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Police clears UNRA repairs on Jinja highway

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Traffic police have cleared Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to proceed with road repairs on the Jinja highway. UNRA spokesperson, Mark Ssali, said the road repairs will start from Spears Motors junction in Nakawa Division in Kampala to Mukono Municipality. Ssali said the 3.5km …

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Repair works start today on Jinja road, traffic to be diverted

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will starting tonight do emergency repairs on sections along the Kampala-Mukono-Jinja Highway. One lane of the section of the road between Bweyogerere and Namanve will be temporarily closed to traffic starting 10pm tonight. Traffic will be diverted to …

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Leaders upbeat as MV Sigulu launches onto L. Victoria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders from Namayingo district are optimistic that the newly constructed Sigulu ferry will improve service delivery in the area. They observed that social services had stalled in the islands as a number of government employees declined deployment to Sigulu and Dolwe islands due to …

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UNRA tasked to explain diversion of compensation funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Finance Director of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Brazza Kwesiga has been tasked to explain the diversion of 60.5 billion Shillings meant for the compensation of Project Affected Persons (PAPs). The query was first cited by the Auditor General in his report for …

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UNRA decries theft of construction materials for Pakwach-Panyimur road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA has raised a red flag over theft of construction materials meant for the Pakwach-Panyimur road. UNRA contracted Kark Technical Services Limited to carry out construction works on the 34km road. The work includes; installation of culverts, paving, levelling deep potholes …

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UNRA gets UGX 4 Trillion for oil roads land acquisition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has allocated 4 trillion shillings towards land acquisition and compensation for three oil roads in the 2019/2020 financial year.  The roads are Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko, Masindi-Biiso, Masindi-Bugungu and Buhimba-Kakumiro-Mubende. According to Finance minister Matia Kasaija, the allocation is part of the 6.4 trillion Shillings budget …

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Museveni commissions USMID roads in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned 13 roads that were constructed in Gulu Municipality under World Bank funded, Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID Project. Construction of the more than 10-kilometres of roads commenced in 2017 at a tune of 43 billion Shillings. Constructed …

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Kagina builds new culture at UNRA

Four years later, her corruption-proof strategy takes shape amidst huge expectations and challenges Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2015 when President Yoweri Museveni appointed Allen Kagina to head the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the body had sunk deep into jaw dropping corruption. Exposure and investigations into the …

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