have been replaced. They are Erasmus Twaruhukwa, the former Legal Director Uganda Police Force, Joseph Mugisa, the Former Director Fire and Emergency Rescue Services, …

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Major traffic operations launched on all road out of Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City roads are a bee hive of traffic as he festive season draws near. There is heavy traffic vehicles destined for upcountry areas. Hundreds of people were also spotted on Monday jostling through the busy streets to find alternative routes to avoid the heavy …

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Traffic jam hits Kampala as anti-corruption walk starts

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several roads in the central business district have been closed ahead of the anti-corruption walk that President Yoweri Museveni will lead today. The walk is aimed at intensifying the fight against corruption. The walk will start from the Constitutional Square to Kololo Ceremonial …

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KCCA to overhaul Kampala CBD traffic flow

✳ All Taxis plying Entebbe road shall be moved from Old Taxi Park to Usafi Park ✳ Vehicles currently operating on the streets around the park will be moved into the park ✳ Traffic flow along Ben Kiwanuka Street shall be one way. All on-street parking shall be suspended Kampala, Uganda …

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Japan offers sh88billion grant to improve Kampala traffic

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government has today signed a grant agreement with Japan for sh88.6 billion project to help improve traffic control in Kampala. Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija signed the grant aid agreement with the Japanese Ambasador Kazuaki Kameda . The grant  will be spent on constructing …

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Police warns of terror threat, unveils Martyrs Day traffic guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With only four days left to this year’s Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations, security agencies have put pilgrims on the high alert for suspected terror threats. The Deputy Police spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says they have received intelligence indicating that suspected terrorists have sneaked into the country. …

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UPDF start probe on Kampala-Jinja Road traffic incident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi retired Major General Matayo Kyaligonza has come under attack from the public for manhandling a female traffic police officer. Gen. Kyaligonza, a National Resistance Army (NRA) historical was captured in a photo on Sunday together with his two armed UPDF …

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Traffic Police stuck with 20,000 driving permits

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force is stuck with over 20,000 driving permits that have not been picked by traffic offenders. Some of the permits have been confiscated from errant drivers and multiple traffic offenders. The drivers are usually expected to pick the permits after …

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