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08:13
08:13

UWA Bans Passing Through Murchison Falls National Park Past 7:00pm press release 1

Effective today May 6th, 2024, the Uganda National Roads Authority has directed the closure of Karuma Bridge to heavy traffic, including buses, lorries, and trailers, allowing only passenger vehicles with a capacity of less than 28 people.
08:05
08:05

Over 100 Displaced as River Zoka Floods Ukusijoni Sub-County UNRA 1 2

Evelyn Droru, one of the affected residents says that the floods were triggered by a two-day downpour received in the area. She further notes that access to schools have become a challenge for their children since all the connecting bridges in these areas are submerged.
09:13
09:13

Alur King Renews Demand to Tarmac Nebbi-Goli-Paidha Road UNRA 2 2

Speaking to the State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, who represented the President, Phillip Rauni Olarker III noted that tarmacking of the road will bring about development and economic benefits for the people and the districts.
09:23
09:23

Kitala-Gerenge Road Delays Dent UNRA's Claim to In-House Capacity Katabi Town Council 3 1

The road branches off from the Kampala-Entebbe highway at Kitala, snaking through the peninsular up to a first-class real estate project and a landing site where Katabi Town Council secured land for the fishing community a few years ago.
11:11
11:11

Sorry State of Nyakambu Bridge in Sheema District Irks Residents UNRA 6 2

The Nyakambu Bridge connects three districts of Sheema, Mbarara, and Buhweju and crosses Nyakambu Wetland in Masheruka Town Council in Sheema District.
11:34
11:34

Mubende- Kakumiro Road PAPs Protest Compensation Rates UNRA 5 2

The residents of East Division and Kiyuuni Sub-county in Mubende District claim that some of their properties were undervalued during the construction of the 30km road that was commissioned in 2020.
11:17
11:17

UNRA Announces Temporary Suspension of Kazinga Ferry Services 4 2 Top story

UNRA spokesperson, Allan Ssempebwa, says that ferry services will be suspended on Thursday and Friday this week to allow the routine repair and maintenance services.
09:19
09:19

Uganda Constructs New Highway Linking Moroto to Kenya UNRA 1 1

The Lokitanyala road will be upgraded to Bitumen II grade and will have at least two bridges, drainage channels and culverts. The contract is an extension of the job done on the Soroti – Katakwi-Moroto road section at a total cost of about 646.8 billion Shillings. The first section was completed in November 2019.
06:23
06:23

Pictorial: Flooding in Apac District UNRA 11

The small canoes carry a total of 9 passengers at a cost of 1000 shillings per head without luggage. They charge 4000 for a person crossing with a bicycle and 5000 shillings for one with a motorcycle. Luggage are charged separately depending on the size and weight.
07:26
07:26

District Chairpersons Decry Late Release of Funds Rwenzori 1 2

In their presentation, the leaders noted that most of the funds from central government are released late and at times towards the end of the financial year, which makes them hard to be utilized.
15:59
15:59

Speeding UPDF Truck Knocks Dead Sembabule Man UNRA 1

The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.
17:48
17:48

Ankole, Buganda Have Best Roads, Karamoja the Worst - Katumba Wamala road network 1 2

According to General Katumba Wamala, the Ministry and Uganda National Roads Authority followed specific criteria in paving roads and overtime, the coverage will be enhanced. He says some of the technical reasons behind paving the roads include; roads critical to support agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, minerals and other economic activities.
17:27
17:27

Buvuma Leaders Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Landing Site Buvuma District 1 4

The LCV Chairperson Buvuma, Alex Mabiriizi says the district is struggling to repair the road since it was not budgeted for in the 2020/2021 financial year budget.
11:54
11:54

UPDF Engineers Complete First Phase of Buhinga Stadium Construction Fort Portal 1

Eng Besigye Bekunda, the head of the engineering Brigade, says the major task they had to accomplish in the first phase was the construction of the perimeter wall around the stadium and they have completed it.
13:03
13:03

Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Grounded Due to Submerged Docking Pier RDC 3 1 Top story

Fred Wandera, a businessman in Buvuma notes that their business are hit hard whenever the ferry is out of service. He asks government to explore other alternatives as they wait to work on the docking pier.
14:56
14:56

Heavy Rains Wash Away Major Bridge in Moroto UNRA 4 1

Trucks from Kenya to Moroto and vice versa transporting goods cannot use the road, which has hampered cross border trade between Moroto and Lodwar in Kenya.
11:12
11:12

Increasing Water Levels Interrupt Construction of Kiyindi-Kirongo Docking Piers UNRA 2 1 Top story

Engineer Ismail Kyazze, the Ferry Service Operations manager in UNRA, who is also in charge of inspecting the construction of the new ferry, says they have completed assembled the ferry and read to start work as planned.
19:54
19:54

Tini Petro, Kyenjojo-Hoima Road Construction Firm Asked to Settle Dispute Outside Court UNRA 1 1

In September last year, Tini Petro Uganda signed a contract to supply fuel to the Chinese-owned Shengli Engineering company which is constructing the 100-kilometre Kyenjojo-Kabwoya road in Hoima district. According to the contract, Shengli was supposed to pay for the fuel on a monthly basis.
22:10
22:10

NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma UNRA 1 3

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very bad shape and may not deliver the seedlings on time as anticipated.
12:28
12:28

Traders, Travelers Irked by Delayed Completion of Kampala-Jinja Road UNRA 1 6

Uganda National Roads Authority –UNRA embarked on the emergency repairs of sections along the road, covering the stretch from Nakawa to Mukono, a job tendered to a Serbian firm; Energy project-Niskogradnja. The work Which was intended to improve the pavement surface started in July 2019 and was initially planned to take nine months.
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