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Three truck drivers arrested for inciting protest at Elegu border

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three cargo truck drivers are in police custody in Amuru district in connection to the protest at the Uganda-South Sudan border town of Elegu. The suspects, a Somali national and two Ugandans were picked up Tuesday afternoon following the chaos that erupted between cargo drivers at …

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COSASE probes UNRA over alleged extortion at weighbridges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, has resolved to probe the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA for allegedly extorting money from truck drivers at weighbridges. Joel Ssenyonyi, the Committee chairperson said that while UNRA is struggling to raise funds for the construction of …

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Hoima sugar truck drivers on the spot over spate of accidents

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Drivers attached to Hoima sugar limited are on the spot over rampant accidents along the Hoima-Kikuube road. A number of accidents have happened on this road in the last two months and most of the accidents have been caused by truck drivers attached to Hoima …

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Truck drivers resume transportation of goods to South Sudan

Amuu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is relief in Elegu township, Amuru district following the resumption of transportation of goods to the South Sudan capital, Juba by the long-distance truck drivers on Tuesday. More than 600 trucks had been parked at the Uganda-South Sudan border of Elegu in Amuru district …

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