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07:53
07:53

Government Commissions Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula Road Works 1 2

The government entered into a 2-year pre-financing agreement with a Chinese firm; Chongqing International Construction Corporation-CICCO, which has commenced the project works, whose completion will take four years.
08:28
08:28

MPs Demand Debate On State Of Poor National Road Networks poor road network 1 3

It follows an outcry from several Members of Parliament during a plenary sitting on Tuesday in which they cited a lack of will from the government and unnecessary procurement delays in the road infrastructure development projects that affect the implementation of national strategic plans.
20:15
20:15

No New Fleet for G77, Non-Aligned Movement Summits 1 4

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mulimba explained that due to resource constraints, the government through the Ministry of Works and Transport has inspected 215,92 vehicles, out of which 1,543 have been found to be in good working condition.
15:10
15:10

Residents Stage Demo Over Heavy Trucks Plying Community Access Roads 1 4 Top story

Fred Kiweewa, the LC 1 Chairman of Kakinzi village explains that the heavy trucks carrying excess loads have destroyed culverts installed on the roads leaving them impassable.
09:03
09:03

Mbarara City Councilors Demand Accountability Of Katete Bridge Repairs 2 1

However, less than a month after repairs have been done, the plates on the bridge have developed holes and others are missing.
07:55
07:55

Foot Pilgrims Stuck at Katonga Bridge, Appeal for Temporary Pathway 1 2 Top story

John Mary Kabireho, the leader of the stranded Catholic foot pilgrims, explains that they have set up camp near the bridge in the hope that an emergency foot pathway will be provided for them to safely cross over.
07:41
07:41

Works Ministry Breaks Ground on New Training center for Road Equipment Operators 1 3 Top story

The need for such a center arose in 2015 when the Ugandan government invested US$155 million to purchase 1,151 road construction equipment units from Japan.
10:16
10:16

59 Graduate from Soroti Civil Aviation Academy 1 4

The graduates include 31 who obtained a Diploma in Piloting, 14 with a Diploma in aircraft maintenance engineering, 12 with certificates in flight operation and two with certificates in airline ground transport pilot license.
09:37
09:37

Construction of Major Bridge in Kasese Starts ministry of works 2 5

The bridge which connects Kitabu- Kisinga and Kyalhumba sub-counties was washed away by floods after River Nyamugasani burst its banks in 1966.
13:40
13:40

Works Ministry Invests 560M in Constructing Amolatar Community Road 4

The 20km road stretches from Kagga- Acengryeny to Ayamawele trading center, passing through the three swamps of Awonangiro, Aderolongo and Abalodyang. This is one of the many community roads in the district which were completely submerged by floods in the last two years.
14:46
14:46

Kalangala Marine Vessels Adjust Transport Schedules over Influx of Passengers 1 3

Engineer John Baptist Lubega, the Marine Transport Manager at Kalangala Infrastructure Services limited-KIS; a firm operating two ferries between Bukakata landing site at Masaka mainland and Luku in Kalangala district, says they have increased their daily round trips to 20 from 16 due to the high demand for service.
18:27
18:27

Ministry Asks Vehicle Owners to Register Vehicles in Person 1 1

Fred Byamukama the Minister of State for Transport said that applicants would have to appear in person with their National Identification cards for verification.
22:16
22:16

Bus Operators Fail to Enforce Hiked Transport Fares passengers 1 4

Caroline Apalat, a booking Clerk for Gogolon Transporters Ltd that plies the Kampala-Moroto route via Mbale, Kumi and Soroti in Eastern Uganda says several passengers who booked cancelled their Thursday trip forcing them to charge the initial rates.
11:22
11:22

103 Kilometers of Road Network Remain Cut Off in Nakasongola 1

Anyakun said that the government is closely working with the affected local governments to manage and extend help to the disaster victims. The minister’s statement fell short of mentioning the affected roads.
12:10
12:10

Nakasongola LCV Chairman Rejects Works Ministry Report On Culverts shoddy works 1 Top story

In his September 14, 2021 response to the CAO on behalf of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Works and Transport, Engineer T. Mugenyi says that results from tests conducted on the culverts submitted by the district indicate that they meet the specifications of class light pipes for the roads.
10:07
10:07

Nakasongola Leaders Want Roads Damaged by Floods Rehabilitated 1 3

Many roads are now impassable over heavy rains and rising water levels of Lake Kyoga since 2020. Some roads are submerged by water, culverts collapsed and filled with potholes.
09:23
09:23

One in Ten Boda Boda Riders in Kampala Using Stimulants- Study 4 1

The researchers at the department of population studies say they interviewed and tested over 780 riders in four Kampala divisions of Makindye, Nakawa, Rubaga and Kawempe where they would flag down whoever was carrying a passenger or one that had just dropped off a customer.
20:19
20:19

Focus Turns to Thousands That Drown Without Rescue Drowning 1 5 Top story

Fredrick Oporia, a Researcher based at the Makerere University School of Public Health says at least 95% of the people do not use life jackets and often only a few of them get rescue support when they drown.
19:27
19:27

Works Ministry officials meet over Exorbitant Bus Fares lockdown 1 1

The huge number of travelers prompted transporters to hike their fares. Bus fares to up country areas have more than doubled. For example, transport fares to the northern Uganda route specifically to Gulu has increased to between Shillings 100,000 and 130,000 from Shillings 40, previously. Travelers to Elegu border post are paying Shillings 150,000.
17:00
17:00

Regional Permit Offices Won't Reopen Till March 2021 Face Technologies

"The public will be notified through public notices and media announcements, when they can come to pick their licenses," says a statement from the Works and Transport Ministry. The refusal by the government to renew the license of Face Technologies drew public reactions, which had largely given approval of the South African company for the efficiency, it exhibited relative to previous operations.
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