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Buganda and Ankole have the best roads- report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The status of Uganda’s roads report as of June 30, 2020 has been submitted to Parliament and Lango with Karamoja sub-regions come off worst in the number of paved road kilometres. Members of parliament have been relentlessly questioning the criteria followed by the executive …

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COVID-19: Ministry of finance, UNRA staff test positive

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  At least 21 staff at the Ministry of Finance and six from Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) have tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the cases grow among different private and public agencies. Finance staff under-went mandatory COVID-19 test on August 19. Test results, according …

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UNRA delays evictions of northern bypass taxi operators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Road users along the Kampala Northern bypass may continue to endure traffic jams and accidents as Uganda Road’s Authority (UNRA) delays the eviction of illegal taxi stages along the highway. The authority blamed traffic jams and accidents along Northern bypass on illegal taxi stages which …

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Northern bypass taxi operators agree to relocate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commuter taxi operators that have been operating outside gazzeted tax parks have agreed to relocate to the parks as part of UNRA’s effort to reduce traffic along the Northern bypass. UNRA recently said the creation of taxi stages out of the parks along the bypass …

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Buvuma leaders plead with UNRA to tarmac road to landing site

Buvuma, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in Buvuma have asked the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to tarmac roads in the district. The roads which connect to the islands are dusty and filled with many potholes. The leaders cite the 40-kilometre road from the docking site at Kirongo to …

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UNRA to divert traffic at Naalya roundabout

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has revealed plans to divert traffic at Naalya roundabout to allow for the ongoing expansion of the Northern bypass. UNRA’s media relations manager, Allan Ssempebwa says effective July 23, Kamuli road that leads to Naalya roundabout shall be closed and …

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Custodian Board admits selling contested property to Mukwano

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the sub-committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises have dropped investigations into compensation paid to Mukwano Industries by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA). The decision by the sub-committee which was tasked by Parliament to investigate the dubious acquisition …

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