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MPs summon Attorney General over vehicle inspection contract

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicles. This is after the committee chaired by Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko adjourned the meeting with the Public …

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MPs want gov’t to resolve SGS contract saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked the government to expedite resolving the SGS contract saga. In March 2015, Societe Generale De Surveillance (SGS) signed a 12.5-million-dollar contract with the government to carry out routine vehicle inspection to keep off the road vehicles in poor mechanical condition. …

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Government reinstates mandatory vehicle inspection

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has reinstated mandatory motor vehicle inspection, almost two years after it was suspended by Parliament following investigations into the contract award. Dennis Katungi, the Communication and Media Relations Manager at the Uganda Media Center disclosed this while addressing journalists. He explained that parliament resolved early …

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Ministry of Works completes contract negotiations with SGS

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Works and Transport has completed negotiations with Swiss company Societe Generale De Surveillance (SGS) on the new contract. Permanent Secretary Wasswa Bageya says that they have submitted the contract to the Solicitor General for approval before it’s taken to the …

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SGS confirms no deadline, but work continues

SGS under the guidance of Ministry of Works and Transport has revealed that there is no deadline for the mandatory motor vehicle inspection services. “Motorists are advised to bring their vehicles for inspection at the nearest inspection station to avoid any future inconveniences,” SGS said in a statement on Friday. State Minister of Works and Transport …

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