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Entebbe Expressway monies to help sort China loan

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Payment of user toll fees has started at the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Works and Transport Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala who launched the commencement of toll collections at Kajjansi said the collections will be used to maintain and repay a $350 million loan that Uganda …

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Kampala fly over project takes shape

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala fly over project is taking shape with several sections of the works almost halfway to completion. The construction of the 3.2 kilometer project which started last year involves the construction of a modern (clock tower) flyover, a four lane Nsambya underpass, a clock …

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Suspected girlfriend arrested over death of UNRA’s human resource manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding one suspect in connection to the death of Hajj Rashid Kamoga Kulima, a senior human resource manager of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA who died under unclear circumstances. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson said that …

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UNRA to develop four landing sites on Lake Bunyonyi

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will only develop four out of the projected nine landing sites during the establishment of ferry services on Lake Bunyonyi. The possibility of ferry services on Africa’s second deepest lake is a result of a campaign commitment made in 2015 …

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Police probe suspected murder of UNRA’s senior human resource manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have opened up an investigation into the death of Hajj Rashid Kamoga Kulima, a senior human resource manager of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. Assistant Superintendent of Police Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson said that unknown people brought Kamoga to Seguku …

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Residents demand expedition of Tororo-Busia road works

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents in Busia district have asked the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to expedite the construction of the 24 kilometers Tororo-Busia road. The contract for the construction of the 141 Billion Shillings road was awarded to China Railway 18 Construction Company limited. George Barasa, Ronald …

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UNRA pleads with locals to allow construction of access road in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA have pleaded with landowners in Wii Layibi village, Bardege-Layibi division, Gulu municipality to allow a Chinese contractor to start construction of a 2.2 kilometer access road. Construction of the road linking to Gulu Logistics Hub has stalled for …

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What the Kampala Jinja Expressway KJE will look like

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Monday launched the Request for Proposal (RFP) and online procurement process for the Kampala-Jinja Expressway (KJE) Public-Private Partnership Project. The new expressway when done will address the existing Kampala-Jinja road inadequacy, which is a major bottleneck to transportation of …

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Gov’t to start tolling Kampala-Entebbe Expressway next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government will next year start charging road users toll fees along Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. This was announced on Tuesday by the Minister of Works and Transport Gen Katumba Wamala. In May 2011, the government acquired a loan worth USD 350 Million from the Exim Bank …

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