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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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MUSEVENI: Use your own car, boda or bicycle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has advised the public to minimize the use of public transport to curb the spread of COVID 19. On Saturday, the Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of COVID 19. The confirmed case is that of a 36-year-old Ugandan who travelled to …

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WUHAN VIRUS: China shuts down transport in nine cities

Beijing, China | AFP |  China Friday added a ninth city to a transport ban around the epicentre of a deadly virus, restricting the movement of some 32 million people as authorities scramble to control the disease. Jingzhou, with a population of 6.4 million, said Friday that all services departing …

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Tractor protest sparks ‘biggest’ Dutch traffic jam

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  Thousands of Dutch farmers drove their tractors on Tuesday to a huge protest against government climate policies, causing the country’ biggest ever traffic jams, officials said. The farmers travelled from all over the country to The Hague for the four-wheeled demonstration, saying they had …

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