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20:07
20:07

Gulu Medical School Guild President Arrested over Demonstration criminal activities 1 1

Saul Nassasira was picked by the Police Field Force Unit personnel shortly after police used teargas to disperse the students after a four day sit down strike.
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 3 1

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
18:13
18:13

Njeru Residents Opt for Water Transport to Beat the Inter-District Travel Ban security 1 2

The residents, most of them casual labourers and market vendors say that security teams are demanding national and work identity cards, from every person who intends to cross the Nile bridge, yet many of them do not have documents and do not belong to the category of essential workers who are allowed to cross the district boundary.
18:09
18:09

Uganda Gets UGX 480 Billion Grant from World Bank for Infrastructure transport

The funds got from the International Development Agency, IDA will also help and improve access to social services and job opportunities Projects to benefit from the grant include the Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts which will upgrade 105 kilometres of the Koboko-Yumbe-Moyo road from gravel to bitumen.
15:06
15:06

Shortage of Vehicles Slows COVID-19 Response Activities in Gulu security personnel 3

The task force that started its operations in March with 25 cars has remained with only five functional vehicles after cars belonging to government departments and agencies were withdrawn when the lockdown restrictions were eased.
19:09
19:09

Taxi Drivers in Jinja Want Curfew Hours Adjusted transport 3 1

The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.
13:17
13:17

Hundreds Stranded as 260 Taxis Fail to Resume Operations in Luweero taxi driver 3 2

Asuman Kaaya the Secretary of Luweero Town Council Taxi Management Association says that there are over 260 taxis operating from Luweero to Kampala city but none have acquired route charts to ply on the road.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted lockdown 3 1

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
18:08
18:08

Nakaseke District Suspends Road Works After Budget Cuts traders 5 1

Richard Mavuma, the Nakaseke District Secretary for Finance says that the plans were thwarted when the Uganda Road Fund scaled-down funding to Local governments. Mavuma made reference to a circular issued on May 11, 2020, indicating that the Road Find will not make financial releases for the fourth quarter.
16:20
16:20

Police Quells Teachers Strike in Iganga transport 4 2

The teachers had been informed that they were to sign for a transport refund of 30,000 Shillings each. They stormed out of the training hall at around 12:30 pm demanding their facilitators to either increase the transport costs or cancel the training.
17:22
17:22

Upcountry Bus Fares Stable festive season 4 1

Transport to Gulu which was 40,000 shillings to 50,000 shillings a week ago, has reduced to 20,000-25,000 shillings. To Agago district, transport is now 35,000-40,000 shillings from 60,000 shillings.
16:33
16:33

Wakiso District Turns to KCCA for Support to Improve Road Network transport 2 1

Wakiso District Engineer Sam Mwesigwa notes that the district has over 536 kilometres of roads, more than half of which are strategic roads, which however remain in a poor state and in dire need of an upgrade. Mwesigwa blames the state of roads on budget shortfalls.
11:49
11:49

Heavy Rain Paralyzes Transport in Hoima Municipality Bridge 2 2

The heavy downpour that started at around 2 am lasted for close to six hours until 8 am sweeping away a bridge connecting the two divisions, leaving several residents stranded.
13:32
13:32

Inside Story: How Makerere Lecturer Appointed Student to Lecture Colleagues investigation 1 Top story

A university probe team assigned to investigate the matter found Dr. Kanakulya in breach of the university rules, regulations and procedures. The team has recommended that Dr. Kanakulya be referred to the university Appointments Board for Disciplinary Action.
13:24
13:24

How Former ICT Director Fell Out With Mak Adminstration Makerere University 1

Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
10:10
10:10

Students Injured in Jinja-Kamuli Road Accident village 3 2

Initial reports indicate that the driver of a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 639S lost control of the vehicle which was reportedly over speeding and swerved off the road after hitting a raised hump. The vehicle overturned in Lwanda village.
11:56
11:56

Busoga North Regional Traffic Officer Accused of Misconduct corruption 2 1

Bagiire says that a number of taxi drivers within Kamuli and Buyende districts have lodged complaints against Tweheyo whom they accuse of abetting corruption and manhandling them during arrests.
14:25
14:25

Minister Asks Taxi Drivers to Call Off Strike security 1 1

Khalid Muyingo, the chairperson of Jinja taxi operators’ association who spoke on behalf of all drivers in the region says that the reason of the protest is tasking them to pay old fines which had been phased out in 2016.
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