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Few passengers, fuel costs hit bus operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reduced demand for upcountry travel, the relatively high fares and the rising costs of fuel have combined to inflict losses on bus companies, according to operators URN talked to. They however say they cannot abandon their business at this time because they have to …

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Moroto-Lokitanyala road to boost regional integration

Kampala, Uganda | Ian Katusiime | The upgrading of the 42km Moroto-Lokitanyala road from gravel to bituminous standard has been billed as a boon for regional integration. The road from Moroto town skirting deep into Karamoja up to the Uganda Kenya border has been hailed as a timely intervention for boosting …

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Kampala’s Old Taxi Park to reopen this month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The old taxi park will be reopened on October 20, even before completion of the renovation works, Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA has resolved. A report presented by Hakim Kizza, the Executive Secretary for Engineering and Works to the KCCA council on Thursday, indicates …

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President Museveni advises taxi drivers to form apex body

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has directed taxi associations in the country to form one apex body for proper management and regulation. According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of taxi drivers and operators …

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Kampala’s Old Taxi Park razed to the ground

KCCA PLANS 🔵 Register Boda Bodas and Taxis operating in the City 🔵 Creating a digital data base of those operating in the City 🔵 Gazette Parks, stages, routes and stops for taxis and Boda Bodas 🔵 Introduce route numbers and rout colors for all the taxis 🔵 Identification of drivers/riders …

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Lockdown: Several stranded at Mulago hospital after discharge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several people are stuck at Mulago National Referral hospital after being discharged due to failure to get transport means back to their homes because of the nationwide lockdown. President Yoweri Museveni banned both private and public transport means on March 18th, 2020, as part …

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