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India donates trucks, buses to UPDF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF has received buses and courier trucks from the government of India. The Indian Prime Minister of India Shri Narender pledged to donate the equipment to UPDF when he visited Uganda in 2018. The equipment that includes 10 Tata …

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MPs Odonga Otto, Gilbert Olanya arrested in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested the Kilak South MP, Gilbert Olanya and Aruu South MP Samuel Odonga Otto for demonstrating against the continuous movement of trucks to and from Elegu border post in Amuru. Olanya and Otto were intercepted at Cereleno market in Gulu town. They …

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Migrant boat crossings to UK surge during virus lockdown

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The number of unaccompanied young migrants crossing the Channel from France to Britain has spiked during the coronavirus outbreak, as travel restrictions force them onto boats rather than trucks. Kent County Council in southeast England, which includes the major port of Dover, was dealing with …

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Congestion of trucks in Elegu worries Amuru leaders

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amuru district leaders are concerned about the increasing number of trucks at the Elegu border post. Joseph Ebalo, the Amuru district Internal Security Officer (ISO) says currently there are over 600 trucks parked inside and outside the designated parking yard. He says the genesis …

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URA bans trucks from parking outside warehouses, container depots

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Revenue Authority has banned trucks from parking outside bonded warehouses or container depots in an effort to control the movement of truckers. In a circular this morning, the tax body said trucks carrying cargo shall be permitted to only park inside boarded warehouses or …

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